phonofiddle


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phonofiddle

(ˈfəʊnəʊˌfɪdəl)
n
(Instruments) music an upright, one-stringed musical instrument which also has a horn that acts as an amplifier, played with a bow whilst held between the knees
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1881), one of the most famous phonofiddle (Stroh violin) players of the day, who combined renditions of well-known melodies with a comic act that included conversing with his argumentative wife--'voiced' by the phonofiddle.
(21.) The Royal Academy of Music archive holds a fine photograph of Wildon playing the phonofiddle, http://apollo.ram.ac.uk/emuweb/pages/ram/display.phpPirn-13897 (accessed 4 December 2015)--and a recording of the conversation with his 'wife' can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watchPv-r4jssZUJ_3s (accessed 4 December 2015).