French musician Valentin Clastrier (born 1947) is one of the few performers in the world specializing in contemporary music for the hurdy-gurdy; before Clastrier, the instrument was used primarily in the performance of European Medieval and folk musics.
He began his career as a guitarist, and was introduced to the hurdy-gurdy in 1970. His instrument has 27 strings rather than the conventional six.
Clastrier's strikingly original compositions for the instrument (in both acoustic and electroacoustic versions) have been recorded, in… read more
|1||Comme dans un train pour une étoile||120 listeners|
|2||El Castel||107 listeners|
|4||Sonnerie glorieuse des armées du Pape||102 listeners|
|5||Notes de Sang||100 listeners|
|7||Hérésie I||93 listeners|
|10||Hérésie II||80 listeners|