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Fifes and Drums Multimedia

Audio

4th of July Concert
4th of July Concert

Lively dance tunes and spirited medleys are heard on the "The Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg 4th of July Concert." Performed live on Market Square July 4, 2005, the music also includes a salute to each of the 13 original colonies and concludes with "The Star Spangled Banner" and the sound of fireworks.

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A Grand Entertainment
A Grand Entertainment

Since the first organized Christmas celebration drew visitors to Colonial Williamsburg in 1936, nothing quite matches the beauty, imagination, excitement, pageantry, sights, smells, sounds, and grandeur of the Christmas season in Colonial Williamsburg.

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A Numerous and Brilliant Assembly: A Colonial Williamsburg Musical Sampler
A Numerous and Brilliant Assembly: A Colonial Williamsburg Musical Sampler

Selected performances from nine of Colonial Williamsburg's recordings, including fife and drum marches, chamber music, slave chants, and tavern songs.

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Echoes of Revolution
Echoes of Revolution

Another fine collection of military and marching music performed by the Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg.

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Marching Out of Time
Marching Out of Time

Exhilarating fife and drum music that marked the routine of military troops during the 18th century and sent the patriots marching into battle.

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The World Turned Upside Down
The World Turned Upside Down

The Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg carry forward the tradition of military music heard on the battlefields of Yorktown.

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Downloads

Precision

Precision

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Holiday march

Holiday march

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Measured rhythm

Measured rhythm

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On the Palace green

On the Palace green

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Marching on

Marching on

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Drumming

Drumming

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Interactive

Drum Corps Tryout

Drum Corps Tryout

Don't miss the beat and you'll make it in the Corps!
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Podcasts

Fifes and Drums: The Music

May 20, 2013

Members of the Senior Corps of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums play the tunes that directed a soldier through his day, from morning’s first light to the night’s last ale.

Fifes and Drums: The Instruments

May 13, 2013

Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums introduces the instruments designed to be heard under cannon fire and over musket volleys. Learn the history of their distinctive sound with Amy Miller and members of the Senior Fife and Drum Corps.

 

Slideshows

4th of July Fifes and Drums Reunion

Drummer's Call

The Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg

Video

The Sound of Independence

The Sound of Independence

Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums summon the sounds of the Revolution.

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 1

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 1

May 17, 2008

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 2

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 2

May 17, 2008

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 3

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 3

May 17, 2008

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 4

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 4

May 17, 2008

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 5

Drummer's Call Webcast, Part 5

May 17, 2008

Basel Historical Performance

Basel Historical Performance

Basel, Switzerland July 17-18, 2008

Basel Musical Performance

Basel Musical Performance

Basel, Switzerland July 17-18, 2008

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - George Carrol alumni

Fifes and Drums - George Carrol alumni

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - John Moon alumni

Fifes and Drums - John Moon alumni

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - Junior Corps

Fifes and Drums - Junior Corps

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - Senior Corps

Fifes and Drums - Senior Corps

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - Tim Sutphin alumni

Fifes and Drums - Tim Sutphin alumni

Fifes and Drums - 50th Anniversary, July 4, 2008

Fifes and Drums - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2008

Fifes and Drums - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2008

Fifes and Drums march in New York, November 27, 2008

 





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