• Patriotism and accordion music

    The Harmonies of Homeland: Patriotic Accordion Songs

    The accordion holds a place in the hearts of many symbolizing pride and heritage. Its unique ability to stir emotions and perform melodies is recognized worldwide. This piece delves into the past and present importance of the accordion in music shedding light on its involvement in patriotic melodies and socio political causes. By delving into…

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  • Accordion Brands

    A Comprehensive Ranking guide of the Best Accordion brands

    If you are planning to become either a hobbyist or professional accordion player, it is of great importance that you get acquainted with the various brand names of accordions. This will help new musicians and accordionists know what brands to take that are leading in the industry, their history, and what they would expect out…

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  • Benefits of toy accordions for children

    Exploring the Benefits of Toy Accordions for Children

    Toy accordions can give children a unique way to sharpen their musical sensibilities and skills. Through playing with them, kids are able to nurture the ability to recognize melodies instinctively and improvise as they go along – great for inspiring creativity!

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  • German Accordion Music

    German-made Accordions and their popularity

    When we think of Germany, first things that come to mind are German automobiles, soccer, beer and Oktoberfest. Unless you are a musician you won’t think of world famous accordion brands from Germany. In this article, we would like to share some fascinating facts about German accordions and why are they so popular and worth…

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  • Accordion Music of Poland

    Beautiful world of Polish Accordions: Their Melodies and Heritage

    Poland is known for a lot of things. Pope John Paul II, beautiful and historic architecture, rich folklore, and flora. Poland is also known for its accordionists, not only in folklore music but also in classical ensembles. It produced not only accordion virtuosos like Jaroslaw Bester, Wieslawa Dudkowiak, and many others but is also home…

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  • accordions and Hollywood celebrities

    Music Stars, Hollywood, and Accordions

    We know their names, their songs and their images. But, a very few of us know that some of the most famous singers and musicians actually learned their first songs and music notes on an accordion. Let’s mention a few honorable legends of Rock music and Hollywood who are accordionists or have played the instrument…

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  • street performers

    Street Accordionists and the One-man Band Instrument

    Accordions are often played by street musicians allover the world. Not only because they are compact and easy to carry and transport but also because they can replace and mimic quite a few musical instruments which truly makes them a “one man band.” In this article we talk a bit more about street performers and…

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  • Accordions in America

    Accordions and accordion music in the United States

    Accordions arrived to the Americas in the early 18th century. As a musical instrument, the accordion became not only a folk souvenir brought by the settlers to the new world but also an All-American symbol of multiculturalism and musical melting pot. Why did piano accordions become so popular? What is an accordion industrial complex? Let’s…

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  • Classical music on an accordion

    The Increasing Popularity of Accordions in Classical Music

    Contrary to popular belief, accordions are not musical instruments made for folk music only. More and more accordionists and composers of classical music are embracing this instrument and reviving its role in classical music genre.

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  • Beginners accordions

    A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing the Best Accordion

    So, you want to be an accordionist? Great choice! There are many articles and guides on best accordions for beginners out there. We try to go an extra mile in researching the latest trends and provide you with the best advices on what accordion to select if you are just starting to learn how to…

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