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Free the Reed 60 Bass standard bass button accordion

£456.00 inc. VAT

This is a second hand 60 Bass Chromatic Button Accordion (B system). It is an entry level accordion, ideal for those who want to buy an accordion that will allow them to approach a wide range of tunes while learning. For more technical details on this accordion, please see below.

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This B system chromatic button accordion is one of the new crop of better quality instruments to come out of China in recent years. It is a compact and relatively lightweight instrument, having the same number of notes as a large 96 bass piano accordion in a considerably smaller and lighter box. It is also a surprisingly resonant accordion for its size. It comes complete with its original padded straps and a sturdy and protective hard case.

What's the right hand got?

The right hand keyboard on this chromatic button accordion has 62 button keys spread over 5 rows it uses the B system (Russian bayan) layout and there are 37 seperate notes available. The accordion has 2 voices(8′,8′) on the right hand side giving a choice of 1 register.

What's the left hand side got?

This Free the Reed B system button accordion is a standard bass accordion with 60 “bass” buttons on the left hand “stradella” keyboard. There are 5 rows of buttons with 2 rows of bass notes (Fundamental and Counterbass rows) and 3 rows of preset chords (Major, minor and seventh chords). This accordion has 4 voices in the left hand side with 0 register switches.

How big is this accordion?

Stick accordion In its natural environment, strapped to an accordionist and in playing pose, this accordion has a height of 34cm. From left to right, this accordion has a length of 38cm and from back to front the main body of the accordion has a depth of  18.5cm.

The accordion weighs 6.15kg when fully laden with straps (usually they contribute between 0.5kg and 1.5kg to the total weight of the accordion).

With the accordion in its case, these dimensions increase to 43cm (height), 43cm (length) and a depth of 23cm. The total weight of this accordion when in its case is 10.1kg.