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Main article: Accordion
Diatonic button accordion (German make, early 20th century).

A button accordion is a type of accordion on which the melody-side keyboard consists of a series of buttons rather than piano-style keys. There exists a wide variation in keyboard systems, tuning, action and construction of these instruments. For example:

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Press of Atlantic City
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:04:34 -0700

Barynya presents Russian, Cossack, Jewish, Ukrainian and Gypsy Roma traditional dancing, music, songs and virtuoso performances on instruments, including bayan, domra, violin, Gypsy guitars and garmoshka (Russian folk button accordion). Barynya has ...
Herald-Mail Media
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:08:48 -0700

Five for your planner for Monday, Aug. 18. File photoAdam Levine leads “The Happy Wanderer March” with his button accordion last year at Augustoberfest celebration in City Center Hagerstown. Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014 7:00 am | Updated: 1:02 pm, ...
Bemidji Pioneer
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:00 -0700

Accompanying himself on guitar, dulcimer, button accordion, bagpipes, bodram or an Irish goat-skin drum, Sutter has performed at many venues throughout the state and has also been a guest on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show.


Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:15:00 -0700

"Our music was influenced by the Germans who settled in Texas, and of course they brought the button accordion." Baca switched to bajo soon after seeing Oscar Tellez play, a bandmmate of the legendary accordion player Jimenez. "He was flashy on his ...
Hunterdon County Democrat
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:05:15 -0700

Jolin, Commonwealth Speaker for Pennsylvania Humanities Council, shares his musical repertoire including Lincoln and Liberty, Battle Cry of Freedom, No More Auction Block and more on hammered dulcimer, button accordion, harmonica and banjo.
Leinster Express
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 05:45:00 -0700

Sean Faherty, u/18 flute, flute airs and ceili drums, Eimear Gilll making her second appearance at an All Ireland in u/18 button accordion, Clare Faherty will be there competing in the u/18 piano, piano accomp and melodeon while Mary O'Donnell will be ...

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Dothan First
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:40:41 -0700

Recognized worldwide for its standing room only appearances, it has performed around the globe and recorded nine critically acclaimed albums. The ensemble of eight features group members on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki and ...
Battle Creek Enquirer
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:44:37 -0700

Other band members include Aaron Brown on mandolin, harmonica, accordion and guitar; Winston Damon on percussion; Rick Stubbs on bass; Cara Lieurance on Irish flute, button accordion and penny whistle; and Simone Keenan on lead vocals. Keenan ...

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