Music Ed. Videos

San Diego County Music for the docents of Mission Trails Regional Park. Sequence begins with beautiful local Native American songs, and then musically celebrates the Spanish, Mexican, and American historical periods of California history.
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A few moments from an OASIS/ Point Loma Library Celtic Sing A-Long and an OASIS Mission Valley Irish Play A-Long. Also, special sharing from an delightful Irish lady on her mother's songs.
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Music and history for Cabrillo National Monument. This interactive event began with local Native American music, the music of the Spanish and English explorers, the Mexican Rancho Period and concluded with the music of the American settlers. The program's selections had a maritime emphasis.
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The music of California can be used to teach 4th grade students history, music, English and Spanish. This video samples the program that Many-Strings provides for the San Diego History Center "School in the Park Program."
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This video samples a few minutes from an interactive music program for OASIS Mission Valley. The program focused on the music of the American Revolution, and included well known songs as well as some very accessible period songs that the American public enjoyed during the late 1700's and early 1800's.
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A few moments from San Diego History Center's "School in the Park" program. A musical field trip that samples California and San Diego history.
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San Diego's music in the Cabrillo National Park Visitor Center.
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Many Strings presents an educational music program that honors Presidents Washington and Lincoln and shares music from the slavery experience.
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Photography and recorded music by Many-Strings. Instrumental medley of American immigration and maritime songs, sea shanties, and a pirate ballad.  Authentic historical music includes: An Invitation to North America, Ye Parliament of England, In Good Old Colony Times, Santy Anno, John Kanaka, and Henry Martin. DVD (5:31) and Phillys Burns' historical novel "Iron Lady at Sea" are available for purchase. $12:00 plus postage.Contact us using the Contact tab for more info. Also available at the Maritime Museum Store.
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Question re. the history of the hammered dulcimer. Origin: Middle East (Persia) with subsequent migrations and evolutions to the west ( Europe and North America) and east (China.)
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Slides showing the integration of music and third grade VAPA and Social Studies standards.
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Song: "The Eddystone Light," a humorous early American song. Demonstrates student musicianship and student designed drama and dance.
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Student performance of music from American history. Demonstrates singing, historical introductions, and parent participation.
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This fabulous event was supposed to begin at 5:45...but there is so much dedication and love for this this Remo Percussion NAMM event and Arthur Hull that over a hundred participants showed up over an hour early...the entire event lasted over two hours. The fastest two hours I have ever experienced. 
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Prelude Dusty Strings hammered dulcimer. Excellent upgrades. 2 1/2 active range. Birch laminated top. Plus, try-stander leg system for accommodating uneven floor surface for fine tuning the height and angle. Wonderful for new players or Renaissance, Celtic and Folk music. Professional padded case with shoulder strap and zipper. Original retail was approx. $1300. For sale for $550. 
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