Home > Uncategorized > What is a hurdy gurdy?

What is a hurdy gurdy?

A hurdy gurdy is an amazing instrument that has existed for around a thousand years.  It is played in mostly folk music of the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and Italy, but can be heard in a variety of world and dance music.

For a wonderful introduction to the instrument, watch this video of Caroline Phillips on TED:

http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: