Forum - Banjo Ben Clark

Hurdy Gurdy?

I’ve never heard of a Hurdy Gurdy, am I the only one?? Sounds like it is akin to the fiddle, turning the crank dances something similar to a bow across the strings…

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I love the hurdy gurdy!! It’s really fun to say in a Swedish accent, try it :wink:

I think these videos were my first exposure to gurdying, and since then I’ve seen and heard lots of cool, more traditional music played by them. I really want one…

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Heh. She said “Iconic Git-her riffs”

I don’t know what accent that is, but I like it. :slight_smile:

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They are cool, I had never heard one before. Ger O’Donnell’s videos frequently has some sort of different instrument. This is the first video I saw him in, still not sure what instrument he is playing. Some sort of mandolin, guitar cross?? Maybe a mandolin on steroids…
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It’s either an octave mandolin or a bouzouki. I’d call it an octave mandolin because of the neck length, but I’m sure some folk would disagree.
Either way the music is amazing!!

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Now I hear it!! :grin:

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Chef is my favorite. That was awesome!

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Omh that was amazing!! I need to see more muppets lol. I love that he’s playing the crazy frog song popcorn :joy::joy:

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