Hurdy Gurdy Lesson Book
By George and Anwyn Leverett
Newly revised and expanded for 2014!
Our lesson book covers a range of topics for your instrument, such as:
Hurdy Gurdy Tunings (C/G, G/D)
How to play songs-
26 songs to play while you learn various techniques such as-
*How to play in different keys
*Using the 'Dog' (with included rhythmic exercises)
*Playing in 'minor' keys
No music reading skills required! Our book works even if you have no musical background.
exercises & Practice Scales
A comprehensive 'Maintenance' section that teaches you how to:
*Change the cotton
*Clean the wheel
*Make your own strap-locks
*Tune the tangents & adjustable nut
*Remove & reinstall the wheel (most
folks will never need this, but it's good to have 'just in case')
*and much more!
Also included are various string charts to match
whichever tuning configuration you use, and a 'Resources' section telling you where to find more hurdy gurdy music online.
revised & expanded, just under 120 pages! Packed full of everything you need to become comfortable and proficient with your new
Included at no charge with every new Hurdy Gurdy we sell!
Gettings Started on the Hurdy Gurdy
George & Anwyn Leverett
2008, revised 2009, 2014
Hurdy Gurdies by George & Anwyn Leverett