I recently received a request for directions on how i make my accordion books. Although i havent written a tutorial myself, i found several great tutorials online. Sedlon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Accordion anthology launched in june 2016 is now available from zz music. A playful alternative to the traditional book, accordion books display multiple images so clients can show off more than just one favorite.
I used to try and piece it together but now i use a roll of kraft paper or packaging paper. Professional performance 37 key 80 bass red musical instruments accordion. Learn how to play accordion bass notes from musician broadway actress katrina yaukey in this howcast video. Making books for the holiday season, and a color poem book in homes for poems. Each handmade book can be displayed as a standing set of frames or as a twosided book. Its easy to find at the dollar store or post office and you can roll out however long a piece you want. While the history of the accordion began in the seventeenth century, the history of the accordion book is actually much older. Children can fill the pages with funny cartoons, fun drawings, or even paste in photos of friends and family. The safety of our employees and customers is paramount. Use the pockets in these little accordion books to hold tickets, notes, photos, vacation mementos or other memorabilia for a gift or as keepsake. Make offer 41 note midi accordion automated professional grade. Visit the ebookstore for specific accordion book projects with patterns.
Make learning to read even more fun for kids by creating an accordion learning book filled with fun transportation pictures. In german dictionaries, leporello is defined as a fan of folded paper. It features some background into the history of the instrument, how it works, and most importantly, an instructional guide aimed at getting you to playing at a simple to intermediate level. Vintage sedlon accordion method books 1a 5b complete set of 10, please read.
Accordion books, like musical accordions, can also have different names. Free beginners level free accordion sheet music sheet music pieces to download from. Accordion book valley folds mountain folds flip over side view side view mountain folds side view fold each end into first mountain fold open all folds fold each mountain fold in to the center mountain fold. Ancient accordionfolded books have been found in many parts of asia, including china, japan, korea, thailand, india, and burma. Using just six bass notes and six major chords, this book is written. They are geared to producing the pieces in numbers. Add this a4sized tome to you growing collection of rob howards wonderful output. Accordionreading accordion music wikibooks, open books for. Haley piersoncox from redhandled scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a crossstitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. The remarkable thing about accordion books, however, is that their surface space could be considerable, even when the actual object in its folded state was still of modest proportions. Please note the following precautionary measures regarding covid19. Also, i can not find anyone in my area who will give lessons. While enjoy our video collection of beautiful accordion music pieces, you may also find out their sheet notes and try to play it on your accordion. This year for an anniversary gift, i created a super fun accordionstyle memory book that is filled with all sorts of nooks and crannies to place pictures, loves notes and more.
How is the best way to learn to play the accordion. Lets talk about playing bass notes on the accordion. Note the accordion musics placement of bellowshakes, accents played by literally shaking the bellows to add a touch of vibrato to accordion playing. Free free accordion sheet music sheet music pieces to download from. Accordion crimes is essentially a social history of the immigrant experience in america, beginning with the accordion maker in 19th century sicily who crosses the ocean for a better life, so it was a stroke of genius, in my opinion, for proulx to use a musical instrument, the accordion of the title, as a narrative device to hold together the. The accordion is held to the accordionist by various leather straps. For example, german binders call accordion books leporellos. Nov 26, 2008 how is the best way to learn to play the accordion. Materials strips of paper cut to size cardstock for covers, the same size as the folded text block, bone folder or wooden craft stick. The accordion sheet musics structure is more specialized compared to the other more popular musical instruments, such as the clarinet.
Diatonic accordion sheet music and music books sheet music plus. With the visible right hand keyboard, the accordion is easy to learn with the right tuition. Lay down your paper as carefully as possible to avoid potential creases 2. That name, to me, is a misnomer when applied to rectangularshaped books, as concertinas are shaped as hexagons. High school student im familiar with reading music, and i recently learned the bass cleff, but im not entirely sure how i would play it on an accordion, being that one accordion bass button could be equivalent to playing three keys on a piano.
Hopefully the paper you decided to use is a big size that way there is a continuity for the accordion fold. There are two audio tracks for each song a full performance for listening, plus a separate backing track which lets you be the soloist. Im particularly interested in any of the following. With your rule measure the desire width and length you want your pages to be, in my case 10. Joggles design teaml diana trouts accordian book hack duration. Advantages of accordion the piano ecordion is a very simple insmament to play. Accordion books are great for exhibits and displays because you can stand them up and view both sides. Lets start with a basic c scale, starting on the fundamental bass note line with the c. The printing is poor qualityit looks like someone copied the pages on a copier running low on toner. The finished size of the accordion book will vary depending on the size of the paper that you use. Each side of the folded sheet can be ordered in either spreads or individual images. Welcome to this website created just for accordion music. The difference between a classical accordion and the more familiar traditional accordion is not clearly visible to the eye as it involves the mechanics within the left side of the instrument.
The accordion, which is not considered by many as one of the mainstream wind instruments, may require you to have a thorough understanding of it and of musical notations before you could read its music sheets. See more ideas about accordion book, concertina book. Nov 14, 2008 accordion books are very easy to make. By melinda crean of top notch teaching thank you for downloading my product. See more ideas about accordion book, book art and handmade books. Sparkling accordion novelty accordion sheet music on. Specific projects using the accordion book are on susans making books with children blog. All pepper locations are currently closed to the public.
Postit popup notes, pink, green, blue, orange, accordionstyle sticky notes for dispensers, call out important information, 3 in. Diatonic accordion sheet music and music books sheet. This project is, perhaps, a bit more involved than those of weeks past, but it allows me to introduce a few additional basic materials found in every book artists studio and a handy technique or two. Due to the peculiarities of the accordion, however, there are some special techniques used. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. I hope this item is all that you require for your students and classroom. Jun 19, 1996 accordion crimes is essentially a social history of the immigrant experience in america, beginning with the accordion maker in 19th century sicily who crosses the ocean for a better life, so it was a stroke of genius, in my opinion, for proulx to use a musical instrument, the accordion of the title, as a narrative device to hold together the. Unfortunately, when god was handing out musical talent, he skipped me.
Shes also sometimes an irritable cartoon named tiny cranky haley. It has advantage of producing the tune or melody with the accompaniment. See more ideas about accordion book, handmade books and. How to make accordion books as many of you parents know there is some great artwork in childrens books. Reading music written specifically for the accordion is, for the most part, no different than reading music for any other instrument. Paper used for the inside sheets can be of the weight of drawing paper, heavy wrapping paper, or colored construction paper, or it can be heavier, like tagboard or thin bristol board. You can play all the accordion music notes from topselling composers such as astor piazzolla, alfons holzschuh and emil wild. Scales draw and press playing the notes of any scale which it is practical to play on the instrument can always be done either mostly or entirely on the draw. In the 1787 opera don giovanni, with music by wolfgang mozart and an italian libretto by lorenzo da ponte, don giovannis servant is. Many experienced accordion players know instinctively when to shake the bellows to provide the right tone, while beginners and less experienced players can add them to the sheet music themselves. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The accordion playalong series features custom accordion arrangements with cd tracks recorded by a live band accordion, bass and drums. Today i will share with you how to make your own accordion memory book in just 3 easy steps its even cuter than gum wrappers. Make offer accordion developing note reading book one 1 for beginning accordianist used.
Sedlon accordion method abebooks shop for books, art. Oct 02, 2015 the remarkable thing about accordion books, however, is that their surface space could be considerable, even when the actual object in its folded state was still of modest proportions. My own leiden university library owns a copy from fourteenthcentury russia which is only 120 mm in height. Your child will learn how to verbalize words and identify their physical counterpart with this accordion book.
Note that every pepper location is abiding by all federal, state, and local regulations regarding covid19, as well as cdc guidelines. The hardest part is usually finding a piece of paper long enough to fold into the book. Fold an accordion bookpart of abc curriculum youtube. Can anyone help me read and play bass cleff on an accordion. Accordion books contain heavy weight acidfree paper, folded and bound to hold up to ten 4 x 6 or 5 x 7 photos. If you are an accordion lover just like us, this might be the right place for you to spend time with. Accordion mijn eerste leerboek peter black xyz uitgeverij accordion book only. How to make a accordion fold mini scrapbook album craft. This book is for anyone interested in playing the accordion but has little to no prior knowledge about it. Mar 21, 2008 susan kapuscinski gaylord teaches you how to make an accordion book. While the history of the accordion began in the seventeenth century, the history of the accordion book is actu ally much older. Single note bass and fixed chord buttons make for very fast and easy learning of bass and rhythm accompaniment. Diatonic accordion sheet music, songbooks, and music books at sheet music plus.
Susan kapuscinski gaylord teaches you how to make an accordion book. Festivals of light accordion book in festivals of light. So it is no surprise that kids are often quite eager to create their own stories with accompanying illustrations. First, the printing quality is fair with two exceptions. Packed with interesting articles and biographies from the historic to the most up to date. She can make books for different topics, like flowers, animals, dinosaurs or colors the possibilities are. However, my knowledge of music theory has skyrocketed so im not looking for any theory books. Secondly, the dg key frequently used in tworow accordions was not included in this method, and guess what.
Accordion book tutorial by jeannine stein accordion book tutorial by sarah nielsen accordion book tutorial by susan kapuscinski gaylord accordion book tutorial from the booklyn artists alliance pdf. Browse all the hits with accordion music sheet music singles and accordion music songbooks, including arrangements and collections of accordion music books. Accordion books workshop verge center for the arts. The offices at verge center for the arts will be closed for the next two weeks. The piano accordion simple method some little knowledge ofmusic is needed if you wish to play correctly, and the purpose of this book is to teeh you in the shortest possible time without drudgery. One thing that i would say thats really important is that you stand in front of a mirror. The accordion book is composed of a continuous folded sheet of paper and is often enclosed between two covers.
Vtg1970s red professional youth accordion wcourse books working see pictures. This is for a two panel accordion but the methods can be used for four and six panel books. This section assumes that you have a basic knowledge of reading music. Accordion music books and dvds we have an extensive selection of instructional books, songbooks, dvds, and cds. I found this book to be disappointing and difficult to use.198 523 707 487 417 830 63 1036 831 568 76 752 825 923 111 1048 335 1294 1151 336 744 1031 679 444 335 624 1420 936 242