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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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The Chromatic Button Accordion Explained

My detailed explanation of this instrument is designed for anyone who is thinking of starting to play it. Although I play a B system instrument, most of what...

Jacqueline's Waltz (Tom Anderson) - Button Accordion

This is a lovely waltz entitled 'Jacqueline's Waltz' by Tom Anderson (not the Will Starr version which I am hoping to upload soon). I hope you enjoy my inter...

♫ ♪ ♫ Irish Traditional Music ♪ ♫ ♪ ~ Damien Mullane on the Button Accordion

Box player Damien Mullane plays two reels. The first reel is called "Clais An Adhmid" by Finbarr Dwyer The second tune is by Billy McComiskey and it is calle...

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Chromatic Button Accordion (B System) - Understanding the three major scale patterns

PLEASE NOTE THAT SINCE RECORDING THIS VIDEO I HAVE DECIDED TO CHANGE THE RIGHT CONVENTION TO :- THUMB = T/1ST FINGER = 1/2ND FINGER = 2/3RD FINGER = 3/4TH FI...

Whiskey in the jar on button accordion

Aussie boy Hector gives his version of the Irish tune 'Whiskey in the jar'. It is played on the Hohner button accordion.

Chromatic button accordion Skype lessons instructor performance

Bayanina music studio presents accordion and B-system chromatic button accordion (Bayan) lessons online via Skype. bayanskype@gmail.com Instructor's bio: htt...

Beginner Irish Button Accordion Free Lessons No.1 of 6 - with Derek Hickey - OAIM.IE

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Darren Breslin 2008 Button Accordian Champion

Darren Breslin from Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. A member of the East London Branch of the Comhaltas. Winner of the 2008 All Ireland Senior...

SERGEI TELESHEV J. S. Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor on Accordion

SERGEI TELESHEV Bayan (Button Accordion) Сергей Телешев Баян Buy CD at http://triovoronezh.com/TrioVoronezh/Buy_CD.html www.triovoronezh.com.

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36 news items

 
Impartial Reporter
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 ...
 
Forfar Dispatch
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 ...
 
WCTV
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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