Performances by today's artists that recreate the music of Lewis & Clark's day.
Perfect Harmony" -
The Discovery String
Band (Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Paul & Win Grace, and Bob Dyer)
meld a variety of traditional 18th and 19th century songs and contemporary
compositions to create a musical voyage along the Expedition's route.
The Expedition members
were from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, including French, Scots,
Irish, and English.
Recorded on location
at several sites along the Trail, artists present both European-American
and American Indian music with which the Corps would have been familiar.
& Clark -
The Trail Band employs
a number of 18th and 19th century instruments, like the dudelsack and
the flageolet, to present songs from the era of the Expedition and modern
compositions reflecting the Corps's accomplishments. Features "Shenandoah,"
"Saint Anne's Reel," and "Drive The Cold Winter Away."
of the Lewis & Clark Era -
While we don't know
what specific tunes were played by the members of the Expedition, research
has uncovered several popular songs from the late 1700s and early 1800s,
which are presented here. Includes "Yankee Doodle," "Soldier's
Joy," "Pop Goes the Weasel" and other favorites.
Music in the Age
of Jefferson -
Recorded in the Dome
Room of the University of Virginia, the trio presents works by Jefferson's
contemporaries, including Haydn and Mozart.
The Chorale presents
a selection of traditional 19th century music, including "Chester"
and "Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier."