The vielle a roue player Gaston Guillemain, for example, born in 1877 in Le Chatelet in the Berry region (his statue in the village is said to be the only one in the world of a hurdy-gurdy
player), played in duets with his father and older brother Lucien, both cornemuse players, and he and Lucien went to Paris in the 1920s and made a number of recordings for the Odeon label.
He prefers to show off his home-made hurdy-gurdy
Think Robyn Hitchcock backed by a theremin and a hurdy-gurdy
and you'll get the idea.
The Peasant Wedding uses a hurdy-gurdy
, a bagpipe, and various vocal yelps from the musicians to recreate a riotous wedding scene.
If you went into the other room you'd see a whole shelf of wacky instruments: a hurdy-gurdy
, various hammer dulcimers, train whistles, ocarinas, music boxes, antique crank toys that make musical sounds.
There they acquired a pristine remake of a medieval hurdy-gurdy
, which was followed by an Autoharp.
She ends up as a street singer, playing her hurdy-gurdy
Nothing evokes a carnival mood as instantly as a hurdy-gurdy
Bruce Hobbs is not involved in the big race but does well as Hurdy-Gurdy
(Caroline Blackwell), owned by her rider's father, wins the ladies' race from Legal Tender (Staff Ingham/Brooke Sanders) and Le Patron (John Gorton) wins the juvenile maiden from London Glory (Michael Jarvis/Bruce Raymond).
By 1852, there was a real town here with more than 150 permanent wooden structures: 40 saloons, gambling, fandango and hurdy-gurdy
halls, three theaters, 17 general stores, eight hotels and an assortment of other businesses.
not crank the hurdy-gurdy
, not thrust my arm out of whack - snarl the muscles, strain the delicate cord of nerves in my neck.
The thrid Indian decan of Gemini is represented in this manuscript as an armed man who has four instruments to his left: a mandola, a fiddle, a hurdy-gurdy
and a harp.