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161. Jacques Bellange (early 17th cent.), "Der Leiermann" (The Hurdy-gurdy Man)
162. Representation of a hurdy-gurdy by M. Mersenne (1636)
163. Georges de la Tour (around 1600-1652), hurdy-gurdy player
164. Hurdy-gurdy player from a southern Tyrolian Psalter (18th cent.)
165. Beggars' and gypsies' march after Jacques Callot (17th cent.)
166. Conrad Meyer (1618-1689, Dance of Death
167. Jacques Bellange (early 17th cent.), beggar's fight
168. Cornelis Massys (first half of 16th cent.), the blind
169. André Alciat, Les enblemes "Mutuum auxilium" (1539 edition)
170. "The Comical Concert" after A. Watteau
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© Original text in German copyright 1977, Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH
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