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WOODWIND

   
Definition: Generic term for all mouth blown instruments, end-blown, side-blown, with fipple or with a single or double reed.
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ENGLISH & DUET CONCERTINAS

Free Reed Instruments > English & Duet Concertinas
The concertina was invented by Charles Wheatstone, and the earliest examples, which he called the symphonium, were made in 1829. Its huge popularity in the 19th century was diminished by the arrival of the piano accordion in the 20th. The folk revival has see the concertina back in demand, There are three quite different fingeri...read more