71: Stroh violin

Episode 71: Stroh violin

The Stroh violin http://historywired.si.edu/object.cfm?ID=46
is the brand name of a kinda of phonofiddle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonofiddle .

 

Bennett & Williams play two “phonofiddles.” http://youtu.be/gjNIJoIz9V0

 

A modern Strohcello. http://youtu.be/S6bNKmjw2Fk

Pic of romanian horn-violin:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horn-violin_%28also_called_trumpet-violin%29_with_its_%28normal%29_violin_bow.jpg