[ UK /ɐkˈɔːdi‍ən/ ]
[ US /əˈkɔɹdiən/ ]
  1. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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How To Use accordion In A Sentence

  • The background music was provided by an accordion player.
  • The seven young musicians play an exciting assortment of instruments including bodhran, accordion, bouzouki, guitar, bass, fiddle, Asturian bagpipes and flute.
  • I was anxious as I drove Route 40 through the shaley, steep bit of country, where the hills are close like the bellows of an accordion. CHASING the WHITE DOG
  • The band has a strong emphasis on vocals and harmony with guitarists, concertina, keyboard, accordion and harmonica backing.
  • I'm all sampling strings and accordions, almost to where it brings up visions of a pastoral French landscape.
  • The prototype antenna popped from its carrier like a jack-in-the-box, and its three 92-foot accordion struts inflated as planned.
  • They were both lovely, almost traditional pieces, but the highlight for me was Maja Ratkje's "gagaku variations" for accordion and string quartet, partly because of the Norwegian accordion soloist Frode Haltli. Archive 2006-12-01
  • He won an accordion from a Chinese barkeep in Luna City by cheating at onethumb and thereafter kept going by singing to the miners for drinks and tips until the rapid attrition in spacemen caused the Company agent there to give him another chance. The Past Through Tomorrow
  • Randy Krajewski, who plays accordion, bass, concertina, and piano and sings, appears to be the driving force behind this homage, and the band pulls it off nearly flawlessly.
  • In his early years he also sold a variety of articles like accordions, concertinas and mouth-organs, costume accessories and straw hat polish - anything indeed which would turn an honest penny.
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