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The term concertina has come to be used for two different families of instruments, both of which evolved out of earlier free-reed instruments. By 20 (or 30) key C/G you refer to is an Anglo concertina; this style of concertina (along with English and Duet styles) are most closely associated with Irish traditional music (as well as other Northern European ...


i am an argentinian bandonion pleyer. for sound of tango you need a "Alfred Arnold" or "AA" type. another type you can buy is "Premier". These both are from Germany but now, you can get those in Argentina too.


The original intent was for for the player to place both the pinky and ring fingers in the lower supports. Almost nobody does this consistently though since it does limit your playing to the other two fingers on each side. However, when starting out, it may provide more stability and less fatigue. You've already tried the usual approaches for providing ...


For argentine tango what is most important is to have the range necessary to perform the pieces with the tango sound which is characterized by the sound of two reeds played in octaves. There are more bandoneons then 142 button layouts that have this characteristic. There are bandoneons known as chromatic bandoneons ( a misnomer as all bandoneons are ...

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