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Guran 05 Dec 18 - 04:53 PM
medievallassie 06 Dec 18 - 02:38 AM
The Sandman 06 Dec 18 - 03:56 AM
Guran 07 Dec 18 - 07:58 AM
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Subject: Concertina handles
From: Guran
Date: 05 Dec 18 - 04:53 PM

There have been some articles in the Concertina Journal on topics related to routines holding the English concertina:

First a survey by Allan Atlas concerning the role of the fourth finger as described in some historic tutors:

https://www.concertinajournal.org/articles/the-english-concertina-and-finger-4/

Then some views from an ergonomic outlook were added by myself:

https://www.concertinajournal.org/articles/the-english-concertina-and-the-dilemma-of-the-fourth-finger/

Recently Henrik Müller described his personal modifications of an English by using just a handstrap similar to the routine with Anglos based on his interest in playing trad Irish tunes with his English in an Anglo-like manner:

https://www.concertinajournal.org/articles/no-thumb-straps-no-finger-rests-but-it-is-an-english-a-personal-journey/

Those articles all touch the general problems related to inevitable conflicts between needs for *stability* ( to pump efficiently and to articulate tone ) and *flexibility* ( to reach as many buttons on the keyboard as possible ).
All concertinas suffer from such dilemmas due to the habit carrying the instruments between the hands/arms while simultaneously trying to manipulate them in various ways making music....

Read, consider, and do discuss if you like..
Best wishes
Goran Rahm


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Subject: RE: Concertina handles
From: medievallassie
Date: 06 Dec 18 - 02:38 AM

whoa...there's a actual JOURNAL about concertinas? I'm not a player but my daughter is a novice so this might have to be on her Christmas list even if she didn't put it there!


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Subject: RE: Concertina handles
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Dec 18 - 03:56 AM

lassie, there is an organisation called the international concertina association, on facebook there is a group called concertinas are cool


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Subject: RE: Concertina handles
From: Guran
Date: 07 Dec 18 - 07:58 AM

medievallassie,

For your info if you ( and some others) didn't know...

The *Concertina Journal* is an on-line publication only.You find it here:
https://www.concertinajournal.org/

The International concertina association *ICA* has a website here:
http://www.concertina.org/
ICA also got a paper magazine called *Concertina World* for members

The Facebook group dealing with British style concertina is here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2240273277/

Not to forget the German style Concertinas/Konzertinas "Chemnitzers"
There is an organisation US Concertina Association, earlier "World concertina congress" here:
https://concertinamusic.com/wcc/

And the most frequent discussion forum for British style concertinas
https://www.concertina.net/


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