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piano accordion Syllabification: pi·an·o ac·cor·di·on
Pronunciation: /pēˈänō əˈkôrdēən/

Definition of piano accordion in English:


An accordion with the melody played on a small vertical keyboard like that of a piano.
Example sentences
  • The two main types of double-action, chromatic accordion are the piano accordion, with a piano-style keyboard in the right-hand manual, and the ‘continental chromatic’ accordion.
  • Playing everything from harp to bagpipes (via keyboards, bodhrán, piano accordion, guitar and fiddle) the band played at festivals, parades, shows and more.
  • Some were playing piano accordions; there were flutes and harmonicas, violins and hand-held drums that created a thudding, pulsating sound.
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