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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXuz1sNtqEk

Spotted this and think maybe the tuning's "suspect"!
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#2
Wish I had his confidence Smile
Right or wrong make it strong...when in doubt miss it out...
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(18-05-2019, 04:45 PM)wirralaccordion Wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXuz1sNtqEk

Spotted this and think maybe the tuning's "suspect"!

Not suspect, but terrible out of tune !!
Owner & Operator "THE FISARMONICA SHOP" Chicopee, MA USA
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#4
Perhaps that’s his version of the “Tipsy Wire Box”
Cordially, Tony
Artisto, Italian, LMM, 41/120, PA
Warning: Only speaks/understands American English
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(18-05-2019, 04:45 PM)wirralaccordion Wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXuz1sNtqEk

Spotted this and think maybe the tuning's "suspect"!

Phil,

The player is obviously satisfied that his tuning is spot on for the type of music he is playing. Various musette "tunings" still have their followers in some parts of the world, and like yourself I'm not too keen on the racket that's coming out of that box, which sounds like a two voice MM register with tuning wider than the Danube in a thunderstorm. 

To illustrate that big "blow your house down" accordions are not required to wow the crowds, take a cheap MM Chinese Hohner, replace the reeds, find a kid like the one in this clip, then sit back and listen. That's a £1500 box with the only apparent modification being a reed upgrade. The tuning is about as wide as most French players opt for these days, unless they play folk or retro musette.  

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIljcOUNfXs

This is a Finnish player with tuning typically found there. IMHO wide tuning wouldn't do at all for that music style, but others would probably disagree.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5_9F_MxQ1E
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