Popular music of the Civl War period
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Statementby Frieda Emma Block
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 27 leaves :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25575099M

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Music of the Civil War Era. As divisive and destructive as the Civil War was, the era nevertheless demonstrated the power that music could play in American culture. Popular songs roused passion on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line, and military bands played music to entertain infantry units-and to rally them on to war/5(2). Specifically for American folk music, the war inspired songwriting on both sides of the conflict, as amateurs and professionals wrote new, timely lyrics to old English, Scottish, and Irish ballads as well as original compositions. Some of the popular songs are still well known today, such as the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). out of 5 stars out of 5 stars 1, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and out of 5 stars 1, Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial. The Seven Days: The Emergence of Robert E. Clifford Dowdey. out of 5 stars Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of .

More of the music of the era has endured than from any other period in our history." References • Bernard, Kenneth A., Lincoln and the Music of the Civil War, Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho, • Currie, Stephen, Music in the Civil War, Betterway Books, Cincinnati, Ohio, The Music Division is pleased to present such a wealth of material delving into a period of American musical history that is as complex as it is fascinating. Collections of Band Music in Band Music from the Civil War Era A. Printed Music. Brass Band Journal. New York: Firth, Pond, and Co., Part books. Dodworth's Brass Band School. American Civil War music is some of the most emotional and gripping art of the 19th century. The music of the Civil War era captures the trying times that torn a young nation apart. The music of the Civil War era captures the trying times that torn a young nation apart. In fact hymns as a staple in the song repertory of Americans persisted well into the World War I era where "O God our help in ages past" sits next to "Old Black Joe" in the index of the popular sing-along book I Hear American Singing (); and even as late as the s "Holy, Holy, Holy" is just above "Home, Sweet Home" in the index of The Golden Book of Favorite Songs ().

The evening's program features a blend of popular, classical, and continental melodies typical of the Civil War era. For your enjoyment, Liz Stell and Bill Matthiesen have assembled several of their favorite Spare Parts for the dance orchestra: flute, piano, violins, viola, mandolin, cornet, and double bass. The Hardtacks: Bringing History to Life in Song & Story Musicians/educators Woody Pringle & Marek Bennett conduct participatory CONCERTS & school RESIDENCIES featuring the music & voices of the CIVIL WAR ERA in a unique combination of period music, primary sources, & visual materials. Results: of 2, | Refined by: Part of: Civil War Sheet Music Collection Remove Available Online Remove. Collection Items. View. Go. Sort By. Go. Notated Music What's de matter, Uncle Sam? Popular Songs of the Day 2,; Civil War and Reconstruction. For most of us, Civil War music consists of a few patriotic songs. "Battle Hymn of the Republic," and "Dixie" immediately come to mind. But Civil War music was more than these old : Timothy Walch.