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  • Free UK delivery

    Free the Reed offers UK customers free delivery on all orders of £50 or over. This means that all of our accordions and many of our cases and straps are automatically eligible for free delivery. For smaller value items, a larger order can save you up to 6% off your total order price. These savings will […]

  • 14 day accordion trial

    Free the Reed encourages you to think of your front room as your own personal accordion shop. This means no long trips to an accordion shop, no sales assistant peering over your shoulder watching your every move and no pressure to buy. You can simply browse through our shop at your leisure, take the time to […]

  • Expert advice

    Choosing a new accordion can sometimes feel daunting but it does not have to be that way. Here at Free the Reed we know that the vast array of different instruments that are available can make choosing an appropriate accordion very difficult. That’s why we are happy to offer expert advice to help you find […]

Our latest products

Here is a small selection of our most recently added products. Click here to view our full selection of accordions and accordion accessories.

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Zonta ZB16 converter bayan accordion - left hand side

120 bass accordion chart

Left hand keyboard layout The left hand keyboard on an accordion can often appear complicated and daunting. Despite how it looks, it is laid out in a relatively simple, logical and inherently musical pattern. It is often referred to as the “stradella keyboard”, “standard bass keyboard” and sometimes “MII” (manual 2). 120 bass keyboard charts When […]

Finnish accordion sheet music

Finnish accordion sheet music from AMS-production Here at Free the Reed we like to scour the accordion world to find the best accordions, accordion music and accessories so we can make them easily available to you all in one place. Many of the best things we find are produced by small family run businesses with […]

Looking after an accordion

Most of the points below are commonsense and apply to most musical instruments or delicate pieces of equipment, but they are worth repeating here. Keep your accordion clean with a soft cloth Over the years, we have seen numerous examples of problems with accordions down to some of the issues below. There are cases where […]