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Hurdy-gurdy

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TUTORIAL: How I restring a Melody String on my Hurdy Gurdy

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Aequilibrium. Medieval Tune. Hurdy-Gurdy With Organ

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Hurdy-Gurdy - Handmade Musical Instrument - 6 strings - 21 keys

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"The Longing" - Patty Gurdy (Hurdy Gurdy Music)

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Wierd Instrument Project: Keyless Drawer Hurdy Gurdy [1]

The hurdy-gurdy is a stringed instrument that produces sound by a hand crank-turned, rosined wheel rubbing against the strings. The wheel functions much like a violin bow, and single notes played on the instrument sound similar to those of a violin. Melodies are played on a keyboard that presses tangents—small wedges, typically made of wood—against one or more of the strings to change their pitch. Like most other acoustic stringed instruments, it has a sound board and hollow cavity to make the vibration of the strings audible.