Voyage of the Mayflower

Past Governor James Shoemaker’s composition, Voyage of the Mayflower, was written to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the historic voyage in 2020. Its delayed-premier was made Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Mayflower Compact Luncheon.

This string quartet consists of nine movements (click links for a brief preview of each movement):

  1. Oppression
  2. Betrayal – Boston Prison – A Storm on the North Sea
  3. Leiden
  4. The Decision to Go to America
  5. Answerable Courages
  6. The Voyage
  7. The Compact
  8. First Winter
  9. Thanksgiving March

A 30-minute video of the Landolfi String Quartet can be viewed on, and may be shown to schools and organizations.

To purchase, send $ 12 per CD to Sumner Hunnewell, 2030 San Pedro Drive, Arnold, MO 63010. Make checks payable to “The Missouri Mayflower Society.” To pay online, make a donation of $12 here (will open in a new tab) and put Voyage of the Mayflower in the comment section.