Product Search

Category
Size
Style
Price From
Sort By
Other Filters

Connect With Us

Hurdy - Gurdy

Hurdy - Gurdy
Build your own fully fledged musical instrument - the stunning Hurdy-Gurdy

The hurdy-gurdy is a string instrument that produces a sound resembling one of a bagpipe by a hand-turned wheel rubbing against the strings working similarly to a violin and a fiddle bow.  
The history of this instrument begins in the 15th century. One of the earliest forms of the hurdy-gurdy was the organistrum (a portable organ) in Medieval Europe. After some modifications it became a common instrument among travelling musicians in England and went through its renaissance period in the later 17th-18th centuries as more of the noble class musical instrument for the amusement of the rich. Those instruments were decorated by craftsmen with inlays and carving and had the built-in hurdy-gurdy mechanism into the guitar or lute body.

View Cart

Featured

On Sale

Best Sellers

New Items