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:
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:45:00 -0800
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day will be: Ross Sutter (voice, guitar, bodhran, button accordion), Laura MacKenzie (wooden flutes, whistles, concertina, various bagpipes, voice), and fiddler/sean-nós dancer Danielle Enblom as they bring traditional music ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:41:15 -0800
Danú was first formed in 1995 after its founders - Benny McCarthy (button accordion), Donal Clancy (guitar) and Donnchadh Gough (Bodhran and Uillean pipes), all of County Waterford, and Dubliner Daire Bracken - met at a nearby music festival. They soon ...
Journal and Courier
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:28:06 -0800
Armed with fiddle, button accordion, uilleann pipes, flute, bodhrán and guitar, Irish band FullSet can deliver the traditional Irish sound, and they do it well. But don't think you know what to expect if you see them Sunday. The group's members are ...
The Providence Journal
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 03:15:00 -0800
The all-Irish family program features Mary King on fiddle, harp and vocals; Phil Edmonds, a native of Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland, on tin whistle and button accordion; and Mike Fischman, a 40-year veteran of the folk scene, on guitar, banjo and ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:11:15 -0800
The group, which mixes ancient Irish music with contemporary works, offers an authentic Irish experience by using traditional instruments, including the flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion and bouzouki. • The annual Tubaphonium Festival and ...
Mason City Globe Gazette
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:00:00 -0800
He accompanies himself on guitar, dulcimer, button accordion and bodhran, the Irish goat-skin drum. He travels around the country performing and holding school residencies and workshops. The Nordic Dancers of Decorah are an exclusive group of children ...
So Md News
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:26:15 -0800
He is a member of the Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society and stays busy attending festivals and competitions including the National Button Accordion Festival in Bessemer, Pa., where musicians get together and jam. He was the only button box ...
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:02:24 -0800
Jiménez's father, Santiago Jiménez Sr., was an influential and progressive player in the conjunto tradition, a border dance music that centered around the diatonic button accordion, which found its way into Texas via German immigrants, and the bajo ...
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