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An American Journey / Michael Jaffee, The Waverly Consort


Release Date: 08/20/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 55522   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William BillingsWilliam WalkerAnonymousAndrew Law,   ... 
Performer:  Kay JaffeeMichael JaffeeRosamund MorleyMatt Glaser,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Bound for the Promised Land
Music in Early America, ca. 1750-1855

Once again available through ArkivMusic, this treasured released from the Waverly Consort is a journey along the musical pathways of America from Colonial times to the Civil War: New England singing masters' "Spir'tual Songs"; patriotic Revolutionary ballads of the "Sons of Liberty"; John Playford's country dances; folk hymns from The Southern Harmony and other popular early American tunebooks.

"... delight follows delight ... exuberant, vital performances." - The Columbus Dispatch
Bound for the Promised Land
Music in Early America, ca. 1750-1855

Once again available through ArkivMusic, this treasured released from the Waverly Consort is a journey along the musical pathways of America from Colonial times to the Civil War: New England singing masters' "Spir'tual Songs"; patriotic Revolutionary ballads of the "Sons of Liberty"; John Playford's country dances; folk hymns from The Southern Harmony and other popular early American tunebooks.

"... delight follows delight ... exuberant, vital performances." - The Columbus Dispatch
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Works on This Recording

1.
Jordan by William Billings
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1786; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Rochester by William Walker
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Flute), Michael Jaffee (Psaltery)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
The Promised Land by William Walker
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Rosamund Morley (Violone),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle), Tony Trischka (Banjo)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Southern Harmony: The Traveller." 
4.
The Traveller by William Walker
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Tony Trischka (Banjo), Matt Glaser (Fiddle),
Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Rosamund Morley (Violone)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Southern Harmony: The Promised Land." 
5.
Pilgrim's Farewell by Anonymous
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Suzanne Peck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1813; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Maxwell by Anonymous
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Tony Trischka (Banjo), Matt Glaser (Fiddle),
Rosamund Morley (Violone), Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Joel Frederiksen (Bass)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1855; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Bunker Hill by Andrew Law
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Drum)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Heroism." 
8.
Heroism by Supply Belcher
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Drum), Rosamund Morley (Violone), Timothy Leigh Evans (Snare Drum)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Bunker Hill." 
9.
Liberty Tree by Anonymous
Performer:  Shannon Anderson (Soprano), Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Kay Jaffee (Harp)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1813; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
The Sons of Liberty by Traditional
Performer:  Timothy Leigh Evans (Tenor), Matt Glaser (Fiddle), Tony Trischka (Banjo),
Michael Jaffee (Guitar)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Is any afflicted by William Billings
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1778; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Marshfield by William Billings
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770/1778; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Ver: 1778 
13.
The English Dancing Master: Cuckolds all a row by John Playford
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Lute), Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Recorder),
Tony Trischka (Banjo), Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
14.
The English Dancing Master: The hole in the wall by John Playford
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Harp),
Tony Trischka (Banjo), Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15.
The English Dancing Master: Nonesuch by John Playford
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Harp),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
16.
The English Dancing Master: Newcastle by John Playford
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Guitar), Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Recorder),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
17.
The English Dancing Master: The merry, merry milkmaids by John Playford
Performer:  Michael Jaffee (Lute), Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Recorder),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
18.
The English Dancing Master: Sedany by John Playford
Performer:  Rosamund Morley (Bass Viola da gamba), Kay Jaffee (Drum), Tony Trischka (Banjo),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
19.
Mercy's Free by William Walker
Performer:  Michele Eaton (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
Springhill by Anonymous
Performer:  Tony Trischka (Banjo), Michele Eaton (Soprano), Matt Glaser (Fiddle),
Rosamund Morley (Violone)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1813; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Hebrew Children by William Walker
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Rosamund Morley (Violone), Michael Jaffee (Guitar),
Tony Trischka (Banjo), Matt Glaser (Fiddle), John Olund (Tenor),
Timothy Leigh Evans (Tenor), Joel Frederiksen (Bass)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Africa by William Billings
Performer:  Rosamund Morley (Violone)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770/1778; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
23.
Psalm 93 by Anonymous
Performer:  Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Michael Jaffee (Psaltery), Shannon Anderson (Soprano),
Matt Glaser (Fiddle), Rosamund Morley (Violone)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection includes portions of three settings of Psalm 93: from 'The Southern Harmony' (1835), 'The Missouri Harmony' (1820), and 'Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music' (1813).
This selecton shares a track and timing with "New Britain." 
24.
New Britain by William Walker
Performer:  Matt Glaser (Fiddle), Kay Jaffee (Hammer Dulcimer), Michael Jaffee (Psaltery),
Shannon Anderson (Soprano), Rosamund Morley (Violone)
Conductor:  Michael Jaffee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waverly Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1835; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Sommer Ctr Hall, Concordia College, NY 
Language: English 

Featured Sound Samples

The Singing Master's Assistant (Billings): Africa
The Southern Harmony (Walker): Rochester
The English Dancing Master (Playford): The Hole in the Wall
The English Dancing Master (Playford): Newcastle

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