What do Yankee Doodle and a cow have in common? More than you might think! Patriotic and Loyalist song lyrics, published in single-sheet broadsides or newspapers, were meant to be sung to familiar tunes. They were a popular way of commemorating, condemning, and satirizing the events surrounding the American Revolution. Join members of The Governor’s Musick of Colonial Williamsburg to hear some of these songs and their Revolutionary variations.
Dates & Times
Mind the Music and the Step
This performance explores African American perspectives on the Declaration of Independence.
Madrigals, Catches, and Glees, Oh My
From England to America, join the Governor’s Musick ensemble as it traces the journey of a form of vocal music where “each man takes his part.”
Art Museums Admission
Candlelight Organ Recital - Rebecca Davy
Enjoy a varied program of music by Rebecca Davy, music director & organist at Bruton Parish Church.
Open to the Public