Students should be working on the Remote Learning Assignment for the week of May 26 (due Monday, 6/1).
Details can be found in Google Classroom.
You're Invited: SENIOR MUSIC NIGHT
Weekly Feature: Unique Instruments 2
Several weeks ago, I featured a new unique instrument every day. Because there are no shortage of interesting instruments in this world, here's part 2!
Hurdy-Gurdy is quite a term for this 12th century Medieval stringed instrument, but despite its unusual name, it became pretty popular in France and in folk tunes. It has changed throughout time like many of its string counterparts, but has retained a distinct look. Played by manually cranking the instrument’s wheel, the musician simultaneously pushes on keys attached to the strings. The wheel takes the place of a bow, rubbing the strings for a drone-like effect almost reminiscent of a stringed version of the humming sound of bagpipes.
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