Music Resources & Other Links


MUSIC RESOURCE LINKS

William Nevins, Army Regulations for Fife, Drum and Bugle http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/nevins/  (adopted by Field Music 1st PRVC/Venture Crew 1861)

Bruce and Emmitt Fifer's and Drummer's Guide http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/be/ 
 
Col. H. C. Hart's New and Improved Instructor For The Drum   http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/hart
 
 
Sheet music at Village Volunteers Fife & Drum Corps http://www.vvfdc.org/sheetmusic.php 
 
US Army 3rd Regt, “The Old Guard” Fife and Drum Corps http://www.army.mil/fifeanddrum  

Fife and Drum.org --more FDC music resources than you can imagine http://www.fifedrum.org  

Vic Firth has a good drum rudiment tutor online http://www.vicfirth.com/education/rudiments.php

Music Resources - The National Civil War Field Music School  http://nationalcivilwarfieldmusicschool.com/music_resources.html

 

 

AFFLIATED ORGANIZATIONS & FRIENDS

1st Reg't, United States Volunteers (USV) -our affiliated reenactment organization http://www.usvolunteers.org/

Penna Reserve Volunteer Corps (PRVC, Inc.)- our home PRVC reenactment organization found on this website (navigation bar at left)

American Living History Education Society (ALHES) -- GBPA affliated group providing living history and management for the GBPA Daniel Lady Farrm in Gettysburg  www.GBPA.org  

Penna Reserves Historical Association  http://pareserves.com/  (a project begun by PRVC, Inc. --August Marchetti, historian and webmaster)

Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) -the Venture Crew's chartering organiztion (a 501c3 nonprofit organization) http://www.gbpa.org/ 

The Company of Fifers and Drummers http://companyoffifeanddrum.org 

Boy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council   http://newbirthoffreedom.org/

Boy Scout Troop 53 Maytown PA- previous home of the FDC www.Patroop53.org

James R. Beeghley, Ed.D. --friend and fifer--  "Teaching the Civil War with Technology"  webpage & blog http://www.teachthecivilwar.com/ 

Donald Heminitz, Venture Crew 53 Fife Instructor Emeritus http://ancientfifeanddrum.com  

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Camp19-- supporters of ours http://www.pasuvcw19.org/

Vince Slough -- friend and supporter-- "Lancaster at War" webpage and blog  http://www.lancasteratwar.com/ 

 

 

SEE US ON  facebook  

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Civil-War-Field-Music-1st-PRVC/106482019389400 

  

 

 SOME OF OUR VENDORS

The Regimental Quartermaster Steinwehr Avenue Gettysburg PA;   www.regtqm.com    717-338-1850

 

The Homefront Gettysburg Sutler Village Shops, 777 Baltimore St Gettysburg, PA 17325; (717) 338-1776  ~1st PRVC Field Music Discount~   www.homefrontgeneralstore.com/ 

 

Federal Infantry Trousers by Chris Sullivan -Schuylkill Arsenal pattern - and great consignment items

Stony Brook Company, Oswego NY  www.stonybrookcompany.com   

 

Canteens & tinware by Axel Ulrich, Hellam PA (authentic, handmade and safe)

stamped “A Ulrich” available at many quality sutlers; also on facebook: Ulrich's Tin Shop

 

Period correct material by Pat Kline we use for canteen covers and table coverings etc

Family Heirloom Weavers, Red Lion PA   www.familyheirloomweavers.com

 

FIFES: “Model F fifes” and fife cleaning supplies, etc. from Ed Boyle, Phila PA,

Fife sales and useful info at  www.beafifer.com 

 

DRUMS: most of our corps-owed Civil War drums are made by Jim Florance

Florance Drum Company, Honesdale PA  www.florancedrums.com

 

Drum sticks- Cooperman's Connecticut Drummer and Parley models are popular.  Also our source for the student fifes we keep on hand. (Some of our members also own Cooperman's top-of-the-line, rope-tensioned drums )

Cooperman Fife & Drum Co., Bellows Falls, VT  www.cooperman.com

 

As always, 1st PRVC musicians and their families should talk to Mike Cassidy before making expensive purchases; there is a lot of junk out there and we often have a connection to make a quality purchase more affordable.   See our "Uniforms and Instruments" page for more information.