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BillyDinPVD

"Because someone is bound to ask, the guy in the video is speaking Portuguese."

Yes, he was.

Among other things, he said that there's evidence of this thing being played as early as the 12th century. It was used to accompany voices in places where they didn't have actual trumpets. And he built that one himself.

gail

Thanks, Billy.

JWebb

The single-stringed distinctive vibrating bridge survives to this day. We know it as dental floss...

Jake

"Because someone is bound to ask, the guy in the video is speaking Portuguese."

I was going to ask.. Sounded like Italian... but not...

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