LP8 Assignment - Baroque Mini-Museum - Josh Buczynski 2aug15

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BAROQUE AGE MUSIC HURDY-GURDY BY JOSH BUCZYNSKI
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HURDY-GURDY The Hurdy-Gurdy was the first stringed instrument to which the keyboard principle was utilized Often used interchangeably or alongside bagpipes, due to it’s similar sound+ Sometimes called the ideal instrument for dance music Total weight varied depending on size Approximate value is unknown
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The Hurdy-Gurdy construction: Six strings Strings were made of gut History has recorded twenty-three different forms of the hurdy-gurdy Two primary body styles: Guitar-bodies Lute-backed In the French and Hungarian types, a buzzing bridge was added – produces a vibration on the string which produces
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