The Hurdy-Gurdy in Eighteenth-Century France, Second Edition

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The hurdy-gurdy, or vielle, has been part of European musical life since the eleventh century. In eighteenth-century France, improvements in its sound and appearance led to its use in chamber ensembles. This new and expanded edition of The Hurdy-Gurdy in Eighteenth-Century France offers the definitive introduction to the classic stringed instrument. Robert A. Green discusses the techniques of playing the hurdy-gurdy and the interpretation of its music, based on existing methods and on his own experience as a performer. The ...

The Hurdy-Gurdy in Eighteenth-Century France, Second Edition 2016, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253024954

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