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This performance of an excerpt from Aucassin et Nicolette was performed by Alana Bennett on November 1, 2012 as part of her MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Honours dissertation at the University of Western Australia. The four minute film…

This photograph shows Alana Bennett playing a six stringed Phoenix Standard hurdy gurdy made by Helmut Gotschy in Germany (www.gotschy.com). The hurdy gurdy is a stringed instrument played by using a crank-turned wheel. It developed from fiddles and…

Formed in 2005, Harlequin is a four-piece band from Tasmania who play medieval music taken from medieval manuscripts. As well as vocal and percussion a number of medieval instruments are played, including hammered dulcimer, hurdy gurdy, moraharpa,…