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.Click here to view
A few moments from a Celtic ballad concert for St. Paul's Retirement Community at Hooleys Public House at Grossmont Center. March 2019.Click here to view
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."Click here to view
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.Click here to view
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.Click here to view
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.Click here to view
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.Click here to view
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.Click here to view
San Diego's music in the Cabrillo National Park Visitor Center.Click here to view
Many Strings presents an educational music program that honors Presidents Washington and Lincoln and shares music from the slavery experience.Click here to view
Slides showing the integration of music and third grade VAPA and Social Studies standards.Click here to view
Song: "The Eddystone Light," a humorous early American song. Demonstrates student musicianship and student designed drama and dance.Click here to view
Student performance of music from American history. Demonstrates singing, historical introductions, and parent participation.Click here to view
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.Click here to view
See the "Film" tab for updated video and other music videos. This is an early version that was used for a DVD.
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.Click here to view
Lisdoonvarna is a traditional Celtic group that formed from the Celtic classes at OASIS.
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.Click here to view
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Lisdoonvarna formed from the Celtic classes at OASIS.