Welcome to the Accordion FAQ page! Here, you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the accordion. From its origins and history, to how to play and care for your instrument, this page has (almost) all the info you need. Whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out, this FAQ page has something for everyone. So grab a comfortable seat and let’s get started!
What kind of music can you play on an accordion?
What are the different types of accordions?
Which accordion is easier to learn PA or CBA?
What are the bass buttons on an accordion?
What is a full-size piano accordion?
How many keys does a full-size piano accordion have?
How many notes can an accordion play?
How many bass buttons does an accordion have?
How do you find the bass buttons?
What does the left hand on an accordion do?
How do you play both hands together and use the bellows?
What is an accordion counter-bass?
What do the switches on an accordion do?
How much does 120 bass accordion weigh?
Why do accordions vary in weight and size?
Why do some accordions sound different from others?
Why learn the accordion?
What is the best age for a child to start playing the accordion?
How long does it take to play simple tunes on the accordion?
How much does a decent accordion cost?
What should I consider when choosing an accordion?
Is it better to buy a beginner or advanced accordion?
Who invented the accordion?
How are accordions made?
What is a cassotto (aka "tone chamber")?
What a is double cassotto accordion?
What are reeds in an accordion?
What's the difference in reed quality?
Is it necessary to tune an accordion?
How are accordions tuned?
What are the most common tuning options for an accordion?
What is a dry-tuned accordion?
What is a wet-tuned accordion?
What is the "tremolo"?
Why do musicians choose dry or wet tuning in an accordion?
How do different pitch tunings affect the musette sound on an accordion?
How is the musette sound achieved on an accordion?
Where I can buy an accordion?
Are old accordions worth anything?
How do you get the musty smell out of an accordion?
How do you clean an old accordion?
What's the best accordion out there?
Can the accordion be repaired?
Do accordions come in different colors?
What is the outside of the accordion made of?
In which country did the accordion originate?
Where are accordions manufactured?
How many accordion manufacturers are there?
Are there International Competitions for the accordion?
How do you mic and amplify an accordion for a live performance?
How do you mic and amplify an accordion for home recording?
Can I fix my own accordion?
Do accordions need to be serviced regularly?
How far can the bellows be stretched?
Can the accordion bellows be repaired or replaced?
Who is the most famous accordion player?
What is the best type of accordion for playing Irish music?