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Complete Music for the Fife and Drum

By Walter D. Sweet

Composed by Walter D. Sweet. Solos. Complete. All Styles. Compact Disc. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.95483CD).

Item Number: MB.95483CD

ISBN 9780786618507. 5.5 x 5 inches.

This recording combines more than eight tracks with harmonies and drum "fills" to create the full sound of a traditional fife and drum corps and contains the whole book of 78 tunes which range from easy to challenging. Professionally recorded, balanced and mixed.

  • Father O'Flynn 
  • Hashup  Performed by Albert J. Frey
  • Just Before The Battle, Mother  Performed by George F. Root
  • Katy Hill 
  • Scotty O'neil  Performed by Bob Mcquillen
  • Some Distance From Prussia 
  • The Lakes Of Sligo 
  • Turkey In The Straw 
  • York Fusiliers 
  • Huntington  Performed by Colin Sterne
  • Inimitable 
  • Rally 'Round the Flag  Performed by George F. Root
  • Stonewall Jackson's Way 
  • The Green Cockade 
  • The Village Quickstep  Performed by Acton Ostling Sr.
  • Wille Weaver 
  • Colonel Robertson's Welcome  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • Finnegan's Wake 
  • Goober Peas 
  • The British Grenadiers 
  • The Road To Boston  Performed by Acton Ostling Sr.
  • East Hampton Fifes And Drums  Performed by James M. Clark
  • Fancy Six-Eight 
  • Garry Owen 
  • Nine-Stroke Rolloff 
  • Old Saybrook 
  • Plain Six-Eight 
  • St. Patrick's Day In The Morning  Performed by James Clark
  • The Bonnie Blue Flag 
  • Army Tw0-Four  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • Caledonia 
  • Essence Of Tampa 
  • Harum Scarum 
  • Paddy On A Handcar 
  • Pumpkin Creek  Performed by Sanford E. Moeller
  • Steamboat Quickstep 
  • Yankee Doodle 
  • Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean  Performed by David T. Shaw
  • Fifty Cents 
  • Firemen's Quickstep 
  • The Haversack  Performed by Walter D. Sweet
  • The Kingdom Coming  Performed by Henry Clay Work
  • Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!  Performed by George F. Root
  • Army Six-Eight  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • Grandfather's Clock  Performed by Henry Clay Work
  • The Arkansas Traveler 
  • The Eighth Volunteers 
  • The Frog In The Well  Performed by Hart
  • The Six-Shooter  Performed by Walter D. Sweet
  • The Tearful Drummer  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas 
  • Blackberry Quadrille 
  • Dixie  Performed by Daniel D. Emmett
  • Drums And Guns  Performed by Roy Watrous
  • New Tatter Jack 
  • Nutmeg Volunteers 
  • Paddy O'toole  Performed by Ostling
  • Shave-And-A-Haircut 
  • The Downfall Of Paris  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • The Sailing Masters Of 1812 
  • Hell On The Wabash  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • Chicken Reel 
  • Cloverdale Jig 
  • Marching Through Georgia  Performed by Henry Clay Work
  • Monumental Two-Four  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • Old Dan Tucker 
  • The Long March  Performed by Ashworth
  • Ancient And Honorable Artillery  Performed by Bruce And Emmett
  • The Jaybird 
  • The Minstrel Boy 
  • The Moon And The Seven Stars 
  • Three Hundred Years  Performed by Acton Ostling Sr.
  • Eighteen-Twelve 
  • Nancy Hanks 
  • Pig Town Fling 
  • Seven-And-Flam Streetbeat 
  • The Battle Hymn Of The Republic 
  • The Star-Spangled Banner  Performed by John Stafford Smith
  • The General 
  • The Sailor's Hornpipe 
  • City Guards 
  • Jefferson And Liberty 
  • Martin's Rattler  Performed by William Martin
  • Crown Point  Performed by Roy Watrous
  • Granny, Will Your Dog Bite? 
  • Irish Reel 
  • Oyster River Hornpipe  
  • Sisters  Performed by Acton Ostling Sr.
  • Tallewan 
  • The Blue And The Gray  Performed by Paul Dresser
  • The Girl I Left Behind Me 
  • The Pet of the Pipers 
  • Westbrook Drumcorps 
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home  Performed by Louis Lambert
  • Wrecker's Daughter  Performed by Conrad Fay
  • Connecticut Halftime  Performed by Hart
  • The Northwest Passage 
  • The Wearin' Of The Green 
  • Ratings + Reviews

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  • 2004-07-01 00:00:00.0 Great for Civil War Era Music

    My favorite is Down Fall to Paris and Gary Owen. The only problem is that it needs more modern-day music like In the mood. Don't say that In the mood can't be played on the fife because I in fact play it as a solo. Overall the...

    book is great and a must buy, if you like colonial music.

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