SONGS -- English
SONGS -- French
Magnificent a capella chansons à répondre (response
songs). I can't vouch for the temporal authenticity of all the
songs, but if any recording captures the feeling of a bunch of
guys belting out songs as the drag themselves up a river, or as
they dance about a campfire after a wee dram, this is it. Okay, so
the harmonies of the Corps of Discovery may not have been this
tight, but we'll never know for sure.
dans cette maison de fête"
of the Voyageurs"
A choir sings these songs, so the recording definitely doesn't
sound like the expedition. But the songs are all good, old
of Gold" -- William
Pint & Felicia Dale.
Wonderful recording overall, but "C'est L'Aviron" only
Familial" -- Daniel
This recording is *fantastic*, though some of the songs are too
new, and the instrumentation is all wrong for Pierre.
La Façon..." -- Hommage
The best of these sorts of albums thus far. Wonderful song about
and Clark: Songs of the Journey" -- Kindra Ankney wrote these
delightful songs and Bobby Horton performs them. There's a beautifully
illustrated companion book to go along with the recording.
and Clark: Sounds of
This one is the most ambitious attempt to put together a survey of
the music of the expedition. I highly recommend this one, though
the fiddling is a bit too clean and un-dancelike to be authentic
(in my opinion, of course--not having heard Monsieur Cruzatte
& Clark: The Journey of the Corps of
Soundtrack to the PBS documentary about the expedition.
Music is not necessarily authentic, but it's beautiful
the Journals of Lewis and
Classical work commissioned to celebrate the fortieth anniversary
of the Great Falls Symphony (Great Falls, Montana). On