How To Play the Accordion published by Santorella Publications is an easy-to-follow guide which contains clear, logical lessons for beginners with helpful diagrams and photos. Designed for the adult beginner, Santorella’s easy method includes explicit instructions with diagrams and sketches that details basic music theory and a fundamental understanding of the accordion.
This revised Santorella Publication, which includes a CD by Henry Doktorski, is dedicated to Pietro “Lee” Deiro”, a dear friend who was extremely helpful and contributed much towards it’s content. Once you have constructed a solid musical foundation, we have included an assortment of all-time favorite tunes to test your skills and build your repertoire.
Lucinda Waltz • Trapeze Waltz • Ski Ride • Happy Peter • Boat Ride • Country Picnic • Ree-Pete Waltz • Sea Chantey Drink to Me with Thine Eyes • You Live in My Heart • Monkey Shines • Aura Lee • The Second Octave • Blue Bird Waltz • Forward March • Roll Along March • The Dipsy Doodle Polka • My Friend Pierre • Key Skipping • Hail! Hail! The Gang’s All Here • The Minor Chord • Blue Mood • Marguerite