BATTLESCAPES: coming NOV. 8!

Written in a familiar American style, this collection of six instrumental piano pieces evokes the natural beauty of historic Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, while respecting the somber aspects of its Civil War history.

Schoolhouse Ridge

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"Schoolhouse Ridge" is an instrumental piano piece evoking the mixed beauty of a battlefield in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. It's a single from the upcoming BATTLESCAPES album to be released Nov. 8.

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Battlescapes: CD
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Battlescapes: CD

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A CD is being designed so you can hold and share a unique souvenir of Harpers Ferry. If you'd like one for yourself or as a gift, you can pre-order now for $10 including delivery within the United States! All pre-orders include a complete album download when the digital version releases on Nov. 8.

If not enough pre-orders are collected by Nov. 15 to cover the cost of CD duplication, you will be refunded.

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Story and live performance of a Battlescapes piece, filmed October 6

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Life makes art.

Vandalia River is the creative outlet of R. Hall, a pianist, songwriter, and music teacher in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The vision of Vandalia River is to reap the art of ordinary life by creating music to distill the beauty of every day living - and encourage others to do the same.

You'll find here original music and a weekly blog with thoughts on music, music education, and the Christian life. Many interests, few specialties - but one deep channel of faith runs through them all.

Instrumental Piano

Pensée No. 1

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Pensée No. 1

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Pensée No. 1 is a brief instrumental piano piece with an ounce of pretty and a dash of suspense. Available on most streaming and retail platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon.

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