Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Interesting facts about the Accordion

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HISTORY: The accordion was invented by Friedrich Buschmann in 1822 in Berlin. He called invention the Handäoline. In 1829, Cyrillus Damian of Vienna created another version of this instrument and gave it the name of accordion because of the addition of buttons, played by the left hand, that sounded chords.Apr 28, 2016 accordion - OnMusic Dictionary - Term
https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/70-accordion





What nationality is the accordion?
Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord—"musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox. A person who plays the accordion is called an accordionist.
Accordion - Wikipedia
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Where did the word accordion come from?
In which country did the accordion originate? The idea came from an instrument in China, called the 'Cheng' (a free reed instrument), thousands of years ago. While the accordion was patented in Austria, Italy was the first large scale production centre.
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When was the accordion popular?
This instrument was invented approximately 5,000 years ago. It consists of a series of bamboo pipes, a resonator box, a wind chamber, and a mouthpiece. It has a shape that resembles a phoenix and was introduced to European musicians in 1777. The first accordions were invented in the early nineteenth century.
Accordion | Encyclopedia.com
https://www.encyclopedia.com/literature-and-arts/performing-arts/music.../accordion 

Who invented accordion?
Friedrich Buschmann
HISTORY: The accordion was invented by Friedrich Buschmann in 1822 in Berlin. He called invention the Handäoline. In 1829, Cyrillus Damian of Vienna created another version of this instrument and gave it the name of accordion because of the addition of buttons, played by the left hand, that sounded chords.
accordion - OnMusic Dictionary - Term
dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/70-accordion





Is the accordion hard to learn?
Playing the accordion requires coordination. Not only do players use both hands, but the left arm operates the bellows while the player reads music. As difficult as this sounds, a student can learn to play a piece of music in their first lesson. The accordion is an incredibly versatile instrument.
Beginners Information - Learning the Accordion - Accordions Worldwide
www.accordions.com/index/gen/lea/gen_lea.shtml

What is the accordion made of?
The accordion is called a free reed instrument because it uses free-standing reeds to produce sound, similar to the harmonica. The reeds are made up of metal strips that are riveted to either side of a rectangular metal plate. Below the reed is a slot which allows air to flow through the bellows.
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The most typical complete system has 120 bass and 41 treble keys. This is balanced left to right hand. The number of bass buttons and the number of treble keys allows you roughly equal range on both sides of the accordion.
ACCORDION-O-RAMA, SPECIFICS
www.accordion-o-rama.com/specifics.html



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