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New show: Victorian parlor songs

While we love 18th-century songs and dances and the opportunity to craft new shows around period themes–most recently, “The Real Music of Alexander Hamilton,” “Music for the Marquis de LaFayette,” and “Colonial Spies”–we also love getting the chance to play … Continue reading

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New Christmas CD!

There is perhaps no better instrument for Christmas music than the hammered dulcimer. “It just sounds like the angels,” said one recent audience member. People have been asking us for years for a Christmas CD, and now we are pleased … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Funeral Train in Albany

In April of 1865, Lincoln’s funeral train stopped in Albany on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illinois. The president’s body lay in state at the New York state capitol from 1 am until 2 pm on April 26, … Continue reading

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New CD!

We are pleased to announced that our fifth CD, Brandy O! Music from the Parlors of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, is finally out! It’s a spirited selection from the vast archives of music in the households of our First … Continue reading

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