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sarrusophone

The rothphone, which is sometimes referred to as rothophone or saxarrusophone, is a version of the sarrusophone that is built in the shape of a saxophone. It was first marketed in Milan by the instrument maker Ferdinando Roth around the end of the 19th century. The tone resembles that of a saxophone but is slightly less round, as the bore is narrower and has a less conical profile. Tenor rothphone…