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"A Wonderful collection of late 19th-century fare." The Washington Post "An outstanding collection...educational and entertaining." Parents Guide/AudiowebThe cast of the Washington, D.C. Revels traces how American music was fashioned from distinct European- and African-American styles. A delightful Americana panorama of ebullient gospel shouters, prim Sunday-go-to-meetin' hymns, brisk fiddle tunes, lonely slave spirituals, plucky brass band numbers, and timelss fold songs. A few are Christmassy, but this is definitely an all-year-round record. Features fiddle greats Bruce Moelsky and Andrea Hoag. The 29 selections include "Amazing Grace," Run, Mary, Run," "Behold That Star," "Balm in Gilead," and "Children, Go Where I Send Thee."