melodeon

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melodeon

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melodium:

see reed organreed organ,
an organ in which air is forced over free reeds by means of bellows, usually worked by pedals. It is played by the use of one or more keyboards. Variations in tone are produced by stops that control different sets of reeds or vary the manner in which the air acts
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melodeon

[mə′lōd·ē·ən]
(electronics)
Broadband panoramic receiver used for countermeasures reception; all types of received electromagnetic radiation are presented as vertical pips on a frequency-calibrated cathode-ray indicator screen.

melodeon

, melodion Music
1. a type of small accordion
2. a type of keyboard instrument similar to the harmonium
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The monthly French and Breton music and dance club hosted by Coventry duo La Muse presents a grand "Christmas Bal" on Monday with special guest melodeon wizard Andy Cutting.
From then on I joined Peter at every opportunity, trying to emulate his style on a melodeon he let me have.
His band play a unique blend of folk 'n' roll blending American and English styles, featuring Nick Quarmby on guitar and bass, Miranda Sykes also on guitar and bass, Steve Crickett on drums and Gareth Turner on melodeons.
The CD features six songs from Jean Orchard, and twelve tunes played by various combinations of Tom and Ashley's melodeons and Jean's whistle.
These songs are performed unaccompanied, while 'A Wager, A Wager', also from the family repertoire, is accompanied by two melodeons.
The line-up comprises melodeons, fiddle, clarinet, cittern, guitar and bass.
They've been picking up awards since joining forces in 2001 and John's skill on melodeons and concertina and Jon's superb playing on fiddle and beat box has inspired many young folk fans and put English music back on the map.
The Stepping Out Barn Dance at Waring Green Community Centre, Brighouse has the Mad River Band on February 26 - melodeons, fiddles, pipes, hurdy-gurdy and a range of tunes just made for dancing.
BOUZOUKI, banjo, Appalachian dulcimer, melodeons - and feet