Free America!: Early Song of Resistance and Rebellion ()

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The Boston Camerata did much to introduce the early music movement to American audiences, and the group has a large recording catalog. Under new director Anne Azéma, its recordings have become sparser, but if their new recordings are going to be as well thought out as Free America!, then the waits will be worth it. What Azéma and the Camerata offer here is nothing less than a rethinking of the early American choral and vocal repertory, which up to now has not had performances that placed the music in convincing contexts and ...

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  1. Friendly Union, song (Tune: The New Union)
  2. The Cuba March with The New Union
  3. Bunker Hill
  4. Liberty Tree
  5. Chester, hymn
  6. Captain Kidd
  7. Jolly Soldier
  8. The Boston March
  9. Saw You My Hero
  10. David's Lamentation
  11. Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier, folk song (a.k.a. "Shule Agra", "Butternut Hill")
  12. Prince William's March
  13. Repentance, hymn
  14. Thirst for Gold, song (Tune: Russia)
  15. My Body Rock ?Long Fever, song
  16. Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?
  17. Sanctum Te, hymn
  18. Pretty Home, song
  19. Hebrew Children
  20. False are the Men of High Degree, song (Tune: Wabash)
  21. The Rich Man, hymn
  22. The Rambling Soldier ("I Am a Soldier, I Shall Say, that Rambles for Promotion"), folk song
  23. The Apple Tree
  24. Trumpet of Peace
  25. March, vocalise ("Clamanda")
  26. O Zion Arise
  27. Regimental Quick March Of The Grenadier 'The British Grenadiers'
  28. Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
  29. Yankee Doodle, song
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Free America!: Early Song of Resistance and Rebellion
2019, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 3149020938256

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