Musical Instruments Gallery Talk and Demonstration

MFA curator Darcy Kuronen and Berklee College of Music faculty member Helen Sherrah-Davies will demonstrate and talk about a variety of early American musical instruments from the Museum’s collection, including violins, guitar, flageolet, piano, reed organ, and musical glasses. For the finale, Kuronen and Sherrah-Davies will perform Benjamin Carr’s 1805 battle piece, “The Siege of Tripoli: An Historical Naval Sonata.”