Music & History 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 a Celtic ballad concert for St. Paul's Retirement Community at Hooleys Public House at Grossmont Center. March 2019.
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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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A few clips from our Thanksgiving Notes "history through music" show. This musical event features songs from colonial America, including the "Pilgrims," their colonial neighbors, and the American experience.
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Sharing pirate ballads, shanties, immigration songs, and maritime adventure on The Star of India. Thank you Gener for a great morning!
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Special tunes on The Star of India..for the Grandkids. 
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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.
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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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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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Many Strings presents an educational music program that honors Presidents Washington and Lincoln and shares music from the slavery experience.
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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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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. Available at the Maritime Museum Store.
See the "Film" tab for updated video and other music videos. This is an early version that was used for a DVD.
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Thank you Gener for your kind and generous welcome. We had a wonderful time sharing the music of the steerage class...in the steerage area of our most wonderful San Diego treasure, The Star of India. 
Lisdoonvarna is a traditional Celtic group that formed from the Celtic classes at OASIS.
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Lisdoonvarna, a Celtic gathering from the OASIS Slow Jam Celtic Music class, shares their music on the HMS Surprise. This ship is part of the Maritime Museum in San Diego. It was used in the Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World . Thank you Gener for your very kind invitation.
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Lisdoonvarna formed from the Celtic classes at OASIS. 

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Thank you very much Craig and Erin for inviting Lisdoonvarna into your wonderful Hooleys Public House.  Lisdoonvarna was formed from the OASIS Celtic Slow Jam classes.
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