Playing the MidiGurdy feels very close to an acoustic hurdy-gurdy. And you can match it to your own instrument: adjust the string tension, the volume response, trompette attack and wheel resistance to make it feel just like your acoustic gurdy.
With the MidiGurdy you can spend every minute of your precious time for practice. Don't worry about tuning or maintenance: just pick it up and start playing, even if it is just for a few minutes!
Using the MidiGurdy you can finally practice hurdy-gurdy without disturbing your neighbours! Play it late at night, in a hotel room or during your lunch brake at work! Or connect it to an amplifier and rock away as loud as you want to!
As the MidiGurdy ist purely electronic, you can choose to play in all possible tunings on the three melody, drone and trompette strings. Even microtonal adjustments will be possible.
Connect the MidiGurdy to your computer and see your trompette impulses in real time. Use it to check if they are spaced evenly on the wheel, or show your technique to your pupils when you are teaching.
The MidiGurdy will be available in two colours: black and white. Custom colours are possible, but will require additional time during production and therefore incur a surcharge, depending on the chosen colour and finish. Please ask for details if you are interested.
The price of the MidiGurdy is 1795 Euro including 19% VAT plus shipping. I kindly ask for a deposit of 750 Euro for each order. Payment information will be provided early 2016.
The price includes: a MidiGurdy, instrument strap, hex key for removing the crank, instructions, 2 year warranty and free software updates and new hurdy-gurdy sounds.
The first instruments will be shipped middle of 2016. Customers will be notified of their approximate delivery date after payment of the deposit.
Please note: The development of the MidiGurdy is still ongoing. The pictures you see on this website and the features and details describe the current prototype. The pre-production models will be manufactured beginning of 2016, after which the final design and the final feature set will be decided.
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