Sean O'Malley wrote:
> > At 03:24 PM 9/22/98 -0700, Peter F. Haworth wrote:
> > >Also, has anyone ever come across Irish traditional music played on a
> > >hurdy-gurdy, or vielle a roux to give it it's French name? There is French
> Then Phillipe corrected with:
> > That's "vielle a roue" (as in wheel, roux is for Bechamel sauce...). Andy
> And I respond:
> The "vielle a roux" is a hurdy-gurdy used to play Cajun music. The
> spicier the music, the darker the vielle a roux should be...
French speaking trad musicians all know that "la vielle à roue pète" to
keep in the same vein....