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I'm planning a trip to Italy this fall for a couple of months of eating delicious food, meeting cool people, and making a few videos.  On this trip, I'm planning to spend some time in Castlefidario, where there are a few accordion makers still in business.  I have brought my concertina along on previous trips, and it's been a bit of a conversation starter.  While the word would appear to have an italian origin, the instrument is mostly unknown.  

 

I'd really like to find the Stagi or Bastari factory and shoot some video there.  I assumed it was made near Castlefidario but no one in the neighborhood that I have spoke with has any idea about Stagi.  Does anyone know where they are located?

 

Thanks,

david

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Maybe I can help? When I was looking for buttons for my Hohner brand Anglo, ( made in Italy).. I was given following address ( spare buttons sent to me free of charge in Stagi bag!

 

Brunna Musica

Via Squartabue

62019

Recanati (MC)

Italy

There may be some spelling errors, but that is where mine were sent from.

Hope that helps?

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8 minutes ago, SIMON GABRIELOW said:

Maybe I can help? When I was looking for buttons for my Hohner brand Anglo, ( made in Italy).. I was given following address ( spare buttons sent to me free of charge in Stagi bag!

 

Brunna Musica

Via Squartabue

62019

Recanati (MC)

Italy

There may be some spelling errors, but that is where mine were sent from.

Hope that helps?

 

I don't think Brunner exists any more. The Stagi brand is now owned by this company, Concertine Italia, also based in Recanti:

https://www.fabbricaconcertine.com/eng/index.html

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Thank you all.  I found an email address for the company and wrote them, but have not heard back.  I'm considering contacting the local or regional government and asking for a referral.

 

Street View shows the Bünner Musica location active in 2019.  I wonder if they were/are a German company?  The umlaut may be a clue.

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The address I was provided with, of which I detailed earlier in this topic, was provided to me by a music company. ( In UK).. some years back now. And for some reason apparently I was told that " Mr. Brunner, is a bit strange ( odd)!"

As to why I was told this I do not know; but those were not my own words!!!

But if they were good enough to send me bag full of buttons for free then: I hope it bodes well in that case for your video project.. of which I would myself be interested in seeing the factory ( if still active).. on film.

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