Has anyone here heard Irish Music being played on a Hurdy Gurdy?
Running quickly away from Penguins the other day, I came across Neil Brook’s CD - ‘Rambles Through the Park’ - ‘Traditional Irish Music played on Hurdy Gurdy & Megalin’.
Anyone familiar with this CD?
To hear four tracks from Neil’s CD, check out his ‘Space’ at:
To learn more about this CD, how to get your hands on a copy & get some tips from Neil on which tunes might be useful to try out on your own Hurdy Gurdy, go to Neil’s website & click on the link in the bottom right hand corner: ‘*Irish Music on Hurdy-gurdy:
To learn more about Neil’s ‘Megalin’ & other ‘Double Necks’ check out his link for: * Fretted Instrument Catalogue.
This gives me a good excuse to direct anyone interested in learning more about the Hurdy Gurdy itself, to my own web page on the subject, which could be a good starting point:
So, does anyone here actually play Irish Music on a Hurdy Gurdy?
We all know Andy Irvine accompanied a song on a Planxty LP many, many years ago, but was that it?
Has anyone in the North of England heard Neil Brook, or anyone else, playing Irish Music on a Hurdy Gurdy in a session & if so, what did you think?