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81. Spanish hurdy-gurdy from Galicia
82. Spanish hurdy-gurdy
83. Blind hurdy-gurdy player from Galicia
84. Blind hurdy-gurdy player from Isodoro Brocos, Galicia
85.Master of the Hl Bartholomaus altar (c. 1490-1510), angel playing a hurdy-gurdy
86. French hurdy-gurdy
87. French hurdy-gurdy (18th cent.)
88. French hurdy-gurdy from the 18th cent.
89. Small French woman's hurdy-gurdy (circa 1770)
90. The hurdy-gurdy player. Porcelain figure by J.P. Melchior (1742-1825)
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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