Music & History Videos

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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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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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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Here are a few samples of the on-line OASIS music experience through the promotional videos.
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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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San Diego's music in the Cabrillo National Park Visitor Center.
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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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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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Special tunes on The Star of India..for the Grandkids. 
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During the pandemic the music continued through ZOOM and OASIS. From the ZOOM garage setting. 
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From pandemic live stream classes: Focus: Maritime songs and ballads.

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From the pandemic era: for my jam mates
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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 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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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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From the pandemic time: Checking Zoom sound settings, etc.
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Quick recording. With ZOOM and WA47 jr microphone.
Trebles and mids at 9 on the mixer to compensate a bit for ZOOM's treble frequency preference.
Purpose of recording: demo the utility of the Nashville tuning with a 6 string banjo.
Admissions: strings are a bit old. 
Nashville tuning uses the high strings of a 12-string set, leaving a set of normal tuning for another instrument.
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A Navaho Warrior/ Bow and Arrow Song. Performed by Toney Begay, Navaho back county expert guide. April 2022. 
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The House-back Riding Song/ Traveling Song, shared by Mr. Begay, Navaho Hunt's Mesa back country guide.
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Healing Song shared by Toney Begay, Navaho trail guide, in slot canyon near Hunt's Mesa. April 2022.
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A sample to support the selling of this travel hammered dulcimer. It went to Nashville. 
(This video was left "flat" re. EQ. No enhancements were processed with it.)
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