Clavietta by Joseph Carrel a piano keyed mouth blown instrument

The Accordina is a French wind and free reed instrument invented and built in Paris by A.Borel around 1950-1960.

It combines the sound of chromatic harmonica with the logical and comfortable keyboard of button accordion (Italian system).

In the 1950’s early 60’s a person called A Borel of Paris invented the accordina based largely on the popular Italian Continental Chromatic accordion. As a manufacturer for many years Joseph Carrel saw it as a natural progression to develop a piano keyed version the Clavietta.

The Clavietta is an extremely expressive instrument capable of bending notes and growing in popularity in all manner of musical genre.

  • F 3 - A 6
  • 41 Notes With white notes in Pearl Colour
  • Its very warm and round, with the management of the breath it is possible to make descending bends.
  • Dimensions: 58 x 16 x 7.5 cm
  • Weight: 2 kg 700
  • Tuning: 440 HZ
  • Springs, reeds, screws, stainless steel bodywork.

Simplified disassembly which gives quick access for adjusting and tuning the reeds.

Example: just remove 2 screws to gain access to the 41 reeds.

Worn like an electric guitar or saxophone, which makes playing enjoyable.

Semi-rigid case and strap provided (black colour).
And the good news is it's in stock here in the UK normally the manufacturing time is 3 months after you pay in full to the maker but right now from stock

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Clavietta by Joseph Carrel

  • £2,500.00

  • Ex Tax:£2,083.33

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