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Category: Boutet

A one row accordion in D made by Robert Boutet of Quebec. Dry tuned.

Crackling

A one-row tune written for Melodeon.net’s theme of the month for November 2017, One-Row tunes. I wrote this a few hours ago, while experimenting for a few ideas for what I should play; it’s harder than it looks, and needs 4 fingers on the treble to play fluently. Good exercise for us box players.

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The Gaspé Reel

A cracking 3 part reel played on a Robert Boutet one row in D. I’ve had to change the 3rd part slightly to make it fit on the one row. Melodeon.net tune of the month, March 2016

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Polka Chinoise

Tune of the Month for Melodeon.net, December 2014 – a traditional tune from Quebec, here played simply on a Robert Boutet one row melodeon in D.

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Blaydon Races played on multiple melodeons

Theme of the month for melodeon.net September 2014; play one tune on all your melodeons – so here we go:

Hohner 12 Bass G/C
Castagnari Lilly A/D
Robert Boutet one row in D
Hohner Preciosa 12 Bass in Bb/Eb
Hohner Club Modell 1 in C/F
Hohner Pokerwork in D/G
Castagnari Mory in D/G
Hohner Lucia in D/G/Accs
Castagnari Giasco I in D/G
Hohner 1 Row in G
Streb Electronic Melodeon in this case in Eb/Ab/Accs
“The Big Finish!” – Castagnari Magica CBA

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The Jolly Machine / Martha’s Comet

2 tunes ideally suited for a 1 row melodeon; in this case a newly tuned up Robert Boutet one-row in D. I wrote the first tune, The Jolly Machine, many years ago – not recorded it before until now though. Martha’s Comet is written by Sue Harris for her dance team; in fact, the *dance* is called Martha’s Comet, and the tune itself Evening Star, strictly speaking. It goes by both names. Martha’s Comet is a *much* cooler name though, don’t you think?

Melodeon.net theme of the month for January 2014, One Row Melodeon Music

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Theme Vannetais

A slightly different take on Melodeon.net’s tune of the month for June 2013, Theme Vannatais. Played on a newly acquired Robert Boutet one row melodeon in D, but not played in D 🙂 (In fact, I don’t actually know what key it’s in; maybe a form of F# since that is one of the predominant chords in use). Backing courtesy of Chordbot…

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