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Songs of the Journey CD/book set

Songs of the Journey CD/book set

Lewis & Clark: Songs of the Journey
The Expeditions Story-in-Song
by Bobby Horton and Kindra Ankney

As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, we would like to introduce you to this exciting new resource to enhance your study of this interesting period of Americas past. As the Corps of Discovery made their way across the continent, they sang. Music was regularly employed to brighten spirits, pass time, and enhance diplomacy. Based on journal entries and related historical documents, Songs of the Journey provides a beginning-to-end look at the expedition in a way that is sure to please Lewis and Clark students of all ages and knowledge levels. The songs are accompanied with a capitivating blend of instruments available to citizens in 1804-1806 in America. "The incomparable Bobby Horton takes you along in words and music on one of Americas greatest adventure stories--the Lewis and Clark Expedition."

Songs include

The Corps of Discovery
Jeffersons Dream
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark: Uncommon Camaraderie
Seaman, Captain Lewiss Dog
Difficulty, Risk & Etc.
Fort Mandan
Cruzattes Fiddle
Bitterroot Mountains
The List
We Proceeded On
Oh, Joy!
Fort Clatsop
They Plied Their Oars Well
Back Home

The 125 page companion book is a well-researched and beautifully illustrated volume which includes background information and journal quotes upon which the songs on the CD are based. Related sidebars, activities and recipes provide an inspiring study of the Lewis and Clark expedition. With nearly 300 pen and ink drawings, it is a wonderful complement to its musical counterpart.

CD/book set, $28.95

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