A new book published by Zaccaria Editore tracing the accordion’s history and development along with an insight into the different international “schools” of accordion composers.
A must for any accordion teacher and student as a source of information for serious study into the accordion’s history as well as compositional highlights across all the major international school of accordion composers, namely the Trossingen school, the American school, the Italian School, the Russian school, the Scandinavian school, the Polish school, the French school and one of the only books to look into the British school of accordion composers too. The book has several photos and interesting diagrams along with excerpts from several important compositions. It takes a brief look at the contributions of the great composers from the 19th and 20th Century made to the accordion. This book is in both in English and (if you turn it upside down and back to front) in Italian.
The book has been faithfully translated by Romano Viazzani
£2 from the sale of each printed copy of the book will go towards UKAAT (United Kingdom Association of Accordion Teachers) in order to forward the aims of raising the standard of teaching and playing accordion in the United Kingdom.