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North Country high schoolers re-create a musical era
North Country high schoolers re-create a musical era

At Fort Ticonderoga, high school students recreate a musical tradition

If you go to Fort Ticonderoga this summer, you'll find centuries-old stone walls and a new education center. But you'll also find music and pageantry. For more than three decades the Fort's Fife and Drum Corps has been researching and recreating the traditional military and folk music of the 1700s. The musicians are all paid professionals, who spend years in apprenticeship learning their art. But as Brian Mann reports, they're also high school students recruited from bands in nearby towns and villages.  Go to full article

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