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Figure 5

Black and white photograph of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with their instruments in a Gramophone recording studio with a close up of the horn of a stroh violin

The close-up on the right clearly shows the horn of a Stroh violin (or viola) and the neck and scroll of the instrument