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Colonial Williamsburg: Past & Present: Podcasts


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May 17
2010

Fifes and Drums: The Music

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.

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May 10
2010

Fifes and Drums: The Instruments

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

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May 12
2008

Fifes and Drums at 50

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.

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May 14
2007

Drummer's Call

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

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Jul 11
2005

Fife and Drum Major

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.

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