Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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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.
Read the full Accordion FAQ Page.

MELODEONS

The Melodeon is very easy to learn, and tends to suit people who play by ear, as it is difficult to read music on a push-pull instrument. The fingering is very similar to the harmonica and anglo concertina on the right hand - with a different note on the push & pull of the bellows. There are bass notes and chords on the left han...read more