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Question: What was the instrument that Sting played during his performance for the nominated song from Cold Mountain on the Academy Awards? — Anne, Durham, N.C. Televisionary: That was a hurdy-gurdy, also called a vielle &#224 roue and other names. It's a stringed instrument that uses a rotating wheel to play the strings.

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Question: What was the instrument that Sting played during his performance for the nominated song from Cold Mountain on the Academy Awards? — Anne, Durham, N.C.

Televisionary: That was a hurdy-gurdy, also called a vielle &#224 roue and other names. It's a stringed instrument that uses a rotating wheel to play the strings.

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