Die Drehleier

by Marianne Bröcker

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Illustrations, page 7

61. F. Bonanni "Lyra Tedesca" (1722)


62. Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) "Garden of Earthly Delights"; detail


63. Russian hurdy-gurdy


64. Russian hurdy-gurdy

65. 17th cent. hurdy-gurdy


66. "The Music Man" (17th cent.)


67. 18th cent. French hurdy-gurdy


68. Norman hurdy-gurdy


69. 18th cent. French engraving


70. French hurdy-gurdy player

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© Original text in German copyright 1977, Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH
© Translation copyright 2005, Olympic Musical Instruments and the Bröcker Tranlation Group