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Download: Hurdy-gurdy from Caroline Phillips and Bidaia


Earlier this week, Californian-born, French-resident entrepreneur and musician Caroline Phillips told the TED University participants at TEDGlobal about the hurdy-gurdy, a polyphonic instrument that is over 1,000 years old and was played throughout Europe — while only a handful of people play it today, including Phillips. Her short performance captivated the audience, which asked for an encore.

Caroline has created a link for TEDsters to freely download the album she recorded together with Mixel Ducau, her partner in the duo Bidaia. The album is called Oihan, which in the Basque language is a first name meaning “Forest.”

Download Oihan, from Bidaia >>