The Concertina History forum at Concertina.net is for the discussion of
- the history of the concertina from about 1825 to the present, focusing on English-construction instruments (English, Anglo-German, and Duet) deriving from the Wheatstone patents, together with continental influences and competitors
- evolution of concertina construction, patents, materials, technology, and performance techniques
- concertina makers, both companies and individuals
- concertina performers--music hall, vaudeville, classical, folk
- genealogical data about manufacturers or performers
- reviews or notices of performances
- instructional materials and music arrangements
- historical instruments and equipment
- dating of particular instruments and of instrument types
- archival documents, manuscript materials and letters
- websites with material relevant to these topics
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Participation by everyone is very welcome!