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- n. A Stroh violin
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Mr. Giordano appears onscreen leading a band playing violin, a 1904 "phonofiddle" with a megaphone attached — one of the few instruments he doesn 't actually play.
Andy Stein played the phonofiddle -- a cross between a violin and a phonograph horn -- evoking the sounds of a bygone era.