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Hurdy-gurdy

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Reverse Dance. Medieval Dance. Hurdy-Gurdy, Organ & Drum

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

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Introducing the Hurdy Gurdy

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Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man (Official Audio)

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Aequilibrium. Medieval Tune. Hurdy-Gurdy With Organ

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.
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