• If you haven't done so already, please add a location to your profile. This helps when people are trying to assist you, suggest resources, etc. Thanks

And something else completely different

JIM D.

Been here for ages!
Technical Adviser
Site Supporter
Joined
Apr 30, 2013
Messages
4,688
Reaction score
202
wirralaccordion pid=65298 dateline=1558194356 said:

Spotted this and think maybe the tunings suspect!

Not suspect, but terrible out of tune !!
 
M

maugein96

Guest
wirralaccordion pid=65298 dateline=1558194356 said:

Spotted this and think maybe the tunings suspect!

Phil,

The player is obviously satisfied that his tuning is spot on for the type of music he is playing. Various musette tunings still have their followers in some parts of the world, and like yourself Im not too keen on the racket thats coming out of that box, which sounds like a two voice MM register with tuning wider than the Danube in a thunderstorm. 

To illustrate that big blow your house down accordions are not required to wow the crowds, take a cheap MM Chinese Hohner, replace the reeds, find a kid like the one in this clip, then sit back and listen. Thats a £1500 box with the only apparent modification being a reed upgrade. The tuning is about as wide as most French players opt for these days, unless they play folk or retro musette.  

 
This is a Finnish player with tuning typically found there. IMHO wide tuning wouldnt do at all for that music style, but others would probably disagree.

 

Similar threads

Top