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According to The
Liberty Tree Foundation: : .
". . .the first famous Liberty Tree stood on the
Boston Common, an American elm with a political history. Boston
radicals rallied beneath the tree’s canopy, speaking against imperial
authorities and calling for home rule in the colonies. In the first
months of the Revolutionary War, imperial English troops occupied Boston, and cut the
elm to the ground. Yet the Liberty Tree lived on. In hundreds of towns and
every colony, the revolutionaries consecrated new Liberty Trees and Liberty
Poles, and flew their likenesses on their flags. Thomas Paine wrote of The
Liberty Tree in poetry and prose, and soon the tree became an international
This three-part musical
setting of Paine's work has a folk-like quality enhanced with an
accompaniment comprised of an optional accoustic guitar and tambourine. Piano accompaniment also available.
Click to access
Three-part Variable Voicing to discover how the different
voicings may be
sung by various age groups.
Words by Thomas Paine
Music by Don L. Collins
Arranged by DLC
Three-part Variable Voicing
with Piano and optional Folk Guitar and Tambourine
(CP Catalog #P47436)
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