Friday, December 02, 2016
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CMI is grounded upon primary research enlightened by interdisciplinary scholarship, disseminated through scholarly writing, authentic performances, and sound recordings made to the highest standards.  Founded in 1999 we are now in our 16th year of promoting and encouraging the understanding of early American history through music.

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David & Ginger Hildebrand are the public faces of THE COLONIAL MUSIC INSTITUTE (CMI),
an on-line compendium of research resources, publications, and educational outreach in the fields of early American music and dance.

new BBC radio program on the "Star-Spangled Banner" - David is interviewed from 6:55 to 8:40, introducing Jose Feliciano; includes interview with the living brother of Jimi Hendrix

Recordings of Isaiah Thomas ballads on American Antiquarian Society website - index.

click here for review of ballad concert in Worcester, Mass.

David's book "Musical Maryland" is now finally scheduled for publication via Johns Hopkins University Press this coming spring.  Big deal, and more forthcoming.