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:
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:03:45 -0700
Michael is the fourth local man to become Ireland's Senior Button Accordion Champion since the fleadh's inception in 1951. The three previous winners from Northern Ireland were all Fermanagh men (Kevin Loughlin in 1964, Darren Breslin in 2008 and ...
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:48:45 -0700
“We often spice up our sound with button accordion, bowed psaltery, Greek bouzouki, ukulele, as well as bodhran, djembe, and other percussion instruments (yes, even two frogs!) All members take turns singing lead and background vocals on songs, both ...
Kansas City Star
Kansas City Star
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:18:45 -0700
At the Kansas City Irish Fest Saturday at Crown Center, Mark Dugger (rear) kept passers by entertained with his ``button accordion'' and a continuous stream of traditional Irish music. ``It sounds like a giant harmonica,'' Dugger said. He lives in ...
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:56:15 -0700
The weekend's programme will also feature fiddle virtuoso Jim Brown from Newtyle; button accordion player Shona Donaldson from Huntly, who is one of the country's greatest bothy ballad singers; the Angus Strathspey and Reel Society, who are so well ...
Lincoln Journal Star
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:03:57 -0700
On Friday and/or Saturday nights, Julia Cortinas entertains diners, playing French music on her button accordion. The bar is still too big for the room, and the building's exterior remains a hideous blue, making it stick out like a sore thumb. But De ...
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:11:15 -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 ...
A Kilcullen Diary (blog)
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:33:45 -0700
Once again the location is the Kilcullen Heritage Centre, with opening hours 10am-5pm. The proceeds go to Friends of Naas Hospital. Available for purchase will be unwanted gifts, books, furniture, bicycles, and there's even a vintage Hohner button ...
Bucks Local News
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0700
Jolin, Commonwealth Speaker for Pennsylvania Humanities Council, will share 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.
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