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Posted By: GUEST
16-Jun-05 - 02:23 PM
Thread Name: Civil War Music Fest in Windham NY - Aug
Subject: Civil War Music Fest in Windham NY - Aug
THE CIVIL WAR MUSIC HERITAGE GATHERING & ENCAMPMENT will happen over the weekend of Aug 5, 6 & 7, 2005 in Windham, NY. The link above will get you to the details.

Musical performances include:

CIVIL WAR ERA MUSICALE - Presented by Helen Beedle, highly acclaimed pianist.
CONFEDERATES AT THE KEYBOARD - Southern Piano Music During The Civil War by David Thompson
FIFTH CORPS MUSIC - A wonderful group of parlor musicians from Ohio
GALLANT SONS OF ERIN - perform a program called, No Irish Need Apply
JED MARUM - Celtic performer presents songs and stories from his Civil War Collection
JERRY ERNST - performs a program called, Minstrel Banjo
PROVIDENCE BRIGADE and EXCELSIOR CORNET - bands perform Authentic mid-19th Century Brass Band Music
SHAPE NOTE SINGING - Regina Daly, George and Jean Seiler will conduct the workshop
SUSQUEHANNA TRAVELLERS - perform The Music of 19th Century America
WAYFARING STRANGER - Songs & Letters of the Civil War performed by The 77th NY Regimental Balladeers

There's lots more, including:

reenactor, era apparel and historical workshops
artwork exhibits
film presentations
theatrical presentations
author/historian presentations

Music is stage performances AND sessions, so bring a song and yur voice!