The Harmoneion Singers: Songs of the Civil War [New World]

Audio Samples

>Dixie ("I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land"), song
>All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight for voice & piano
>We Are Coming, Father Abraham, for voice & keyboard
>Mother, Is the Battle Over? for voice & piano
>Tenting On the Old Campground
>Drummer Boy of Shiloh, for voice & piano
>Beauregard's Retreat From Shiloh, for narrator, chorus & piano
>Jeff in Petticoats for voice & keyboard
>Weeping, Sad and Lonely, for voice & keyboard
>I'm a Good Old Rebel, folksong
>When Johnny Comes Marching Home, march song
>We Are Coming from the Cotton Fields, for voice & keyboard

Track List

>Dixie ("I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land"), song
>All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight for voice & piano
>We Are Coming, Father Abraham, for voice & keyboard
>Mother, Is the Battle Over? for voice & piano
>Tenting On the Old Campground
>Drummer Boy of Shiloh, for voice & piano
>Beauregard's Retreat From Shiloh, for narrator, chorus & piano
>Jeff in Petticoats for voice & keyboard
>Weeping, Sad and Lonely, for voice & keyboard
>I'm a Good Old Rebel, folksong
>When Johnny Comes Marching Home, march song
>We Are Coming from the Cotton Fields, for voice & keyboard

Album Notes

Released around the time of the PBS series on the Civil War, this collection offers tunes of that period performed by Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Kathy Mattea, Richie Havens, Waylon Jennings and Sweet Honey in the Rock. It's a celebratory but wistful-sounding collection. ~ Richard Meyer



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