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Richard Galliano using the accordion

Six of the best pieces for the accordion

The accordion is one of the most versatile instruments to write for, appearing most prevalently in South American music, but also cropping up in jazz and more traditional forms of classical music. We have rounded up a varied selection of pieces in which the accordion is at its very best. Galliano’s Opale Concerto The virtuoso accordionist Richard Galliano was born in Cannes, France in 1950 and began playing the instrument at the age of four. He went on to study the accordion, [...]