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111. Gaudenzio Ferrari, angel concert (1535); detail
112. German hurdy-gurdy, probably 17th cent.
113. Hurdy-gurdy, probably 18th cent.
Wheel and dog regulation
114. Hurdy-gurdy from Austria (17th / 18th cent.)
115. Hurdy-gurdy from Northern Tyrol
116. Hurdy-gurdy from Szentes, Hungary
117. Drawing of a Hungarian hurdy-gurdy
118. Blind man with hurdy-gurdy, Bohemia
119. Player with hurdy-gurdy from Styria
120. Hungarian hurdy-gurdy player from the county of Bács-Kiskun
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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