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Hurdy Gurdy Lesson Book
Hurdy Gurdy Lesson Book
By George and Anwyn Leverett
Newly revised and expanded!
Our lesson book covers a range of topics for your instrument, such as:
 
Tuning up
Different Hurdy Gurdy Tunings (C/G, G/D)
How to play songs-
26 songs to play while you learn various techniques such as-
    *Grace Notes
    *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.
 
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 folks will never need this, but it's good to have 'just in case')
 
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.
 
Over 70 pages long! Packed full of everything you need to become comfortable and proficient with your new instrument.
 
 
 
 
Included with every new Hurdy Gurdy we sell!
 
Gettings Started on the Hurdy Gurdy
 
by
George & Anwyn Leverett
 
copyright 2008, revised 2009
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