Technical Aspects

Every newcomer runs into problems when looking for an instrument. Since he will not be able to check the quality the offered instrument. Although it is not possible to avoid a bad acquisition by reading some lines of text, outlining frequent trouble points should be known. As an experienced player you may have additional recomendations. If so, please shafre your knowledge.

The following texts are not designed for a web page but the result of discussions of bandoneon-list members.

For those who are willing to pay for a new instrument, I included my experience with the new PREMIER. Even some comparable sound examples with other instruments are included. Note that these sound files are quite large and require some time to be down loaded.

Other Sources

Don Nichols' experience in tuning concertinas
the musical tuning program TUNE!IT Requires Windows and a sound card