It’s been a while since I’ve posted any hurdy gurdy music here. Time to change all that. Here’s Matthias Loibner…
If it seems like a confusion and complicated instrument, that’s because it is. Here’s a great demonstration of how these beasts work..
How about a hurdy gurdy duet with a diatonic button accordion? Fantastic!
I seriously considered learning the hurdy gurdy (not to mention the French bagpipes and the garmon) but was saved from that improvisational adventure by the 5 string banjo which came along in the nick of time.