Now available for $19.95
Newly revised and expanded in 2014!
Our lesson book covers a range of topics for your instrument, such as:
Different Hurdy Gurdy Tunings (C/G, G/D)
How to play songs-
26 songs to play while you learn various techniques such as-
*Playing 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.
Finger exercises & Practice Scales
A comprehensive 'Maintenance' section that teaches you how to:
*Change the cotton
*Rosin the wheel
*Clean the wheel
*Make your own strap-locks
*Tune the tangents & adjustable nut
*Remove & reinstall the wheel (most 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.
Newly revised & expanded, just under 120 pages! Packed full of everything you need to become comfortable and proficient with your new instrument
Included at no charge with every new Hurdy Gurdy we sell!
Getting Started on the Hurdy Gurdy
George & Anwyn Leverett
copyright 2008, revised 2009, 2014