Register for Balkan melodies
#1
Hi everyone,

I am planning to learn Balkan music and I would like to know which accordion register is good for this?
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#2
I am no expert on Balkan music for sure, but it seems like it’s a dry, tone chambered instrument. I like the sound personally and prefer the chambered sound when I play, although I don’t play Balkan music. On YouTube I like watching Balkan players, the time signatures are interesting and unique, and the playing is really technically good. They like do like dallapes bassoon register.
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#3
I'm from Bulgaria and the registers that are used in our music are mainly cassotto clarinet (M) and bassoon (L), although some musicians like Peter Ralchev, who is by far the best folklore accordionist, uses others too.
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#4
(25-06-2020, 10:24 PM)mgavrilov Wrote: I'm from Bulgaria and the registers that are used in our music are mainly cassotto clarinet (M) and basoon (L), although some musicians like Peter Ralchev, who is by far the best folklore accordionist, uses others too.

I have Hohner Pirola 3 piano accordion as like on the picture. Which register is good for balkan music in this accordion?


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#5
The register with one dot in the center, the one with the dot in the bottom, and the combination of both.
I'm Sebastian and i Play on a Hohner Concerto III called Modesto.
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#6
Your accordion doesn't have a tone chamber (cassotto), so you won't be able to reproduce the timbre, but yes, what Sebastian Bravo said is true - the register with one dot in the center is the clarinet (M-middle) and the one with the dot in the bottom is the bassoon (L-low).
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