Music of the American Colonies


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Music of the American Colonies
By Anne and Ridley Enslow
CD and Booklet
64 pages

Recordings of music from the American Colonial period. Includes a teacher's guide containing activity suggestions and a 64-page booklet containing notes, song lyrics (no melody notation), and 2 primary-source readings on the African-American and Native-American experiences in colonial America. 22 songs, tunes, and primary-source readings. All tunes are performed in a folk style and focus on the diverse cultures found in the colonies, including English, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Spanish. Music is performed on instruments found in the American colonies, from the violin and wooden flute to the hammered dulcimer and glass armonica (invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761).  

One Misty Moisty Morning
A Tobacco Song
Gathering Peascods
Luilak/ Fiere Pinkster Bloem
New England's Annoyances
Psalm 116
Bobbing Joe/ Galloping Nag/ Marquis of Huntly
Great Lord Frog to Lady Mouse
Over the Hills & Far Away
Canasatego Reading/ Moccasin Dance
En Roulant Ma Boule
Come Haste to the Wedding/ Mulberry Garden/ Money in Both Pockets
In the Fields in Frost & Snows
Down Among the Dead Men
Olaudah Equiano Reading/Angola
A-Taxing We Will Go
The Irishman's Epistle to the Officers & Troops at Boston/ Irish Washerwoman
O Say Bonny Lass
A Soldier's Song
Cornwallis Country Dance/ Fisher's Hornpipe.


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Doing research on music of the colonies for a third grade program.
Theresa L on Apr 26, 2013
Doing research on music of the colonies for a third grade program.
Theresa L on Apr 26, 2013

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