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Fifes and Drums Multimedia


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.

Fifes and Drums at 50

May 12, 2008

A new documentary reflects on five decades of Fifes and Drums. Director Mike Durling talks about building a film that looks through the years and across the country.

Drummers Call

May 14, 2007

The noble tradition of the fifes and drums is celebrated May 18-20 during Drummers Call.

Fife and Drum Major

July 11, 2005

A passion for the music and a love of history motivate Lance Pedigo to work with young people entering the Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg.