Download this Volume of Brass Music for Free

Статья 14.11.2015, 18:18

This volume contains several scores for brass instruments and brass ensemble. Parts are included. Download them from my page at no charge. http://jamesburke.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-6383_volume_4_brass.html


Early Symphonies (1-4) Revised 2014

Статья 25.10.2014, 18:02

https://archive.org/details/Symphony12014Version https://archive.org/details/Symphony2201426August2014 https://archive.org/details/Symphony3    https://archive.org/details/Symphony4Agamemnon


The New Hanover County Slave Deeds Database

Статья 08.01.2014, 14:21

Follow the links given below. http://search.lib.unc.edu/search?R=UNCb7895279 http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ http://statelibrarync.org/news/2014/09/slaves-county-deeds/


Three new organ toccatas

Статья 23.10.2013, 18:32

James C. Burke composed these three organ toccatas recently. Toccata in G Minor https://archive.org/details/ToccataInGMinor Toccata in C Minor https://archive.org/details/ToccataInCMinor4October2013 Toccata in B Minor https://archive.org/details/ToccataInBMinor


New Hanover County Slave Deed Project

Статья 03.09.2013, 20:30

County Register of Deeds offices in North Carolina have kept property records since the 1700s. Because enslaved persons were considered "property" prior to the end of the Civil War, transfers were recorded in the Register of Deeds offices. By locating and transcribing these records and placing them in an accessible database, students in a 2013 Cape Fear Community College Critical Thinking courses bring this part of local history to life. New volumes will be added in the fall of 2013. ...


Book review

Статья 12.01.2013, 14:27

See link below http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20130112/ARTICLES/130119944?p=1&tc=pg


More complete audio files on the Internet Archive

Статья 19.09.2012, 17:56

James C. Burke audio files on Internet Archive  


Listen to the complete "Zintsmaster Symphonies" on the Internet Archive

Статья 19.09.2012, 06:17

The Zintsmaster Symphonies (Symphonies 5-7) When I was studying composition in the 1970s, everything progressive had to be atonal. Before my undergraduate studies were complete, the fashion turned to Minimalism. I have lost count of how many times the progressive style has changed over the decades. As a church organist, my fellow musicians recommended the virtues of modern modal compositions. I composed a number of pieces in that style. By 2003, after a career change to geography, I began ...


The Piano

Статья 10.09.2012, 01:30

Music had always been an element in the home life of my parent’s families. Both of my maternal grandparents could play the piano. I had several chances to hear my grandmother play while she was living, but I never had a chance to hear my grandfather at the piano. However, I did hear my grandfather sing many times (he was also an accomplished whistler with an incredible range). He also fashioned flutes from the bamboo that ran wild when his neighbor's nursery was abandoned. My grandfather used a ...


New book announced

Новости 14.04.2012, 20:55

The Wilmington & Weldon Railroad in the Civil War by James C. Burke in press