43 Results for tag "Music & Dance"
Fun Facts About Harpsichords
Discover everything you need to know about harpsichords. This 18th-century musical instrument resembles a piano but operates differently. Read on to learn more.
New Hunting Shirts for the Junior Fifes and Drums Corps
For many, the sight and sound of the Fifes and Drums marching down the Duke of Gloucester Street is iconic to Colonial Williamsburg. Sadly, this has not happened in over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the senior and junior corps are not marching, behind the scenes our …
Exploring African American History Through Music
Learn about the instruments that have been a part of African Americans' music during the 18th century. Watch the video to discover history through music.
Tavern, Palace, and Parlor
A Look at Where Music was Made in 18th-Century Williamsburg.
The Bird Fancyer’s Delight
New species of birds were discovered, and new vocations and artwork sprang up relating to birds and bird catching. Pet birds were taught to sing.