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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,…

The ABC TV programme Stateline Tasmania featured a report in 2009 titled ‘Medieval Instruments’. Reporter Rowan Dix interviewed Harry Wass and Graeme McCormack, two instrument makers based in the southern Tasmanian region of Pelverata.…

This poster advertises ‘Renaissance Polonaise’, an evening performance of Renaissance and Baroque music by the Polish early music ensemble Floripari. Floripari play period instruments and often also wear period costume. The performance is part of…

This photograph shows members of the musical group The Renaissance Players on the steps of a building in Gothic style at the University of Sydney. The photograph was taken in 1974 by Alex Ozolins for the Australian Information Service. Although…