The Button Accordion

admin | April 3, 2009

Accordions come in a variety of forms and styles. There are the diatonic accordions, the chromatic accordions, the piano accordions and the button accordion among others. The button accordion was adapted from the simpler melodeon in the nineteenth century.
It has one more row of buttons than the melodeon and its pitch is set a [...]

Roland Digital Accordions - Music of the Future

admin | March 26, 2009

By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=David_A_Robinson]David A Robinson
Accordions probably conjure up images of a street player in Paris, his fingers wandering through a wistful waltz on some street corner, working the bellows of his accordion expertly while the music wafts out a romantic atmosphere. Sorry, but Roland digital accordions have changed all that. Accordions have finally come of age.
The [...]

Getting Used Accordions at a Good Price

admin | March 19, 2009

By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Victor_Epand]Victor Epand
When you think of the coolest instrument, it is very unlikely you are going to put accordions anywhere near the top of the list. In fact, they are often seen as the least cool of all instruments, and it is no surprise that alpha-nerd, Steve Urkel on Family Matters, was an accordion player.
However, [...]

Brief History of the Accordian

admin | March 12, 2009

The accordion is a potable acoustical musical instrument that is box shaped, and is derived from the hand held bellows-driven family of free-reed aerophone instruments. The accordion is sometimes referred to as a squeezebox. A person who plays this particular instrument is known as an accordionist. The accordion is played by compressing or expanding the [...]

The Italian Accordion Music

admin | March 7, 2009

When it comes to accordion music, Italy is the leader. In fact, Italy has been considered as the worldwide leader in quality and production of accordion. This title has remained undisputed for a long period of time, and Italy should say “thank you” to the high quality of this instrument for which the production first [...]

Basic information about how to play accordion

admin | February 27, 2009

Love to play the accordion? Well, I have here a few information for you to consider while you are learning how to play the accordion.
The Fundamentals of Accordion
First things first – know the fundamentals of accordion: Sit down on a chair. Set the accordion on your left knee. The right hand operates the keyboard, while [...]