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Wednesday, 3 October 2012

The Gewgaw.

The Gewgaw as it is known in English (also known as a jaw harp) dates back to medieval times right through the 18th century and up to the present day.

2 comments:

Ramana Rajgopaul said...

This is quite a popular instrument in South Indian music used primarily as a percussion instrument. It is called morsing here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buHE74coEy4

Le Loup said...

Ramana, thanks for the link & feedback. This seems to be a very popular instrument worldwide.
Keith.