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  • Irish TimesFour great traditional music gigs in Ireland this weekIrish TimesThe irrepressible accordionist returns to a venue which she has triumphed in many times before, in the company of Sean Regan, Jack Maher and Jim Murray. Expect to hear Shannon's high energy cocktail of traditional Irish music mixed with African, Cajun, ...

  • Telegraph.co.ukYvette Horner, accordionist – obituaryTelegraph.co.ukYvette Horner, who has died aged 95, was known as the “Queen of the accordion”, or, to be more precise, La Reine du piano à bretelles – “piano with braces”. A tiny brunette with a gummy smile and a tall pompadour, Yvette Horner was a virtuosic player ...

  • Odessa AmericanMidessa Music Fest is in JulyOdessa AmericanBased in his hometown of Edinburg, Pulido and his band — guitarist Gilbert Trejo, bassist Mike Fox, drummer Jimmy Montes, accordionist Frank Caballero and keyboard player Rey Gutierrez — released Desvelado in 1996 on Capitol. The album became a ...

  • Jewish ChronicleKlezfest could change your lifeJewish ChronicleThis year's faculty includes big names in the klezmer world, including accordionist Alan Bern and clarinettist Susi Evans. From Canada, comes Josh Dolgin, another accordion player, best know as Socalled. “I'm so excited to be back in London at a ...

  • The Daily AdvertiserFestival International de Louisiane celebrates Bastille DayThe Daily AdvertiserFestival International de Louisiane, the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana and Downtown Alive! host La Fête Nationale: A Bastille Day ...and more »

  • New York TimesPort Townsend senior living community sets Alzheimer's 'Longest Day' fundraiserPeninsula Daily NewsPORT TOWNSEND — Victoria Place, a senior living community at 491 Discovery Road, invites the public to a fundraising party for the Alzheimers Association from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Free barbecue will be served. Live music will be provided by The ...Roseola - KidsHealthKidsHealthRichard HODESNational Institute on AgingValacyclovir for Mild Alzheimer's Disease - National Institute on Aging - NIHNational Institute on Aging - NIHMount Sinaiall 415 news articles »

  • The Globe and MailFrench accordionist had a surprisingly long, eclectic careerThe Globe and Mail“I cannot do without music,” she said while promoting her album Yvette Hors Norme in 2012. “The bellows of my accordion is like a beating of my heart.” Yvette Hornère was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Tarbes, in southwestern France. Her family owned a ...

  • The GuardianYvette Horner obituaryThe GuardianThe name of the accordion player Yvette Horner, who has died aged 95, is synonymous with the golden years of the Tour de France, from 1950 until 1965. While it was (usually French) men at the heart of the narrative of the summer soap opera – Louison ...

  • New York TimesYvette Horner, France's Star Accordionist, Is Dead at 95New York TimesWhen George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward were writing “Summertime,” the evocative “Porgy and Bess” aria, they probably never imagined that it would one day be performed by a British pop singer known for androgynous outfits and a 71-year-old ...

  • 2paragraphs.comAGT Cabaret Accordionist Hans Calls His Dancers “Lucky Bitches”2paragraphs.comOn America's Got Talent, cabaret accordionist Hans who describes himself as an international superstar and sexy symbol gives a memorable audition with his ...and more »

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Souvenir de Lille
A delightful french musette piece for accordion, composed by myself.
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Samba Romantica --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Polka Italienne --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Paris-Moscow --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies attached to other music files. This audio sample is from the title track of  their CD, The Paris-Moscou Duo, which we gave away in our January 2007 contest.   
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Hiver --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Roman Zhbanov graduated from The Conservatory of Novosibirsk. When he was fourteen, he won the regional contest of young bayanists.  At eighteen he won the International contest in Kligental (Germany).  At nineteen he won the forty-seventh International Trophee Mondiale, in Italy.  Later, he became a laureate of international contests in Andorra, Spain, Russia and France.  He has perfo...
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Boys of Bluehill (local copy)
HI Folks, This is an Irish Hornpipe played on my Roland FR-3X LIVE. I am playing through a software LOOPER (Mobius). I can play once through with one sound and then the recording automatically repeats so I can layer on another saound.Even though I did this at home on St. Pat's day I performed an hours worth of these live before an audience.I hope you emjhoy it. LooseBruce
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Boutade --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Bayanist Roman Zhbanov is known to music lovers of Novosibirsk from their childhood.  He performed as a soloist with The Russian Folk Instruments Orchestra of the TV and radio company 'Novosibirsk'.  Recordings of his performances on radio and TV programs were made time and again. Since 1996, five CDs have been issued, and two films made. This is a far from complete list of achievements ...
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Badinerie --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies on the Contest Page; Domi was introduced in our October contest and Roman in our November contest.  Check out these samples.  The 'Hiver' is amazing!
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Accordion Mechanic --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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typisk trekkspill
Hi, everyone!  I am new to this forum, and would like to introduce myself.  I am a Norwegian all-round musician, playing accordion and keyboards.  Most of my work is composing and arranging for all kinds of instruments, bands and choirs.  This is a demo page of a little composition for accordion orchestra.  More demos can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=126261&id...

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