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MP3 Fair Liberty's Call Studio Cast - Fair Liberty's Call: A Musical Story of Revolutionary America
World Premiere Recording. Based on traditional songs, "Fair Libertys Call" is an exciting new musical play which offers a fresh look at our nation''s painful birth.
33 MP3 Songs
EASY LISTENING: Musicals/Broadway, FOLK: Traditional Folk
At a wayside inn located in the Colony of New York in 1775, a night-long farewell party sets the stage for a swirl of political intrigue and romantic folly resulting in treasonous plots and a potentially deadly conspiracy.
A new and completely original story for the musical stage, "Fair Liberty''s Call" is based on surprising glimpses into the true history of the Revolutionary War era. It deals with the conflicting emotions that faced Americans in those politically-charged times and, especially, with the fervent hope of many African-Americans that a general emancipation would come to America''s slaves as a result of freedom from Great Britain.
"Fair Liberty''s Call" boasts a score fashioned from authentic Colonial era music and offers a variety of captivating period songs and dances. Political anthems portray the fiery clashes between rabble-rousing American Patriots and the resolute Loyalist American majority, while passions are tempered by haunting ballads, beloved lullabies, and inspirational spirituals. Yet, all the while, a shivaree of lively tavern songs and sly ditties provides the backdrop for an uproarious evening''s entertainment.
The timeless lyrics are eloquent and contain age-old sentiments that speak directly to the heart of the human condition.
Musical Score and Original Story by Pamela Meadows
Musical Adaptation and Arrangements by David Barnett
Book and Adapted Lyrics by Pamela Meadows
Dramaturge: Brian E. Long
Historical Consultant: Andrew C. Batten
"Fair Liberty''s Call: A Musical Story of Revolutionary America" had it''s theatrical world-premiere in the summer of 2003. A few months later, a studio cast of experienced, professional actors and musicians from New York was assembled to record the music from the show.
Following a successful series of readings in New York in September 2004, the show is currently being developed for future production.
For additional information about this recording, cast bios, and the future of "Fair Liberty''s Call," please visit our website at https://www.tradebit.com.