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291. Fitting the black keys (lower row, diatonic notes)
292. Insertion of the tangents (first only on one key)
293. Fitting the white keys (upper row, accidental notes)
294. Fitting the wheel cover
295. Stringing with the drone strings
296. Fitting the strings in the pegs
297. Final smoothing of the handle
298. Installing the handle
299. Hurdy-gurdy at the cathedral at Toro
300. Left side of the north portal of San Miguel Church in Estella
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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