Here is a pod cast on how to form your very own Civil War Brass Band! The talk is being given by Dan Woolpert, a member of the Heritage Military Music Foundation. Get to it
Monday, April 14, 2008
The National Association of Civil War Brass Music is a non-profit organization formed to "collect, preserve and make available for research and performance both the music and the instruments of American brass bands of the mid-19th century, particularly military bands and bugles of the American Civil War, and to present such music in public performances for the purpose of educating the general public and furthering public awareness and understanding of this important part of our American cultural heritage." Here is a link to their web site:
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
If you are ever looking for music from the Civil War Era this is the best source there is. The Library of Congress has the largest colloection of Civil War sheet music in the nation. You can search by subject, title or author. Here is the link.