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Hush Every Breeze Performed On George Washington's Reproduction Harpsichord

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Dr. Joyce Lindorff (Boyer College of Music and Dance) performs Hush Every Breeze on Nelly's new harpsichord. This unique instrument is a replication of an original artifact and was meticulously hand-built over two and a half years by John Watson, Conservator of Early Keyboard Instruments. It can be seen on view in the New Room at Mount Vernon this summer. Learn more: https://www.mountvernon.org/harpsichord
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