Die Drehleier

by Marianne Bröcker

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Illustrations, page 29

281. Fitting the keybox


282. The bridges are fitted


283. The varnish - Monsieur Soing may perform 4-10 applications.


284. Fitting the tailpiece


285. Installing the tirant peg


286. Stringing with the 4 sympathetic strings


287. Fitting the pegs


288. Fitting the two chanter nuts


289. Stringing the chanter strings


290. Fitting the strings in the pegs

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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