The “tcheng” was the first instrument to use free reeds, the principle on which the accordion is based.
The patent for the accordion was filed in Vienna in 1829 by Cyrill Demian, but it was fundamentally redesigned in Italy in the second half of the nineteenth century.
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Castelfidardo was the scene of a crucial moment in the unification of Italy, when the papal army was defeated by the Piedmontese troops, with the subsequent annexation of the territories of Marche and Umbria to the Kingdom of Italy.
In the coming months, we will be updating the site with information about the events, classes and performers. Dick Contino performed almost every year from the very beginning of the Las Vegas Accordion Convention.
The accordion enjoyed such popularity and success in Italy at that time that Giuseppe Verdi decided to propose the study of the instrument in Italian conservatories.
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The ancestor of the accordion was the “tcheng” or “sheng”, an ancient instrument from China and other Southeast Asian countries dating back 4,500 years in time.
Many conservatories in Europe have classical accordion departments.