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Medieval Hurdy Gurdy with wood carving Sturgeonhurdy gurdy

Hurdy Gurdy with wood carving Sturgeon. The hurdy-gurdy is a stringed instrument that produces sound by a hand crank-turned, rosined wheel rubbing against the strings. Melodies are played on a keyboard that presses tangentssmall wedges, typically made of woodagainst one or more of the strings to change their pitch. Hurdy gurdies have been played since […]

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