Harpsichord maker Ed Wright prizes the instrument for its bright, crystalline sound and unique mechanics.
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Organist Michael Monaco coaxes the sound of the 1700s from an 18th century organ in William and Mary’s Wren Chapel.| Transcript
Youth interpreters in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area enliven parlors and stages with dancing demonstrations. Kelly McEvoy details the colonial pastime.| Transcript
Colonial ladies played instruments that showed their graceful features to the best advantage, and they never showed their elbows. Music Interpreter Jane Hanson explains.| Transcript
Performing Arts Dance Interpreter Marcy Wright talks about 18th-century dance customs, including instructions that called for kisses and hugs.| Transcript
Todd Norris talks about Colonial Williamsburg’s live performances, staged in the streets of Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area as often as in its theaters.| Transcript