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  The Concord Band - Discography
The CD is titled The Concord Band Salutes America, and is a collection of 17 patriotic songs including marches such as Stars and Stripes Forever and Washington Post, armed forces songs such as Semper Fidelis, and patriotic favorites such as God Bless America and America the Beautiful.
The Concord Band released its second CD, a compilation of digitally-mastered performances from the 1992-1994 period, in 2002.
The CD is titled The Best of the Concord Band in Concert, 1992-1994, and features a representative set of selections from concerts during the last few years that the Band was under the baton of William M. Toland.
www.concordband.org /wintercd.html   (340 words)

  
  Emerson in Concord, Section 6   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Records of the Concord Lyceum (Volume A1), showing entries for meetings, April 18-June 13, 1838, documenting Emerson’s delivery of the lecture series “Human Culture.” Ink on paper; bound in leather.
Report of the Standing Committee of the Concord Social Library, in Emerson’s hand, January 6, 1851.
From the records of the Concord Social Library, transferred to the Concord Town Library in 1851 and to the Concord Free Public Library in 1873.
www.concordnet.org /library/scollect/Emerson_Celebration/Section_6.html   (854 words)

  
 Today in History: April 19
At the North Bridge in Concord, the British were confronted again, this time by 300 to 400 armed colonists, and were forced to march back to Boston with the Americans firing on them all the way.
By the end of the day, the colonists were singing "Yankee Doodle" and the American Revolution had begun.
Among those noted in Today in History are the poem "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the statue The Minute Man by sculptor Daniel Chester French.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/apr19.html   (1353 words)

  
 Special Edition: Concord's Waterways
But it is to the writers, poets, and spiritual seekers that the waters of Concord have provided some of the greatest inspiration, the fruits of which have been passed down to us through their words.
To me, the most memorable are their lines of renewal, wonder, epiphany and joy, glinting off the page like the sunlight glows on the still surfaces of our ponds and rivers.
To an extinct race it was grass-ground, where they hunted and fished, and it is still perennial grass-ground to Concord farmers, who own the Great Meadows, and get the hay from year to year.
www.concordma.com /magazine/julaug00/waterways.html   (617 words)

  
 Battles of Lexington and Concord at AllExperts
The supplies at Concord were safe, after all, but they thought their leaders in Lexington were unaware of the potential danger that night.
The militiamen of Concord were undecided whether to wait until they could be reinforced by troops from towns nearby, or to stay and defend the town, or to move east and greet the British Army from superior terrain.
Two of the Acton Minutemen, Abner Hosmer and Captain Isaac Davis, in the center of the line behind the bridge were cut down and killed instantly and four were wounded (including the fifer), but the Massachusetts irregulars continued to advance in regular formation, holding their fire until receiving orders.
en.allexperts.com /e/b/ba/battles_of_lexington_and_concord.htm   (7010 words)

  
 The Hawthorne Inn - Historic Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Following their faith the Puritans settle Concord by the Indian Village of Musketaquid.
Concord telephone area code [508] to change in May 1998 to[978].
Period rooms and galleries featuring treasures associated with all periods of Concord's history.Some highlights on display are Native American artifacts, Emerson's Study, an extensive collection of Thoreau's possessions including furnishings from his cabin at Walden Pond and relics from the Revolutionary War such as Paul Revere's lantern.
www.concordmass.com /history.html   (755 words)

  
 Concord Hymn Summary
The "Concord Hymn" is a song written by Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1837 for the dedication of the Obelisk, a battle monument in Concord, Massachusetts that commemorated the contributions of area citizens at the Battle of Lexington and Concord(April 19, 1775...
Explores the significance of Concord Hymn, a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Concord Hymn: The first stanza is inscribed at the base of The Minute Man statue by Daniel Chester French
www.bookrags.com /Concord_Hymn   (151 words)

  
 Definition of Concord Hymn
The "Concord Hymn" is a song written by Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1837 for the dedication of the Obelisk, a battle monument in Concord, Massachusetts that commemorated the contributions of area citizens at the Battle of Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775), the first battle of the American Revolution.
Emerson's "Concord Hymn" remains a piece of literature that can ring through the hearts and minds of townsfolk and visitors alike who travel to the North Bridge battlefield.
In 1837, the hymn was sung to the tune "Old Hundredth" during Concord's 4th of July celebration.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Concord_Hymn   (239 words)

  
 Interactive Map of Concord, Massachusetts
Not to be missed in Lexington is the National Heritage Museum, featuring a diversity of changing exhibitions on topics ranging from great icons of American history to shows on "pop culture." Whether exhibits or public programs, the stories are guaranteed to be eclectic, engaging and all American.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord culminated here, with "the shot heard round the world," which Ralph Waldo Emerson memorialized in the "Concord Hymn." In 1874, renowned sculptor Daniel Chester French created the Minuteman Statue that stands at one end of the bridge.
The Concord writer, naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau lived for two years in a cabin he built in the woods here, which he wrote about in the book "Walden," published in 1854.
www.concordscolonialinn.com /concord-map.php   (1340 words)

  
 Outline of American Literature
Concord was the site of the first battle of the American Revolution, and Ralph Waldo Emerson's poem commemorating the battle, "Concord Hymn," has one of the most famous opening stanzas in American literature:
Concord was the first rural artist's colony, and the first place to offer a spiritual and cultural alternative to American materialism.
Emerson, who moved to Concord in 1834, and Thoreau are most closely associated with the town, but the locale also attracted the novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, the feminist writer Margaret Fuller, the educator (and father of novelist Louisa May Alcott) Bronson Alcott, and the poet William Ellery Channing.
usinfo.state.gov /products/pubs/oal/lit3.htm   (4318 words)

  
 Em_Con_63--Ralph Waldo Emerson. “Address,” pages 79-81 in Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of Concord Fight, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Aware that the centennial of the Concord Fight on April 19, 1875 would draw national attention, Concord had carefully planned its grand celebration of the event.
He had also supported young Concord sculptor Daniel Chester French in obtaining the commission to design a statue to honor the colonial soldiers who fought on April 19, 1775.
The first verse of Emerson’s “Concord Hymn” was inscribed on its base.
www.concordnet.org /library/scollect/Emerson_Celebration/Em_Con_63.html   (542 words)

  
 Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1837
Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1837
Ralph Waldo Emerson was a key early American philospher, poet and writer, particularly known for his appreciation of individualism, self-reliance and intuition.
He wrote this poem, which was sung as a hymn at a July 4, 1837 ceremony to mark the completion of the Concord Monument, to immortalize the resistance of American Minutemen to British forces on April 19, 1775.
www.nationalcenter.org /ConcordHymn.html   (140 words)

  
 Daniel Chester French: The Concord Minuteman
The Minutemen of Concord and neighboring towns successfully routed the British who retreated to Boston under heavy fire from colonial soldiers who positioned themselves behind rocks and walls to shoot at the British soldiers.
The Old North Bridge over the Concord River is seen and French's statue of the "Concord Minuteman" is seen in the distance.
A view of the inscription on the pedestal of French's "Concord Minuteman, from Emerson's "A Concord Hymn." Emerson, a Concord resident, penned the immortal words "shot heard around the world." However, it was at the battle green in Lexington where the first shots of the Revolution were first fired.
www.yeodoug.com /resources/dc_french/concord_mman/dcfrench_concord_mman.html   (454 words)

  
 The American Sojourn: An Exploration of History and Literature
According to the Literary Trail of Greater Boston, by Susan Wilson and the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, Concord receives international attention because it is known as the birthplace of the American Revolution.
According to the side note at the Concord Museum, it was Paul Revere himself who actually ended up signaling with the lanterns.
It was for this ceremony that Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote “Concord Hymn.” Across the river is the bronze Minute Man statue, made from ten Civil War cannons.
homepage.mac.com /lrsc/sojourn/concord.html   (891 words)

  
 American Experience | Patriots Day | Primary Sources | PBS
Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of America's most celebrated poets and philosophers, was born to a Boston Brahmin family on May 25, 1803, just 28 years after the clashes in Lexington and Concord.
His Concord roots extended back to 1636, when his ancestor Peter Bulkeley founded the town.
Emerson was living in Concord in 1837, when he drafted new words to the tune of a well-known Protestant hymn, "Old Hundredth." Emerson's poem, first sung at the dedication of a battle monument during Concord's Fourth of July festivities, was an instant classic.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/patriotsday/filmmore/ps_02.html   (166 words)

  
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - The Concord Hymn - Free Books 5000.com
Concord Hymn (1836) - This famous poem includes the well-known lines: Here once the embattled farmers stood / And fired the shot heard round the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson's The Concord Hymn for FREE.
OK, you can read every word In The Concord Hymn, but unless you get the CD, look at what you WON'T be able to do.
www.freebooks5000.com /books/summary-EMER_CO.htm   (721 words)

  
 Emerson Biography
Ralph Waldo Emerson, known as the "Sage of Concord," was born in Boston on May 25, 1803.
The battle took place in the Massachusetts towns of Lexington and Concord.
Emerson died on April 27, 1882 and is buried on Authors' Ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery located in Concord.
www.cyberbee.com /henryhikes/emerson.html   (346 words)

  
 A Concord Chronology, 1820-1890
The Alcotts move to Concord after their Temple School in Boston fails; Margaret Fuller and Emerson collaborate to publish the first issue of the Transcendental journal, The Dial.
Bronson Alcott is jailed for refusing to pay his poll tax, an action that anticipates Thoreau's more famous stay in the Concord jail in July 1846.
1846 Concord's Anti-Slavery society with Emerson and Thoreau in attendance meet on the doorstep of Thoreau's cabin in Walden.
www.wsu.edu /~campbelld/amlit/concord.htm   (1183 words)

  
 Battles of Lexington and Concord Summary
The militiamen of Concord wre undecided whether to wait until they could be reinforced by troops from towns nearby, or to stay and defend the town, or to move east and greet the British Army from superior terrain.
Prescott got away and rode on to concord to warn the colonists of the British moving towards them.
Grenadiers and the light infantry were on their way to Concord but they were being fired upon.
www.bookrags.com /Battles_of_Lexington_and_Concord   (7781 words)

  
 Bridges - Concord's North Bridge: The Shot Heard 'Round The World - Edward S. Fink - 43/187 - World Wide ...
Warned by Paul Revere and others, local militia and Minutemen watched silently from a ridge as the British marched into town, but seeing the fire from the burning munitions and mistakenly believing the British were razing the town, they confronted the Redcoats at the North Bridge.
Outraged at the Minutemen's relentless sniper fire and guerilla tactics, during their panicked retreat to Boston the Redcoats shot civilians and burned homes, and the angry reaction to the battle in the colonies and in Britain led to six years of war.
At the far end of the bridge is Daniel Chester French's (designer of the Lincoln Memorial) first work, the Minute Man Statue, inscribed with a stanza from Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Concord Hymn", which was written for the dedication of the white memorial obelisk seen at the near end of the bridge.
geoimages.berkeley.edu /wwp904/html/EdwardFink.html   (306 words)

  
 Concord Hymn
He received a classical education, studied at Harvard, taught for a time, and briefly entered the ministry.
After resigning his ministry and visiting Europe, Emerson returned to New England and settled in Concord, Massachusetts.
Emerson became the chief spokesman for Transcendentalism, the American philosophic and literary movement.
wps.prenhall.com /hss_master_lit_1/0,,655108-,00.html   (154 words)

  
 Another hymn to Ishtar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This one is from "Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald Mackenzie, pub.
The language is accordingly florid, and I include a little bit of his commentary for hilarity's sake: There were two dialects in ancient Sumeria, and the invocatory hymns were composed in what was known as "the women's language".
It must not be inferred, however, that the ladies of Sumeria had established a speech which differed from that used by men.
www.ljtop.com /another_hymn_to_ishtar_197453298.html   (109 words)

  
 CD Baby: DILLON BUSTIN: Willow of the Wilderness   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before this area was known as Concord, the indigenous people called it Musketaquid, "the place where water flows through the grasses." Honoring the wisdom that names a place according to its nature, a group of local artists founded an arts-and-environment program and named it Musketaquid.
Its timeless truths transferred quite well to the farmers of Concord, whose technology and attitudes were still remarkably similar to those of their prototypes after 3,000 years following oxen up and down the furrows.
A summation of Emerson's stance toward Concord, ending where be began, exhorting city-dwellers to "achieve our peace who can." Condensed from an untitled draft in the poetry notebooks of the 1860s.
cdbaby.com /cd/dillonbustin   (1770 words)

  
 Old North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts
At the North Bridge, minutemen from Concord and the neighboring towns of Acton, Bedford and Lincoln stopped the British advance and turned it back toward Boston.
The bridge, now part of Minuteman National Historic Park, is an easy 6/10-mile (1 km), 10-minute walk from Concord's Monument Square along Monument Street, one of the town's prettiest streets.
Every visitor to Concord makes the patriotic pilgrimage to the Old North Bridge, walking down the tree-shaded earthen road to the small obelisk at the near end of the bridge, dedicated on July 4, 1837.
www.newenglandtravelplanner.com /go/ma/boston_west/concord/sights/northbridge.html   (305 words)

  
 “The Concord Hymn” by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Concord Hymn, by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1830-1886)
So that means the “votive stone” is the monument that was given to commemorate the bravery of the minutemen who fought the British at Concord in 1775.
It has in depth analysis of many Emerson poems and I would definitely recommend it to anyone studying his poetry.
www.etsu.edu /writing/amlit1_s05/poems/concord.htm   (623 words)

  
 Glossary
Chorale Prelude: an organ work, composed for use in a Protestant service, that develops motives from a hymn (chorale) or uses that hymn as a cantus firmus.
Hutter Compendium: doctrinal statement of the Lutheran Church in accordance with the 1536 Formula of Concord (a theological treatise and military alliance between German Lutherans and certain Swiss Protestants).
Prelude: an instrumental piece that was written to be played before a hymn, ceremony, or other instrumental piece such as a suite or fugue.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~tas3/glossary.html   (3985 words)

  
 Borzoi Reader | Catalog | Emerson: Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson
His poems speak to his most passionately held belief: that external authority should be disregarded in favor of one’s own experience.
From the embattled farmers who “fired the shot heard round the world” in the stirring “Concord Hymn,” to the flower in “The Rhodora,” whose existence demonstrates “that if eyes were made for seeing, / Then Beauty is its own excuse for being,” Emerson celebrates the existence of the sublime in the human and in nature.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803­—1882) was a renowned lecturer and writer, whose ideas on philosophy, religion, and literature influenced many writers, including Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman.
www.randomhouse.com /knopf/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781400043163   (229 words)

  
 Northern Concord Definitions of what TVs, TSs, TGs, Cross-dressers, etc are supposed to be? Do you conform?
Northern Concord Definitions of what TVs, TSs, TGs, Cross-dressers, etc are supposed to be?
So that we are all reading from the same hymn sheet and talking the same language, let's look at what the labels are supposed to mean....
If, after reading this you would like further information, please write to us at The Northern Concord, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.
www.northernconcord.org.uk /definiti.htm   (2036 words)

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