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Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids

A Brief List of Introductory Materials Concerning the Concertina

Compiled by: Michael J. Buonaiuto
Publication Date: September 27, 1982

Anderson, Alistair.
Concertina Workshop: Tutor for the English Concertina. London: Topic/Free Reed Records (L.P. no 12TSFRS501), 1974.

Berlioz, Hector.
Treatise on Instrumentation. Revised and Enlarged by Richard Strauss. New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, 1948, pp. 401-403.

Butler, Frank.
The Concertina: A Handbook and Tutor for Beginners on the English Concertina. Duffield, Derby, England: The Free Reed Press, 1974.

Cooney, Michael B.
"Concertina Tutors." Sing Out!, volume 23, number 4, September-October 1974, p. 34.

"Teach -in: How to Find, Train, and Maintain a Concertina." Sing Out!, volume 20, number 4, March-April 1971, pp. 4-5.

Edwards, Alfred.
Wheatstone's Instructions for the English Concertina. London: C. Wheatstone and Company, 1960.

Ham, P. A. L.
"The Anglo Concertina in Ten Minutes." English Dance and Song, volume 27, number 3, April 1965, pp. 78-79.

"Hunt the Box." English Dance and Song, volume 25, number 6, September 1963, pp. 192-193.

"The Vanishing Box." English Dance and Song, volume 25, number 5, March 1963, pp. 145-147.

Heatwole, Oliver W.
The English Concertina and an Introduction to Music. Washington, D.C.: O. W. Heatwole, 1974.

Howarth, James.
"Free Reed Instruments." In Musical Instruments through the Ages, edited by Anthony Baines, London: Penguin, 1966, pp. 286-294.

Killen, Lou.
"Teach-In: Concertina." Sing Out!, volume 20, number 4, March-April 1971, pp. 6-9.

McGraw, Edward R.
"Teach-In: Anglo Concertina." Sing Out!, volume 23, number 4, September-October 1974, pp. 24-25.

Matusewitch, Boris Gregory and Sergei.
The Gregory-Matusewitch Metod for the "English" Concertina. Brooklyn, New York: Gregory-Matusewitch Associates, 1952.

Plunkett, Mervyn.
"A Note on the Accordian, Melodian and Concertina." Ethnic, volume 1, number 4, Autumn 1959, pp. 4-11.

[no author]
The Salvation Army Tutor for the English Concertina. 2nd edition, London
Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, 1935.

Scholes, Percy A.
The Mirror of Music 1844-1944. London: Novello, 1944. Reprint edition, Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1970, volume 2, pp. 812-814.

United Music Teachers.
Concertina Course. Hutchinson, Minnesota: United Music Teachers, 1962.

Wayne, Neil.
"The Concertina Revival." Folk Review, volume 3, number 5, March 1974, pp. 4-10; number 6, April 1974, pp. 4-10.

Wetstone, J.
The First Step: How to Play the Anglo-Chromatic Concertina, London: Keith Prowse and Company, 1935.

Wolf, Betty.
Concertina Instructor, Arranged Especially for the Beginner of Any Age. Chicago: M. M. Cole Publishing, Company, 1957.

Periodicals

Free Reed (formerly The Concertina Newsletter).
Duffield, Derby, England: Free Reed Press.

The International Concertina Association Newsletter.
London: Secretary, J. Harvey, 42 St. Barnabus Street.

A Mostly Concertina Newsletter of North America.
New York: Jim Lucas, 248 East 7th Street.

 

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