It had to happen. Play the hurdy-gurdy on your iPhone. There’s an app for that…
Website of “the Hurdy-Gurdy Band” - a hurdy-gurdy duo. Features a lot of nice historical images of the hurdy-gurdy - but beware the homepage of the site launches into some unrequested hurdy-gurdy playing, so you may want to turn the volume down on your computer!
Gregory Jolivet plays Sunshine from the album “il et encore temps" by La Machine.
Another recording of Gregory Jolivet playing Scottisch Urbaine. Fine example of contemporary hurdy-gurdy playing.
Gregory Jolivet plays “Scottisch Urbaine” in front of Msr. Mousnier’s stall at Chateaux d’Ars in 2009.
Patrick Bouffard, Nigel Eaton and Paul James playing three time bourrées. At the Great Hurdy-Gurdy Weekend at Halsway Manor, UK, 10-12 February 2012.
Nigel Eaton and Cliff Stapleton playing a tune by Cliff called “Kicksy-Wicksy” at the Halsway Manor Hurdy-Gurdy Weekend, 10-12 February 2012.
Nigel Eaton plays “Goldcrest” at the Great Hurdy-Gurdy Weekend, Halsway Manor, UK. 10-12 February 2012.
Our last reminder about the Bloomington, IN hurdy gurdy workshop in April 20-22nd, with Robert Green, Juan Wijngaard and Tom Lozano.
The deadline for subscription is April 9th, 2012.
Gros plan sur un des sept arts libéraux de ce manuscrit: la musique …
Septem Artem Liberales - Hortus Deliciarum - Herrade de Landsberg
Harpe, Lira, Organistrum
Manuscrit réalisé entre 1159 et 1175 - Détruit en 1870.
Enter the Ukuwheele
Bored of your hurdy-gurdy? Try the latest in musical instruments - the Ukuwheele - a surprisingly pleasant sounding ukulele, modified with a wheel and manivelle.
Festival of traditional musics and folk dances, 13-15 July 2012
La Châtre, France