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  1. hello. so I've messaged Paul about the creation of a 3d printed concertina which he said would take to the end of christmas. realistically I'm looking for an duet concertina with either the macann , jefries , crane or something similar to the shape of the buttons of an ergonomic anglo. that being said he can only produce this sort of a concertina up to 30 buttons. I'm trying to come up with a layout so that I can play 5 chords with both their majors and minors. F,C,G,D,A the reason for this being that I play alot of songs that require 5 chords but as said I nee
  2. hello. I am going to be buying a duet with any luck and was curious if anyone has recorded and played any accordion type tunes eg katyusha with accompaniment, game of thrones etc. I recently heard the lotr in dreams cover by someone here (sorry forgot who) and it sounded great. as I understand accordion reeded concertina's and concertina reed concertina's sound different. thanks
  3. can u send me some pics? thanks
  4. hello. im currently looking for a 8 sided duet either maccann , crane or Jeffries. needs to be 70 buttons to cover lower notes. thanks
  5. well as stupid as it sounds especially give the rarity of concertina's compared to other instruments I like the aesthetic of it. that being said if you think you'd have anything of interest to me offer away
  6. hello. i'm looking for a duet concertina with 12 sides and around 60 or more notes with some lower notes and a decent range eg. right hand starting from middle c and left being lower. not looking to spend millions. send me a message if you think you got something i'd be interested in. thanks
  7. well when I say I think I understand what a key is I think a key is what the melody line is made up of eg. if it only uses c d e f g a b then it's c major and as for the chords they don't matter too much.
  8. hey guys there are some songs which i'd love to play on concertina and I just cannot figure it out and always end up reverting back to what has been already played and trying to figure it out by ear. I own a 40 button stagiā€¦. (unfortunately lol. oh well better than nothing) and so I have some reversals as well. but i'm really not sure how to go about it. at the moment I want to learn haul away joe and have tried transposing it (sry im not sure which key I tried it in as I think iv'e only just understood what the key of the song means) but cannot figure out the best way to play it with an oomp
  9. hello everyone I'm currently looking for a duet concertina to play polkas eg. Wallace and grommit etc. on. im currently looking for a 50 button maccann or something with a similar range in that both hands have enough buttons for 1 playing the melody and 2 playing the chords on the left hand as I had a look at a 46 button and that's just over 1 octave for the first hand and so there will be notes missing for the chords on the left hand. although im looking for a maccann, im not too picky in terms of whether its a McCann, a hayden , a crane etc. and I'm hoping not to have to spend t
  10. hello. so my friend is leaving the country due to brexit. she is going to live in spain. because of the weight limit she has decided to give me her hohner coroner 3 cgf melodeon. I've been looking abouts for music and her is some stuff I like: gypsy princess joe bane haul away joe I know that the last one is a sea shanty but the other two. what would they be? barndances? thanks
  11. well that's what i meant as well just described slightly differently. some of the reeds i need to put alot more work in the bellows in order to get any sound and this instruments air leakge is huge so that doesn't help. I bought this instrument hoping to try out a duet however I think that all I have done is buy a instrument which is in a bit of a wrecked state.
  12. when you say slow speak do you mean takes longer to get into its pull volume?
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