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French 17th-century: The Hurdy Gurdy. Dictionary Definition: A musical instrument with a droning sound played by turning a handle, which is typically attached to a rosined wheel sounding a series of drone strings, with keys worked by the left hand.

French 17th century Hurdy-Gurdy

French The Hurdy Gurdy. Dictionary Definition: A musical instrument with a droning sound played by turning a handle, which is typically attached to a rosined wheel sounding a series of drone strings, with keys worked by the left hand.

Folk art with a musical twist is on view in "Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music" at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio. Dulcimers, banjos, fiddles, guitars and mandolins from public and private collections attest to the basic human instinct to make music and to make art.

Folk art with a musical twist is on view in "Appalachian Strings: The…

French 17th century Hurdy-Gurdy | From a unique collection of antique and modern sculptures at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/

French 17th century Hurdy-Gurdy

For Sale on - French Hurdy-Gurdy which is not in restorable condition as a musical instrument but makes an excellent table sculpture, quite naive and folky in feeling

The Hurdy Gurdy

Hurdy Gurdy - The hurdy gurdy or hurdy-gurdy is a stringed musical instrument that produces sound by a crank-turned rosined wheel rubbing against the strings. The wheel functions much like a violin bow, and single notes played on the instrument sound sim

Instrumento Musical, Uganda, el  siglo 20

Musical Instrument, East Africa, Uganda, century wood and leather, Overall - cm inches).

Chris Allan Hurdy Gurdy, and medieval instrument you crank.  It almost sounds like bagpipes and violins playing together

Chris Allan Hurdy Gurdy, and medieval instrument you crank. It almost sounds like bagpipes and violins playing together

Wheelharp - Jon Jones designed and built this hurdy-gurdy-like wheel-bowed harp played by a keyboard. Foot treadle driven.

Wheelharp - Jon Jones designed and built this foot treadle driven wheel-bowed harp played by a keyboard.

Valved trumpet in F. Mahillon, Brussels, c 1885, 2321 | Musical Instruments: Brass

Valved trumpet in F. Mahillon, Brussels, c 2321 Musical Instruments: Brass

Hurdy-gurdy: prije 13. st bio je instrument za dva čovjeka, sličan fiddlu čije je gudalo zamijenjivao kotač. Ukoliko je ugodba bila u kvintama i oktavama, svirao je strogi paralelni organum. Nakon 13. st građen je tako da ga svira jedna osoba i postaje idealan za plesnu glazbu. 3 žice su bile norma, u 14. st. 4 ili 5.

hurdy-gurdy with a waved top

Keyboard instrument at Musee des Instruments de Musique / Musical Instrument Museum, Brussels, Belgium

Extraordinary instruments: Keyboard instrument at Musee des Instruments de Musique / Musical Instrument Museum, Brussels, Belgium