To listen to field music outside of camp, check out these recordings by highly respected fife and drum corps.

Selections:
1) Newport Quick Step
2) Cadence #8, Owl Creek, New Tatter Jack
3) Double Doodle
4) The Yellow Rose of Texas, Stonewall Jackson's Way, Dixie
5) Duke of York's Favorite Troop
6) Three Camps, Slow Scotch
7) Roast Beef
8) Hell on the Wabash
9) Old 1812, Welcome Here Again
10) Peas on a Trencher
11) Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
12) The Minstrel Boy
13) Downfall of Paris
14) Cadence #4, Campbells are Coming
15) Three Cheers, Slow 3/4 Retreat, Three Cheers
16) Sole Leather, Drums and Guns (Fifes Tacit), Sole Leather
17) The Girl I Left Behind Me, Empty Pockets
18) Muffled Drum, Rakes of Mallow
19) Frog in the Well, Old Zip Coon
20) Hanover, Montezuma
21) Cadence #3, Road to Boston, Recruiting Sergeant, Road to Boston, Army 2/4 Cadence
22) Slow Scotch Air (Drums Tacit)

Organization: The Camp Chase Fifes and Drums

Title: The American Civil War - Period Pieces, Vol. I

Available on: Cassette

Price: Cassette $10

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http://www.campchasefifesanddrums.com

Selections:
1) Bold Soldier Boy, The Old Union Wagon, Year of Jubilo
2) Paddy on a Handcar, Ed Kellogg's March
3) Kinnegad Slashers
4) Three Cheers, Red White and Blue
5) The Assembly, Jay Bird Quickstep, Fireman's Quickstep
6) Irishman's Shanty (Fife Solo), St. Patrick's Day in the Morning
7) U.S. March, Squirrel Hunter's Quickstep
8) British Grenadiers
9) The Doublings
10) Hog-Eye Man, The Bedbug and the Flea, Battle Cry of Freedom
11) Three Cheers, Oyster River Hornpipe
12) Adam Bell's March, Liverpool Hornpipe
13) Surgeon's Call - Three Camps, Hart's Dead March, Merry Men Home from the Grave
14) Buffler Gals, Old Dan Tucker, Bonnie Blue Flag, Governor's Island, Jobe's Quickstep
15) "Field Music, Troop the Line!" General Wayne's March, Washington's Artillery March
16) Garryowen, Biddy Oates
17) The General, Old 100, Battle Hymn of the Republic

Organization: The Camp Chase Fifes and Drums

Title: The Civil War, Vol. II

Available on: CD and Cassette

Price: CD $15; Cassette $10

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http://www.campchasefifesanddrums.com

Selections:
1) Drummer's Call, Three Cheers, Singlings of the Troop, Doublings of the Troop, Three Cheers
2) Slow Chester, La Belle Catherine, Chester Quickstep
3) Turkish March, Prince Eugene's March
4) Marquis of Granby's March, Prussiens Gloria, Die Hohenfriedberger Marsch
5) The Harriot
6) York's Fusiliers, The First of September
7) Duke of York's Slow March
8) Pleasures of Spa, Chain Cotillion, Harum Scarum
9) Stony Point, Oh Dear What Can the Matter Be
10) The Rose Tree, The White Cockade, Janizaries March
11) Some Distance from Prussia
12) The Moon and Seven Stars
13) March in Cymon
14) To the Color, Three Cheers, The Star Spangled Banner, Three Cheers
15) Jefferson and Liberty, Tecumseh
16) Smith's Hornpipe
17) Wrecker's Daughter
18) Village Quickstep, City Guards Quickstep
19) Turkey in the Straw, The Chicken Reel
20) Off She Goes, Colonel Robertson's Welcome, Sisters Reel
21) Golden Slippers
22) When Johnny Comes Marching Home
23) Finnegan's Wake
24) Rory O'More, Father O'Flynn
25) Corn Cob Clog
26) The Rouge's March
27) Downshire
28) Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Organization: The Camp Chase Fifes and Drums

Title: Above the Clouds, Vol. III

Available on: CD and Cassette

Price: CD $15; Cassette $10

Order from:
http://www.campchasefifesanddrums.com

Review: Camp Chase has done it again - they have assembled another superb recording of fife and drum music! Volume III, Above the Clouds, features numerous selections played by these masters of music. The 40+ selections are primarily songs from the mid 18th century up through the Civil War. Included with the recording is a booklet that provides a mini history behind each piece, being able to read about the origin of each song also provides an excellent music history lesson. The great music on this CD will make you listen to it over and over and over again. For the reenactor, it will keep you entertained on those long rides home from an event; for the enthusiast, it will expose you to true fife and drum music just as it sounded so long ago. My recommendation to you, get a hold of Above the Clouds by The Camp Chase Fifes and Drums - you will have the drums beating and the fifes sounding in your head for months!

Selections:
1) The Girl I Left Behind Me
2) Governor's Island
3) Road to Boston, Flowing Bowl
4) Ricketts' Hornpipe, Rosebud Reel
5) The Bonnie Blue Flag, Baltimore
6) Downshire
7) Chain Cotillion
8) Guilderoy, White Cockade, Rights of Man
9) Garryowen, Top of Cork Road
10) Moonlight Quickstep, Oyster River Hornpipe
11) Poor Cato
12) Bob Tailed Hoss, Ring De Banjo
13) Ah Ca Ira, Downfall of Paris
14) The Troop, Duke of York's Troop
15) Nolan the Soldier, Marionette's Cotillion
16) The Jay Bird, Fireman's Quickstep
17) Pleasures of Spa
18) Jordan is (Richmond is) a Hard Road
19) Kenderbeck's Quickstep
20) Pop Goes the Weasel, The Campbells are Coming
21) Larry O'Brian
22) Newport
23) The House O' Duncan, Colonel Robertson's Welcome
24) The Minstrel Boy
25) King William Quickstep
26) Some Distance from Prussia
27) Maryland My Maryland, O Carry Me Back to Old Virginia

Organization: The Second Maryland Fifes and Drums

Title: A Band of Brothers, Vol. III

Available on: CD and Cassette

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Selections:
Coming Soon

Organization: The 119th NYSV Field Music

Title: The 119th NYSV Field Music, Vol. I

Available on: CD

Price: CD $15

Order from: http://www.119nysv.org/Music.html

Selections:
1) Panda Bear
2) Drowsy Maggie
3) Royal American Medley
4) Captain O'Kain/Rover Reformed
5) O'Farrell's
6) Two Sided Show
7) Songs of War
8) Paddy O'Rafferty
9) Baroquasaurus
10) The Boys of Bluehill
11) Spirit of America 1995
12) Yankee Doodle

Organization: U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Title: Spirit of America

Available on: CD and Cassette

Price: CD $16.98; Cassette $10.98

Order from:
The Vantage Group
Attn: Altissimo! Recordings
1865 Air Lane Drive Suite 4
Nashville, TN 37210
(1-800-699-9911)

http://www.militarymusic.com/spirit-america.htm

Review: Although this recording is not composed of strictly Civil War period music, it is most definitely one of the best CDs of fife and drum music available. The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps is an organization in the U.S. Army representing the musical history of the Army. They wear the uniforms mandated by regulations of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and play music from the 18th century. Their recording, Sprit of America, captures the corps' music at its very best. They combine the music of the incredibly talented fifers, drummers, and buglers to form a fast paced and entertaining CD that will leave you anxiously waiting their second volume. The selections they play range from moderate fife and drum tunes to intricate combinations of drum tactics and bugling. This really is a unique CD with surprises around every corner. I highly recommend checking out Spirit of America - I know you'll love it!

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