Saturday, May 14, 2011

News from the George Bailey Orchestra

New York History Review and the George Bailey Orchestra put together this great album of city and town songs from vintage sheet music in the Library of Congress on Victorian Pride - Favorite Songs of New York State.
Songs include

Buffalo “The Belles of Buffalo Polka” 1855 and “The Buffalo City Cadet March” 1877
Binghamton “The Binghamton March” 1855, “The Susquehanna Waltz” 1845, “Oak-Leaf Schottisch” 1879, “Life on the Susquehanna” 1882, and “Chenango Polka” 1879
Ithaca “Cayuga Mazurka” 1874
Albany “Duchess of Albany Gavotte” 1883
Elmira “Elmira Schottish” 1856 and “Little Barefoot Waltzes” 1885
Chautauqua “Memories of Chautauqua” 1885
Niagara Falls “Niagara Schottisch” 1852
Syracuse “Oneida Polka” and “Syracuse City March” 1851
Poughkeepsie “Poughkeepsie Polka” 1853
Rochester “Rochester New City Hall March” 1874
Saratoga “The Belle of Saratoga” 1871
Utica “Utica French Academy March” 1851
Yonkers “Twilight Reverie” 1883

You can hear all the song previews on iTunes

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