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by whirligyg
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Mary Rose fiddle
Replies: 7
Views: 3708

Re: Mary Rose fiddle

I wish we could still see the picture of the reconstructed Mary Rose fiddle the original poster described!

(OK the post is a few years old now!)
by whirligyg
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Sinfonye Hurdy Gurdy
Replies: 2
Views: 1631

Re: Sinfonye Hurdy Gurdy

Hi there -
Ive alerted this forum to some of my facebook friends who might know more and hopefully someone can help!

(I myself play bowed strings like medieval fiddle/rebec)
by whirligyg
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: For Sale: medieval fiddle
Replies: 9
Views: 4196

Re: For Sale: medieval fiddle

Hi! Sorry for the extreme delay in replying. Just incase you are still around, or if it is of interest to someone else: Ive uploaded some files so you can hear the sound of the medieval fiddles and rebecs I have played (which have a variety of timbres - some you may think are nasal, others not so at...
by whirligyg
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: For Sale: medieval fiddle
Replies: 9
Views: 4196

Re: For Sale: medieval fiddle

Thank you for your interest - this instrument has now been sold, using the help of the Early Music Shop. Best wishes! Happy to answer any other queries about this type of instrument, though, as I have studied it for an acoustics course and was specifically interested how it differed from a modern in...
by whirligyg
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: For Sale: medieval fiddle
Replies: 9
Views: 4196

Re: For Sale: medieval fiddle

In answer to your query regarding what makes a medieval fiddle different from a modern violin: This particular medieval fiddle has a flat belly (top) and back and no soundpost which should have significant changes to the timbre of the instrument (and certainly the way in which the body of it vibrate...
by whirligyg
Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: For Sale: medieval fiddle
Replies: 9
Views: 4196

For Sale: medieval fiddle

I am looking to sell a medieval fiddle, or vielle. The fiddle is ideal for a violinist as it is the same size as a violin, whilst still allowing a violinist to explore the fascinating sound world of medieval music. It is by Christoph Waidler and pictures of identical instruments can be found here: h...

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