It got the attention of Russian musicians in the mid-1700s, and from there the "free vibrating reed" principle migrated to western Europe, where Austrian and German instrument-makers created what is now recognizable as an accordion in the 1820s, with the piano accordion
making its appearance 40 years later.
Mr Oliver, chair of Folk Arts England and a former deputy head at Hexham's Queen Elizabeth High School, plays the piano accordion
in a folk band with his family.
This instrumental combination of fiddle and piano accordion
continued for the following quarter century, although Alf increasingly played solo as Bert grew older, especially when performing at a distance from home.
His super skills on the piano accordion
and his own strong vocals showed he still has plenty to offer.
The piano accordion
isn't an instrument you would normally associate with classical music ( but try telling that to James Crabb.
The quartet bring together the combined talents of Irishman Brian Finnegan on an assortment of flutes and whistles, Sarah Allen on flute and piano accordion
, subtle guitar accompanist Ed Boyd and bodhran phenomenon John Joe Kelly, arguably, Britain's finest exponent of the Irish frame drum.
They bought me a piano accordion
and if it wasn't for accordion, I wouldn't be here today.
Children from each year group performed a variety of musical and ballet pieces, including solos by Richard Tuddenham on the trombone; Joe Gaunt, vocal; Gillian Senior, drums and Louise Emsley, who accompanied the maypole dancers with a piano accordion
Also a keen musician, he started entertaining at the Down Under club, playing his piano accordion
The Scottish-born multi-instrumentalist specialises in 1950s rock and journeys down the musical path began at a young age when he acquired a piano accordion
and started doing imitations of his hero Little Richard in a high pitched treble.
Frank has a fine voice and accompanies himself on either guitar or piano accordion
They're surprised to see it's just Luke, a little bloke with a piano accordion
Mr Whiteside will also bring his banjo and accompany Mr Wootten on the piano accordion
Nibs Matthews was our teacher and I played piano accordion
He was like a strolling gypsy with his full size black and white piano accordion
strapped to him as he started singing Rose of Kilarney.