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ACCORDION

   
Definition: Free reed instrument with a keyboard originating in Saxony and Bohemia, now common throughout the world in folk music. Various types include piano and button keyboards, and chromatic and diatonic tunings.
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SIMPLE SYSTEM FLUTES

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Wind Instruments > Simple System Flutes
Side blown flutes are traditional all round the world, though the first were in Asia. The Concert Flute, used for Irish traditional music, was the standard orchestral instrument until the introduction of the Boehm system. The D Flute has 6 open holes, and up to 8 keys which are often not used, as the notes can be found by cross ...read more