Who invented the accordion in 1829?

Answer Cyrillus Damian received the first patent for an accordion, in Vienna, Austria, in 1829. However, the German instrument maker Christian Friedrich Buschmann created a similar instrument in1822 and c... Read More »

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1820 to 1829 Inventions?

The 1820s are known for a number of things. In the United States, the Missouri Compromise became law, Joseph Smith received the first of his "visions" which would lead to his founding Mormonism, an... Read More »

How to Jam on the Accordion?

Here are some tips on how to play folk music confidently at jam sessions or in a group on the accordion. If you are a beginning accordionist, have trouble picking up tunes quickly, or just don't kn... Read More »

What is an accordion made of?

An accordion is made from hundreds of different parts and materials. The main parts to the instrument including the frame, pallets and the reed block are commonly made from lightweight poplar wood.... Read More »

How to Play the Accordion?

The accordion is one of the most interesting instruments, a reed instrument with numerous buttons and keys, making sound with every push and pull of the bellows. It takes strength and patience to p... Read More »