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Gillian B. Anderson
Colonial Singers and Players (Washington, DC)

American Political and Patriotic Music in the Colonial Newspapers, 1773-1783

To characterize the musical repetories of lyrics, both political and patriotic, collected from the colonial American newspapers, 1773-1783; to establish the fact that the Colonies had a rich and varied musical tradition; to produce educational and entertaining performing editions for 1976, and for teachers and scholars in American music, literature, history and folklore; to provide a model for future studies of American political and patriotic music.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$19,620 (approved)
$19,620 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1972 – 10/31/1974