Die Drehleier

by Marianne Bröcker

This part of the website is an English translation of the definitive hurdy-gurdy reference book Die Drehleier (The Hurdy-gurdy), written by Marianne Bröcker. For general information about this translation please see the Index Page.

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Illustrations, page 23

221. From the medieval housebook of Prince Waldberg - Wolfegg (circa 1480)


222. B. Dubruslé, "La jolie vielleuse"


223. Jacob Toorenvliet (1636-1719), The Hurdy-gurdy Player (Der Drehleierspieler)


224. Josef Ferdinand Fromiller (1693-1760), The Hurdy-gurdy Player (Der Leiermann)

225. Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801), The Farmer's Innocent Joy (Des Landmanns unschuldvolle Freude)


226. J.E. Nilson (1721-1788), The Cheerful Night (Die fröhliche Nacht)


227. Village musicians. Copperplate engraving by Dietrich (1756)


228. Musicians. Engraving by unknown artist


229. Dance on the barn floor. Engraving by unknown artist


230. R. Meyer (1605-1638). Dance festival in the country


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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