Die Drehleier

by Marianne Bröcker

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Illustrations, page 4

31. Instrument images in the nave of St. Mary's Church, Adderbury, Oxon (14th cent.)


32. The Tree of Jesse (13th cent.)


33. The Tree of Jesse from the breviary of Philip the Good (1455-1460)


34. North portal of the Church of San Miguel in Estella (Navarre) (2nd half of 12th cent.); detail


35. Miniature in the Cantigas de Santa Maria (2nd half of the 13th cent.)


36. Florentine marble angel by Andrea di Cione di Arcangelo, better known as Orcagna (c. 1315– 1368)


37. Drawing of a statue from Beverley Minster, Yorkshire


38. Jan Joris van Vliet (born c. 1610), beggar


39. Rembrandt, itinerant musicians (c. 1634)


40. Peter Alexander Wagner (1730-1809), cherubs

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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