The First Ever Southern England Chromatic Button Accordion Rally
Saturday 7th October 2017 near Didcot Oxfordshire
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by JIM D.
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4832
Views: 153416

Re: The Music Game

"Hands Across The Water" -- Conner Owen --

by JIM D.
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Tunes & How to Play Them
Topic: Song name
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Song name

It's the "Anniversary Song"

by JIM D.
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: eBay accordion scam... again.
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: eBay accordion scam... again.

Good Call Ed;
:tup:
by JIM D.
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Another bass issue with old accordion.
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Another bass issue with old accordion.

Well to start with, (1) remove the pins on the bass machine & remove it. (2) remove the reed blocks and set them aside. (3) unscrew the bass strap and remove the bass plate. (4) depress the B minor button and observe the B minor piston - it will depress 3 pins. - when releasing the button you will s...
by JIM D.
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: tinnitus...
Replies: 23
Views: 601

Re: tinnitus...

The reason why is the key of "C" is a Predominant concert key, Used world wide with a reference to the piano keyboard itself. Most musician's that play and can read Horn, string and woodwind, can picture a piano keyboard and transpose using different fingerings. Now this is with the exception of but...
by JIM D.
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Is it Sonola or something completely different?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: Is it Sonola or something completely different?

That Curcianelli (PANcordion ) is a newer box and of superior build. Also should be a 4/5 reed Semi Pro Model. They were built like tank's and worth rebuilding for many future owners. These PAN's were used for more than 50+ years by accordionist's such as the late Myron Floren and Lawrence Welk and ...
by JIM D.
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Is it Sonola or something completely different?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: Is it Sonola or something completely different?

Many Italian firms in the day used that grill design. Sonola gradually improved in their shift and grill design in the late 40's.to the 50's The final result in the 60's was -- https://www.google.com/search?q=Sonola+accordion&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS732US732&tbm=isch&imgil=HuZrotDAfDHYtM%253A%253BUFQWtTw1vA...
by JIM D.
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Is it Sonola or something completely different?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: Is it Sonola or something completely different?

Yes, an early 40's Sonola.
Looks in great shape for the age.
by JIM D.
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: Some us just might this !
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Some us just might this !

Thank's for your comment Ed;
I just wonder why there is only one comment from our side of the pond.
If you find the history info pleasing - most of the accordionist's listed there have old musical clips on YouTube.

P.S. I'm familiar with your hurricane dilemma - are you evacuating ???