Music of the Charles Carroll Family (1785-1832) - CD

SKU 29683

In this recording you will hear music from the library of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, one of Maryland's four Signers of the Declaration of Independence. The selections are typical of early American repertory just after the Revolution. Program notes offer historical background, a list of musical sources, and details concerning the instruments and selections.

These vocal and instrumental pieces were recorded using period and authentic reproduction instruments: violin, English and Baroque guitars, harpsichord, pianoforte, organ, recorder, and hammered dulcimer.

Sample track: 

Carroll’s 2 of April / Carroll’s Thoughts on Eternity