Hurdy Gurdies

  • Student model

    Built to my own design

    346mm.melody strings length

    Available with

    • 6 strings
    • 5 sympathetic strings
    • Amplification

    Lute Back Model

    Based on the 19th century French instruments.

    346mm melody string length

    Available with:

    • 2-3 melody strings
    • 1-2-3 trumpet strings
    • 3-4 drones
    • 5-10 sympathetic strings
    • Amplification

    Guitar Model

    Built to my own design.

    346mm melody string length.

    Available with :

    • 6 strings
    • 5 sympathetic strings
    • Amplification

    Alto Model

    Built to my own design.

    362mm melody string length

    Available with:

    • 3-4 melody strings
    • 1-2-3 trumpet strings
    • 3-4-5 drones
    • 5-10 sympathetic strings
    • Amplification
  • Sound Samples

    guitar 1

    guitar 2

    lute-back

    alto

    alto 2

    Credits

    All samples played by Simon Raine.

    "Melusine" written by Dave Rowlands.

    "La chocolatiere" & "Hunters Race"

    written by Simon Raine.