Harpsichord: 1793 Original and Nelly’s “New”
At Mount Vernon reside two very lovely, and essentially identical harpsichords, one old and one new, constructed some 225 years apart. Only the newer one can be heard, however.
Mount Vernon is open to visitors throughout the inauguration week. We look forward to seeing you.
Many of the above essays would not have been possible without the databases created through the Colonial Music Institute.