The colonial era in America began in 1607 with the colonization of Jamestown, Virginia. Music .... In the 18th century, Americans composed a number of their own hymns, often .... One of his compositions, "My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free", is well-remembered as the first art song from the United States ( though this is ...


Visual art of the United States or American art is visual art made in the United States or by U.S. ... But in the later 18th century two U.S. artists, Benjamin West and John .... As with music and literature, this development was delayed until artists ...


Thomas Walter from Roxbury, Massachusetts and titled: The Grounds and Rules of Musick Explained, or An Introduction to the Art of ...


Sep 18, 2001 ... CDs by David & Ginger Hildebrand · CDs by Other Artists ... Colonial music was not so much music written in America before the Revolution as it was ... To understand, appreciate, and translate such rich history behind the pleasing ... Women also played harps, but not before the end of the 18th century.


North America, with the temperate climate of the Eastern ... of idealism produced its own types of art, architecture, music and ...


Next, for those of you who have tried to delve into 18th century songs before this, you ... To understand why, we need to review the history of song. ... This site has a list of some of the songs which were popular prior to and during the American Revolutionary War period. ... "Fine Singing Isn't Dead, It's Just an Art in Transition.


British influence on American music continued to be strong in the early 18th Century. ... the 19th century and recorded many times by early recording artists.


In the 18th century, national performance styles tended again to merge, ... The heyday of the concert artist began before Haydn's first journey to London, and it still ... virtuosos traveling throughout Europe and, later, North and South America.


Colonial Williamsburg journal, a popular history magazine about historic ... They provide another means of understanding eighteenth-century America. ... He teaches arts and humanities at Virginia Tech's Center for Interdisciplinary Studies , ...