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Bolivian players


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A different culture with different music style, but with the same love to this beautiful instrument. 

Here are some youtube videos of bolivian players playing the english concertina:

 

 

 

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I see some of them put two fingers in the finger rests.

 

It seems uncomfortable to me, but I suppose you could get used to it. Only two fingers left to do all the work, though.

 

Perhaps they are playing in C and don’t need the outer rows of buttons.

 

Steve

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Yes, in the bolivian folk you usually play 2 notes at same time, so obviously they only need 2 fingers. I used to play with 2 as well but now I’m getting used to play 3 since that is the correct way of fingering.

 

Roger

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