melodeon


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melodeon

or

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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"I play the melodeon in Blaydon and put up pictures of Moira wherever I perform.
Describing the overall feel of the album, Katie says: "We're all from a folk background and fiddle and melodeon are acknowledged as folk instruments so I guess the sound has its roots there.
For the Revolve and Rotate Tour 2016, Luke is touring with an all new 'coin operated' show combining his outstanding musicianship as a songwriter, pianist and melodeon virtuoso with an authentic Polyphon machine c1880.
Bob Clark produces most accurate notes on his gewgar in 'My Love, She's but a Lassie Yet', and in The Clinch Polka', a remarkable duet with George Taylor on melodeon. Billy Ballantine .uses his flowing piccolo style to demonstrate his experience of leading bands in a confident manner.
Guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson, melodeon maestro Andy Cutting and fiddle wizard Nancy Kerr have performed together on stage in various combinations in recent years and have united for tonight's show.
Will appears this weekend with his own band and playing melodeon as part of the popular duo Haddo.
"300 Gems of Irish Music For All Instruments" is a widely varied, carefully sampled collection of familiar Irish tunes for traditional Irish instruments, including fiddle, flute, tin whistle, uilleann pipes, harp, button accordion, piano accordion, melodeon, concertina, harmonica, tenor banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, cittern, guitar and hammer dulcimer.
Once again, Rusby is joined on her tour by her band which features Damien O'Kane on guitar, tenor guitar and banjo; Duncan Lyall on double bass; Edmund Boyd on guitar and bouzouki and Julian Sutton on melodeon.
Damien O''Kane will be on guitar, tand banjo; Kevin McGuire on double bass; Malcolm Stitt on guitar and bouzouki and Julian Sutton on melodeon.
We'll be introduced to musician Damien Mullane who is a vibrant and very skilled young accordion and melodeon player.
Born in the tiny coastal town of East Wemyss in 1908 as the sixth child of an accomplished melodeon player, Sir Jimmy had a natural talent for music, and in his early 20s played in small dance bands during his time off-duty from his role in the fire service.
'What recording for Warners did for me was really improve my singing, first and foremost,' the 28-year-old fiddle player says, as we catch a few words after last week's sold-out session at the Midlands Arts Centre -where she was appearing with melodeon whiz John Spiers and fellow-fiddlers Jon Bowden and Ben Ivitsky.