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Vintage Soberano Piano Accordion With Case 20th C

£375.00

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This is a fabulous vintage Soberano Piano accordion in fitted case.

Condition:

In excellent condition - please note that we are selling this piano accordion as a decorative object not as a musical instrument.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 37 x Width 39 x Depth 22

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 3 inches x Width 1 foot, 3 inches x Depth 9 inches

Piano accordion is an accordion equipped with a right-hand keyboard similar to a piano or organ. Its acoustic mechanism is more that of an organ than a piano, as they are both wind instruments, but the term "piano accordion"—coined by Guido Deiro in 1910—has remained the popular nomenclature. It may be equipped with any of the available systems for the left-hand manual.

In comparison to a piano keyboard, the keys are more rounded, smaller, and lighter to the touch. These go vertically down the side, pointing inward, toward the bellows, making them accessible to only one hand while handling the accordion.

The bass piano accordion is a variation of a piano accordion without bass buttons and with the piano keyboard in an octave lower. They typically have around 3 octaves.

The first accordion to feature a piano keyboard was probably the instrument introduced in 1852 by Bouton of Paris. Another source claimed the first piano accordion was introduced in 1854 at the Allegemeine Deutsche Industrieausstellung in München. It was showcased by the instrument builder Mattäus Bauer and quickly became a serious competitor to button accordions.

In the United States, the piano accordion dramatically increased in popularity between 1900-1930 based on its familiarity to students and teachers, and its uniformity, whereby accordion dealers and instructors did not have to support different styles of accordions for many European immigrant groups. The piano keyboard layout was also promoted by the fame of Vaudeville performers Guido Deiro and his brother Pietro who premiered the instrument on stage, recordings and radio. After the Deiro's success, popular chromatic button accordionist Pietro Frosini chose to disguise his accordion's buttons to look like a piano keyboard so as not to appear "old-fashioned." The piano accordion is the official city instrument of San Francisco,California

As of 1972 it could be largely said that the piano system dominated the English-Speaking North American continent, Scotland, and certain East European countries, while differing button systems are generally to be found in Scandinavia, France, Belgium and former Soviet countries. The piano accordion is also predominant in Italy, New Zealand, and Australia.

Width: 39.0 cm
Height: 37.0 cm
Depth: 22.0 cm

Estimated Time: Less than one week

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Condition: Refurbished

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

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Period: Unknown

Listed by: Tino_8f8a

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SKU: 70673595