The home of the accordion in its present form, much of Europe has an accordion tradition in both folk and classical music. The familiar Irish tunes, the Viennese waltz, and Italian and the Hungarian folk dances all thrive on the sound of the instrument.
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Fiddler and Box Squeezer from Sweden
FinnBox: The Finnish Acordion JukeBox
Fliflet / Hamre Energiforsyning play fast and loose with Norwegian and Balkan music.
Carl Erik Lundgaard, Danish accordion
Maria Kalaniemi, the queen of Finnish accordion
Sharon Shannon of County Clare
Compagnie Chez Bousca experiment in the French tradition