[DWJ] Dalemark instruments
Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale)
Philip.Belben at eon-uk.com
Tue Jun 26 12:13:04 EDT 2007
I was thinking about the recent discussion of the cwidder, and wondering
about the other instruments in Dalemark. What have we got?
Cwidder = lute
Lenina played a portable organ. You can buy this from the Early Music
(They also sell lutes, for that matter.
It's so long since I read C&C that I can't remember what other
instruments they played. All I can remember is the steam organ at
At the autumn festival in Holand they have weird instruments that just
make a lot of noise. There is the Scarnel, of which I have a mental
picture, but can't remember what it's really called - I think of it as a
Schalmei, but I think that's just German for Shawm. My mental picture
is of four or so wide-belled shawms of different lengths, with an
arrangement like a trumpet valve to select which one you blow into,
rather than any fingering on the shawms themselves. (Maybe on a scarnel
they all sound at once!)
And there is the Cruddle, which I don't remember anything about at all,
except that it groans. One-string bass, perhaps?
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