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Accordion with interesting key layout
« on: November 18, 2013, 02:25:42 PM »

Accordion Music: Polka Milusia (video)

What do you think about it?


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Re: Accordion with interesting key layout
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 03:01:51 PM »

This format cropped up on another site.
The suggestion was that button accordions were so unfashionable  that some were built to mimic piano keys.
Sounds silly but I did know someone who couldn't get work because a diatonic 2-row wasn't a proper accordion - he was "forced" to take up CBA to keep the bookings flowing.


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Re: Accordion with interesting key layout
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2013, 04:50:10 PM »

Yes, it's a tricked out CBA.  Nice piece of kit.

The black keys are purely decorative, usually they're made to look more like a standard piano keyboard rather than just alternating like this one.  Morbidoni made one and I've also seen one labelled Polka King.

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