Concertina

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Concertina
Anglo-concertina-40button.jpg
Classification Keyboard
Playing range
depends on model
Related instruments
Accordion

A concertina is a musical instrument that makes sounds using air pushed and pulled through reeds using a bellows. The fingers push buttons at both ends of the instrument.

The Anglo concertina has the bass notes at the left side and makes other tones pushing than pulling a button.

The English concertina makes the same tone pushing and pulling a button.

The duet concertinas have the bass notes at the left side and make the same tone pushing and pulling a button. The Hayden duet concertina has the same fingering for all scales. It has a shifted 6-plus-6 keyboard layout.

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