Listen to the authentic music of Howard Marshall, Vivian Williams, Phil Williams and John Williams as they help you to experience the Lewis & Clark era. Although the Lewis & Clark journals did not mention specific tunes, the New Columbia Fiddlers have done extensive research to uncover many of the popular tunes of the period. On this CD these tunes are masterfully performed in old-time style on violins, fretless and fretted banjo, mandolin, guitar and percussion. Experience the fiddle dance music from America’s formative years! All Instrumental.
THE TUNES: Yankee Doodle, Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms, En Passant par la Lorraine/Aupres de ma Blonde/Malbrough s’en va-t-en guerre, Miss McCleod’s Reel, The Country Courtship/Jefferson and Liberty, Durang’s Hornpipe, Road to Boston, Rye Whiskey, New Rigged Ship, My Love is but a Lassie, College Hornpipe, Rakes of Mallow, Haste to the Wedding, Devils Dream, Old Molly Hare, Life Let Us Cherish, MacDonald’s Reel/Leather Britches, Sir Roger de Coverley, Ricketts Hornpipe, Columbus Cotillion, Molly Put the Kettle On, Pop Goes the Weasel, Soldiers Joy, The White Cockade.