Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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MELODEON

   
Definition: Button keyed diatonic Accordion, In England this term includes all button keyed diatonic accordions, in Ireland and Scotland it is more specific to the one row 10 keyed variety.

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FIFES AND PICCOLOS

The fife is a simple 6 hole flute pitched usually in high Eb, D, Bb and sometimes as low as G or F. Early examples were unkeyed, many have between one and five keys to facilitate the chromatic scale. It was used traditionally by the army where fife and drum were often played together.