Friday, 24 May 2013

Something Very Old for the Weekend

I used to post a music video every friday, for weekend, when I first started blogging. I thought I might start that again. :-) This one, however, is a saga rather than a song. It's a portion of the story of Beowulf and it is being accompanied by one of my favourite antique musical instruments, a hurdy-gurdy.


  1. Never seen nor heard of it before. I've learnt another new thing from you. :-)

  2. I couldn't get hand crank and ancient together in my head so I did some online research. Yep, if pre 1000 AD is ancient (and I'd say yes!) then ancient it is. What a remarkably complex instrument for that time. It has a great sound. Thanks for post this.




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