Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Experience History Through Music {Tuesday's Treasures}

Boy am I excited about this one !  For the last month I have had the privileged of using this series of books.  We are in love! On Friday I will be sharing my review but for now I'd like to give you a little more detail about this wonderful resource.

Westward Ho! – Heart of the Old West
America's westward expansion is amazingly rich in stories and songs.  In Westward Ho!, you will find the pioneer spirit that stirred the hearts of thousands of Americans to leave the safety and comfort of home expressed in folk songs of or about that time.  Now you can experience the pioneers' adventures, dangers, joys, sorrows and hopes as you join in and sing along.

  1. Apple Picker's Reel    2:25 (This is Sir N's favourite piece)
  2. Boll Weevil    2:18
  3. Missionary's Farewell    5:01
  4. Oh, California    2:17
  5. Ho! For California    4:20
  6. San Juan Pig War    2:47
  7. Chisholm Trail    2:52
  8. Westward Ho!    5:12
  9. Home On The Range    5:02
  10. Little Old Sod Shanty    3:18
  11. Strawberry Roan    3:16
  12. Old Settler    4:52
  13. Gooey Duck    1:55
  14. Little Cabin in the Cascade Mountains    2:34

Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder
The well-loved stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder will come to life all over again as you listen to the songs that were a part of life for the Ingalls and thousands of other pioneering families.

Written by William Anderson, noted Laura Ingalls Wilder biographer, the book also includes beautiful photos by internationally known Little House photographer, Leslie A. Kelly.

  1. Wait for the Wagon   1:48
  2. Green Grows the Laurel   4:04
  3. The Old Chariot   1:45
  4. Buy a Broom   2:14
  5. Sweet By and By   3:55
  6. Rock Me to Sleep    4:03
  7. Buffalo Gals   1:58
  8. A Railroad Man for Me   1:45
  9. Beware   2:55
  10. Pop! Goes the Weasel   1:03
  11. Oft in the Stilly Night   2:45
  12. The Girl I left Behind Me   2:29
  13. My Sabbath Home   4:12

America 1750 to 1890– Heart of a New Nation
From the French and Indian War to the first transcontinental railroad, America is a chronological tour of American history through its music. Enjoy the songs and stories of our past that have been shared from generation to generation—songs that make you laugh, make you cry, and make your patriotic spirit soar.

  1. Yankee Doodle   1:39
  2. Star Spangled Banner   2:39
  3. Erie Canal   2:12
  4. Oh, Susanna   1:55
  5. Sweet Betsy From Pike   3:17
  6. All Night, All Day   3:50
  7. Old Dan Tucker   1:52
  8. Wade In The Water   3:41
  9. Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier   1:41
  10.  When Johnny Comes Marching Home   2:23
  11. Shenandoah   2:20
  12. Git Along L'il Dogies   3:44
  13. Drill Ye Tarriers   1:56
  14. Polly Wolly Doodle   2:15
  15. She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain   1:38
  16. Old Joe Clark   2:09

  • America  $18.99
  • Westward Ho! $18.99
  • Musical Memories of Laura Ingals Wilder $18.99
Deal alert!
Hurry…this deal ends July 31.

About the Author

Diana Waring is the author of Beyond Survival, Reaping the Harvest and Diana Waring’s History Revealed world history curriculum.

She discovered years ago that “the key to education is relationship.” Beginning in the early ’80s, Diana homeschooled her children through high-school—the real life opportunities to learn how kids learn. Mentored by educators whose focus was honoring Him who created all learners, and with an international background (born in Germany, university degree in French, lifelong student of world history),

Diana cares about how people learn as well as what they learn. Audiences on four continents have enthusiastically received her energetic speaking style.

For those of you who would like to know more about Diana you can read a full author interview over at Crystal Starr and Ben and Me. 

Until Friday my friends :)

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Welcome to Tuesdays Treasures. I started these posts as a way of sharing great books in honour of my friend in New Zealand who would arrive with the treasures she had unearthed at her weekly trip to the library!

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