Gurdypedia

Documenting the curious world of the hurdy-gurdy.

Documentary piece on Donald Heller - the hurdy-gurdy man of Boston.

First movement of “Le Printems” (sic)
Tobie Miller (baroque hurdy-gurdy) and Ensemble Ysis 


Excerpt from “Le Printems ou Les Saisons Amusantes” (1739)
Nicolas Chedeville (1705-1782) / Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Marcello Bono plays adagio from “la Simianne” by Delavigne.  OTW Festival, Fort Flagler WA - 1997.

Sonata “la d’Acut” (Philibert Deleavigne, 1700-1750)
Marcello Bono

Marcello Bono plays Sonata la d’Acut at the Over the Water Festival in 1997.  Wonderful baroque playing.

Interview with French hurdy-gurdy player, Alexis Vacher for French channel BIP TV.  From the Printemps de Bourges festival, April 2012.

Patrick Bouffard and Gilles Chabenat play “Vouvray” for Zona da Zanfona, an International hurdy-gurdy festival in Rianxo, Spain.  Friday 20th of April 2012

Halsway Schottische
Nigel Eaton

A full-featured version of Eaton’s schottische featuring him on hurdy-gurdy alongside a church organ.

Jasmine Sweet
Whirling Pope Joan

From the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy.

Ffarwel I Aberystwyth/Cote Pile
Whirling Pope Joan

From the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy. 

Vintage Nigel Eaton interview on ‘Take It To The Bridge’ on VH-1, from 1995, talking about the Page Plant tour, and performing ‘Laride’.

Ffoles Llantrisant
Whirling Pope Joan

From the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy.

Captains Courageous
Whirling Pope Joan

Another great track from the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy.

Donna Lombarda
Whirling Pope Joan

From the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy.