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ESSAYS

 About Early American Music
Dances of Colonial America
 George Bush, fiddler
Levi Lovering's Drum Manuscript
On a March Allegedly Played. . .
George Washington and the Dance
Ancient Fifes and Drums
On the Set of The Last of The Mohicans
Social Change as Reflected in The Dancing Master

TEACHER RESOURCES

KMEA 2008
Study Guide for Maryland Program
How to Dance a Country Dance
How to Dance a Minuet
How to Dance a Cotillion
How to Dance a Reel
What about Clothing and Patterns?

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

General Bibliography
Fife and Drum Literature to 1950
Early American Dance to 1820
Trumpet and Bugle Sources to 1839

FAQs
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Were there bands in early America?
What did an Indian dance look like?
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Was The Star Spangled Banner really a drinking song?
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I have an old music book. Are you interested?

 
ON-LINE DATA BASES

The Performing Arts in Early American Newspapers, 1690-1783

Early American Songsters, 1734-1820: An Index

Dance Figures Index: English Country Dances, 1651-1827

Dance Figures Index: American Country Dances, 1730-1810

The Dancing Master, 1651-1728: An Illustrated Compendium

Early American Secular Music and Its European Sources, 1589-1839: An Index

  
Created and published September 18, 2001    Updated February 21, 2013
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