Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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BANDIR

   
Definition: or Bendir; North African tambourine, round wooden 40 or 59 cm across, with two strings stretched under its skin to produce a buzzing sound, Morroco, Algeria, Tunisia.

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SCARLATTI FREE REED INSTRUMENTS IN ANGLO CONCERTINAS

Economical and reliable accordions from China
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China has been making melodeons since at least 1980. Our Scarlatti brand has two separate sources - the Scarlatti starter models look somewhat similar to the Hohner Erica model, but not as well finished. The new series of Rosso, Nero and Woods are made in a new workshop set up a few years back and we were impressed when we met t...read more