Whirling Pope Joan
Great track from the album Spin by Whirling Pope Joan - the duo with Nigel Eaton and Julie Murphy.
Nice photo-diary of the making of a hurdy-gurdy for a school project, with the music of the finished instrument playing in the background. Very impressive.
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The Maker of Things (Mazurka, Andy Letcher) and Fingles (Polka, Cliff Stapleton) performed by Letcher and Stapleton at the Bagpipe Society Blowout concert in 2009.
Video of Nigel Eaton’s hurdy-gurdy solo followed by Gallow’s Pole, with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Philadelphia. 24 October 1995.
Robert Mandel and the Mandel Quartet play Tylman Susato’s Danserye, 1551 Antwerp.
A more recent video of Robert Mandel and the Mandel Quartet performing a number of French renaissance dances by Claude Gervaise (c.1550) on the hurdy-gurdy and other period instruments.
Hungarian hurdy-gurdy virtuoso, Robert Mandel, gives a lecture and performance on the tekerőlant at Concordia University, Chicago in February 1982.
Maćko Korba live in concert, Noc Muzeów, Sandomierz, 15 May 2010.
Short documentary from Belgian TV channel Ring TV, broadcast on 7 March 2010, showing the making of a hurdy-gurdy by the luthier Jacques De Vuyst. In Dutch.
Canadian musician Loreena McKennitt performs Marco Polo, featuring Nigel Eaton on hurdy-gurdy.
Interesting performance by Pep Massana and Carles Viarnes of an organistrum and octaved violin. Piece is a free improvisation about Los Set Gotxs of Libre Vermell, at Sant Pau Vell, Montserrat.
The organistrum is polyphonic and fully chromatic and based on Leonardo Da Vinci’s sketch, built by Ramon Elias in Altet, a small village neat Tarrega. More details on the instrument itself in this YouTube clip.
The Mummers Dance
Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt performs “The Mummers Dance” live, featuring Nigel Eaton on hurdy-gurdy.
Loreena McKennitt performs Caravanserai from the DVD “Nights from the Alhambra” (2007) and the album “An Ancient Muse” (2006). Featuring Nigel Eaton on hurdy-gurdy.
Renowned Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt performs Santiago, featuring Nigel Eaton on hurdy-gurdy.