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by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Different types of "Squeezebox"
Replies: 14
Views: 1691

Re: Different types of "Squeezebox"

I thing Bayan accordions are hard to come by and devlilshly expensive.
I always assumed thay were for conservatorie students of accordion.
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: loading avatar
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: loading avatar

There was at the beginning when the file size was 6kb but I think it has been increased to 20kb now.
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: dot readers v by earists v by memory
Replies: 72
Views: 3827

Re: dot readers v by earists v by memory

I'm a note reading type guy. I have a sort of mental block if someone says play something and I don't have the notes in front of me. Funny thing is, once I start with the notes there I hardly use them if I'm familar with the piece. I think it is a training issue and I should force myself to play fro...
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: Digital & Midi Accordions
Topic: contemplating a midi monster
Replies: 41
Views: 5512

Re: contemplating a midi monster

.....always enjoy the acoustics though I viciously resent the overblown prices thaat are charged but hey-ho I suppose in a dwindling market the owners and builders have to make a living.............which is why it is vital that we improve the image of this wheezing ,bellowy box of bits that we all ...
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: New Forum

We must all be living in a parallel universe.....
Seems real enough though.
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: The Chicken Dance is in....
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: The Chicken Dance is in....

Excellent. Very enjoyable and well playable on the PA.
Is it normally played in a minor key or is that just the approach this band takes?
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: Kimmo Pohjonen & Sami Kuoppamäki plays Hendrix
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: Kimmo Pohjonen & Sami Kuoppamäki plays Hendrix

I was thinking the same. How do they mix internal mic and the natural sounds of such a large instrument.
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Chopin
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Chopin

Following a discussion with Pippa, I made a recording of a simple Chopin piece to illustrate my approach to the bass.

Comments etc. welcome.

[soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/accorman-1/chopin-accordion[/soundcloud]
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Classical
Topic: Chopin
Replies: 31
Views: 4670

Re: Chopin

Hi Pippa, As promised I too had a go at the Chopin. This is my interpretation for what it's worth. https://soundcloud.com/accorman-1/chopin-accordion" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/accorman-1/chopin-accordion[/soundcloud] By the way, the embedded so...
by Glenn
Sat May 04, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: sulle onde waltz
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: sulle onde waltz

Absolutely not amateurish at all.
It had a good solid rhythm and drive and fitted the type of sound your accordion makes.
What instrument did you use for the recording?

This is such a well known tune I fancy having a go of it myself. Thanks for the inspiration.