Questions tagged [concertina]

For questions about the instrument Concertina including maintenance, practicing, and playing.

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Anglo Concertina playing series of the same note press button multiple times or hold?

Hello I am a complete beginner with music and I am learning the Anglo concertina. When you have a series of the same note do you release the button and press it again? Or stop the instrument and start ...
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Is it possible to make a single free reed that plays on both air directions?

If you open an accordion, you will find that for every button there are two reeds, one which plays when in the pull direction of the bellows and one in the push. Sometimes these reeds are tuned to ...
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How to hold the concertina in an ergonomic way while playing?

I've started teaching myself how to play the English concertina from tutorial books and online videos. The hardest part of the instrument seems to be not learning the keyboards or even how to work the ...
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What kind of bandoneon or concertina is appropriate for playing tango music?

I really love the sound of tango and I'd like to buy a bandoneon. With the relationship but seeming distinct existence from the Concertina, I don't know how to identify which kind of Concertina/...
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