piano accordion


Definition of piano accordion

: an accordion with a keyboard for the right hand resembling and corresponding to the middle register of a piano keyboard

Examples of piano accordion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Klezmer orchestra members will include Richard Shapiro on piano accordion, Mike Gold on clarinet, Benny Slapak on guitar, Alexander Mikhaylovsky on violin and Herman Barski on drums. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, "Hanukkah cantorial concert to be presented in Delray Beach," 10 Dec. 2019 In the 1940s and 1950s, the piano accordion (with piano-style keys) had been king, and the company wanted him to bring the instrument’s popularity back. Daniel Sheehy, Smithsonian, "The Remarkable Rebirth of the Button Accordion," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of piano accordion

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Piano accordion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano%20accordion. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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