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  Bayan (accordion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bayan (Russian: баян) is a type of chromatic button accordion developed in Russia.
Because of their range and purity of tone, bayans are often the instrument of choice for accordion virtuosi who perform classical and contemporary classical music.
In the modern Russian jargon "bayan" often means a stale joke, old news or plagiarism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bayan_(accordion)   (293 words)

 Accordion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The accordion is played by compression and expansion of a bellows, which generates air flow across reeds; a keyboard controls which reeds receive air flow and therefore the tones produced.
Accordion is the main instrument in the musette style of ballroom music in France (a style now largely out of fashion) and in the 1950s chanson singing, which has a revival in the form of neo-realism.
In Scotland, the favoured diatonic accordion is, paradoxically, the instrument known as the British Chromatic Accordion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Accordion   (1824 words)

 Peter Soave - Accordion Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
However, a bayan is larger, with more and bigger reeds and more notes in both the right hand treble and the left hand bass; hence it has a much greater range and than a piano accordion and produces a wider variety of sounds.
Peter Soave's bayan was developed and assembled with great pride by the PIGINI accordion factory in Castelfidardo, Italy.
They describe this bayan as the result of extensive research and experimentation on mechanical potentials, resulting in an instrument capable of a musical range from a delicate whisper to a mighty roar.
www.petersoave.com /bayan.html   (359 words)

 The Classical Free-Reed, Inc, The Classical Bayan
Her works for bayan are De Profundis (1978); Seven Words (1982) for bayan, violoncello and strings; Et exspecto (1986), a sonata in five movements, Silenzio (1992) for bayan, violin and violoncello, In Croce (1992) for cello and bayan (originally written for cello and organ), and Zeitgestalten.
The degree of respect accorded to the bayan by Soviet composers and audiences is, to a large extent, unheard of in the West.
In fact, the bayan was specifically promoted as the preferred instrument of choice for village social functions such as weddings and dances; the piano, harmonium, organ (as well as the piano-accordion) 11 were considered to be too bourgeois, too Western.
www.ksanti.net /free-reed/history/bayan.html   (2345 words)

 Accordion Weekly News, 20th December 2002
He recorded the First Concerto for Bayan and Orchestra by F. Rubzov, is the author of transcriptions for bayan and bayan ensembles and was editor of "Bayan and Bayanists" with scientific articles dealing with the bayan.
As an accordion soloist he was the first to be awarded the titles "Honored Artist of Ukraine" and "Peoples Artist of Ukraine" by the State.
The accordion appears in this major event because it is part of the orchestral make-up for "Due Lumi", a piece for mixed choir and orchestra based on the poetry of Leonardo da Vinci and composed by Fabio Nieder.
www.accordions.com /index/squ/en_squ_02_12_20.shtml   (2444 words)

 The Bayan Blog
A moderate sized publisher of serious accordion music, Schmuelling prints scores for a variety of instrument configurations ranging from solo accordion with standard bass, to accordion ensemble, to solo accordion with orchestra...
He took up bayan playing when he was only 2 years of age and made acquaintance with his second instrument, the violin, at the age of eight.
The bayan department in fact, celebrated its 50 year anniversary last year.Another feature unique to the Academy of Music is the number of teachers.
www.bayanblog.blogspot.com   (3195 words)

 bayan accordion - 1st accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Stas Venglevski is a Russian bayan accordion virtuoso from the former Republic of Moldova.
… He plays with a bayan accordion, which is a special variety from the Basque … to find his own bayan accordion, one with a more mellifluous sound.
… compositions for bayan accordion solo • compositions for bayan accordion in ensemble (from …
accordion.fecisucu.info /dir7/bayan-accordion.html   (471 words)

 Accordions Worldwide Celebrity Interview, Giansandro Breccia
Among his most well known works are two Concertos for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra, two Sonatas for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra and many other compositions which have become a part of the popular repertoire of accordionists throughout the world.
The bayan as a folk instrument was very popular and many people liked it and played it.
The "Bayan Quartet of Kiev Philharmonia" was the first professional ensemble in the Soviet Union which consisted only of bayans.
www.accordions.com /interviews/chaikin/index.shtml   (1382 words)

 United States National News
A member of the committee of the International Accordion Society, he is the organizer and artistic director of an international bayan festival that has been held in Moscow since 1989.
He is the author of The Art of Playing the Bayan and has published a number of articles on the theory of playing the bayan, as well as many arrangements and transcriptions of organ and piano works for the bayan.
Accordion Evolution gives a glimpse into the world of this often maligned instrument from the peak of it's popularity in the "40s and '50s to it's decline in the '60s and renewed optimism for the new Millennium.
www.accordionusa.com /ar_12_03.htm   (5923 words)

 Bayans and Accordions. Latest News.
BAYAN PLAYER- COMPOSER G.T. More than 1000 compositions for bayan, accordion and harmonicas were composed by G.T. Tyshkevich.
Competition is carried out on three nominations: bayan- accordion, domra - mandoline, cymbals.
In conversation with journalists the composer, in particular, has told: “One of my bayans was made taking into account wishes which I have stated to masters of Russian “Jupiter» firm.
www.bayanjupiter.com /latestnewseng   (466 words)

 Accordion Links: Music Publishers and Sheet Music
Potes Flor' is an accordion consisting of two Florences: Florence Glorion on chromatic accordion and Florence Pinvidic on diatonic accordion.
Its aim is to empower accordion composers, arrangers and teachers to become their own publishers -- they can publish their music there for free, the sheet music can be bought on-line (and will be delivered in electronic form, by email); musicforaccordions.com will deal with the payment, and pay the composer/arrangement (less commission).
Composer and bayan player Alexandr Morduhovich is a senior lecturer at the Magnitogorsk State Conservatory, and a winner of diplomas at the the All-Russian Contest in Moscow and at the international Contest of bayan players "The Far East Cup" in Vladivostok, both in 2000.
www.accordionlinks.com /publisher.cfm   (6305 words)

 Friedrich Lips - Accordion CDs - English Edition
Friedrich Lips was born on November 18, 1948, in the city of Yemanzhelinsk near Chelyabinsk - around 2.000 kilometers east of Moscow on the eastern side of the Ural Mountains bordering the Asian part of the Soviet Union - to Russian parents of German descent.
In 1967, he completed his education at the Glinka Music School in Magnitogorsk, majoring in bayan and conducting under the tutelage of E. Kudinov.
During his activities as educator, Lips has been instrumental in helping countless people in the former Soviet Union, Russia, and various other countries become first-class musicians, many of whom have been winners in all age groupings of national and international competitions, famous concert musicians, and educators.
www.accordion-cd.co.at /?show=en_biografie   (852 words)

 Ergon Concept   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Inspired by the design of the Russian bayan, several manufacturers have created beautiful-sounding instruments that are expertly crafted, with extremely reliable and quiet mechanisms, surpassing most accordions previously made.
There is a large body of original Russian accordion literature, ranging from virtuoso arrangements of folk songs to avant-garde pieces, many of which are now staples of the literature.
In the left hand, the first two rows of buttons are terraced to allow full facility for the thumb, thus facilitating arpeggios and many other technical concerns in left hand technique.
www.donsevers.com /ergon/Ergon_concept.htm   (861 words)

 Accordion Links: Eastern Europe
Blind Romany accordion player Mário Bihári from Slovakia is a member of Koa, the band that accompanied Zuzana Navarová until she died of cancer in 2004.
Kal is a Gypsy band from Valjevo, Serbia, with Dragan Mitrovic on accordion and Vladan Mitrovic on accordion and vocals.
TrioKlezmer is a klezmer trio from Denmark with Oyvind Ougaard on accordion.
www.accordionlinks.com /eastern.cfm   (4525 words)

 Volodymyr Kurylenko - bayan player from Ukraine
The bayan is typically a russian instrument which people in the west call a "button accordion".
Nowadays, after collapse of Soviet Union, bayan started to be named as accordion after some, in my opinion, rash thoughts by some professors in Ukraine.
Playing bayan and thinking of the instruments of symphonic orchestra – that was also part of the school.
www.volod.com.ua   (984 words)

 IV International Competition of Bayan and Accordion Players
IV International Competition of bayan and accordion players is to be held in Moscow from 11 up to 18 December 2005.
The contestant is free to play on the bayan or accordion of any type, size, model except those equipped with electronics or amplifiers.
The Organizing Committee of the International Competition of bayan and accordion players will send the music for pieces to be performed in the third round to the contestant after having received his/her application for participation.
www.musicforaccordion.com /Boutique/inform/lips/bayan.htm   (857 words)

 Bathtub Music | Friedrich LIPS : ENCORE | Listen and Buy the CD.
Friedrich Lips was born on November 18, 1948, in the city of Yemanzhelinsk near Chelyabinsk - around 1,500 kilometers east of Moscow on the eastern side of the Ural Mountains bordering the Asian part of the Soviet Union - to Russian parents of German descent.
Subsequently, lie studied at the National Gnesin Institute for Music Education, where he became master student under Sergey Kolobkov, passed his examinations in bayan and conducting in 1972, and became assistant professor in 1974.
Perhaps the best known among them is the book he wrote on playing the bayan artistically.
www.bathtubmusic.com /album.php?id=640   (822 words)

 Bayan - Russian Accordion - MOSCOW NIGHTS - RUSSIAN MUSIC Real stuff! Surprise yourself!!! Balalaika, Bayan
The Chromatic Button Accordion is not diatonic, and probably has the greatest range of treble notes of any accordion available today.
Their size ranges from an accordion with 20 treble keys and 12 bass buttons, to the modern Chromatic Button Accordions which have up to 6 rows of treble buttons and 160 bass buttons.
The chromatic accordion is probably most widely used in Russia.
www.russianfolk.com /html/bayan.html   (223 words)

 Kalinka Duo: Sergey Vashchenko-balalaika, Vladimir Kaliazine-bayan, Austin, TX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Balalaika virtuoso Sergey Vashchenko, Vladimir Kaliazine and Russian folk duo KALINKA (Bayan and Balalaika) are in business for about 35 years, including ten years in Texas, USA.
Russian accordion (bayan) and balalaika duo "Kalinka" present a combination of unique instruments and repertoire that showcase the artists' heritage and training.
The balalaika and bayan (accordion) are instruments that produce sounds that reflect the language of Old World melodies.
www.barynya.com /vashchenko   (1132 words)

 bayan accordion facts - 3rd accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
At Amazon.com, they have a wide selection of accordions consisting of quality brand names.
… Venglevski plays the bayan, an instrument invented early in the 20th century, … He toured Europe with the Kansas City, Missouri, Accordion Orchestra.
accordion clubs, accordion train ticket bayan, train ticket … An article providing basic facts on travel in Italy by train.
accordion.fereggas.info /dir7/bayan-accordion-facts.html   (539 words)

 bayan accordion - 3rd accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
… The Bayan is a special class of chromatic button accordion from Russia.
Bayan and Accordion (Head – Honoured Artist of Belarus, Professor NI … the Division of Bayan-Accordion and the Division of String Folk Instruments.
… However, the accordion family also includes Cajun button boxes, chromatic and diatonic button accordions, the concertina, the bayan, and the bandoneon.
accordion.fereggas.info /dir7/bayan-accordion.html   (490 words)

 Accordion v Bayan
the communist era as a native instrument as opposed to the piano accordion
A bayan is a Russian accordion, a B-system
Accordions and bayans have the revet close to the opening.
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 bayan accordion facts - 2nd accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Accordion USA is the United States National News Publication for the … part of the former Soviet Union, increasing acclaim as a virtuoso of the bayan.
… In Russia, the accordion is called the "bayan"; in Norway the "trekspill...
… The first chapter of the book «From the history of accordion and bayan» by … evidences and facts of accordion's origins, evolution and the spread.
accordion.fastdask.info /dir7/bayan-accordion-facts.html   (473 words)

 the bayan accordion artistry of Stas Venglevski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
His keyboard artistry, dazzling technical command and sensitivity have brought "Stas" Venglevski, a native of the Republic of Moldova, part of the former Soviet Union, increasing acclaim as a virtuoso of the bayan.
A two-time first prize winner of bayan competition in the Republic of Moldova, Stas is a graduate of the Russian Academy of Music in Moscow where he received his Masters Degree in Music under the tutelage of the famed Russian bayanist, Friedrich Lips.
He has toured extensively throughout the former Soviet Union, Canada and the United States, including performances with the Concord Chamber Orchestra, and the Dayton, Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls, and Pueblo Colorado Symphony Orchestras and is a regular participant in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's Arts in Community Education (ACE) program.
www.petosa.com /stas   (244 words)

 Information about Diatonic Accordions
You've come to the right website because we know all about Diatonic Accordions.
In under an hour, the room was full of instruments – accordions, guitars, flutes – and we all jammed together.
Paul Barnes is a Diatonic Accordions enthusiast and freelance author.
buyaccordions.info /bayanaccordion.html   (111 words)

 Bayan - Bahá'í Reference Library - Selections From the Writings of the Báb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
The Persian Bayan of Sayyid `Ali Muhammad Shirazi, the Bab conditional on recognition of the Point of the Bayan, which God has made
Bayan Palace Bayan Palace is the main palace of the Amir of Kuwait.
Truly, it would be "Gabi na, Bayan" if Noli de Castro becomes the next president of the republic.
ifindonline.com /?q=bayan   (409 words)

 Friedrich Lips CD047: Like A Water Buffalo
Australian poet and activist Wendy Poussard visited our home one day and wrote the poem for the band, to which I then composed a melody.
This melody and the accompaniment inspired by the sound of the wooden cowbells which water buffalos have hanging from their neck, are turned into a piece for accordion solo, which Mie Miki asked me to write music from my heart for her instrument.
That was in 1985 and I asked her to give the music to anyone who wanted to see the score.
www.musicforaccordion.com /Boutique/inform/lips/CD047.htm   (349 words)

 bayan accordion - 2nd accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
… are frequently heard at accordion or bayan concerts and competitions across the world.
Beyond his works for accordion and bayan, Zubitsky is a prolific …
… titled The Art of Bayan Playing would feature drawings of piano accordions on … for a bayan is obviously different than a piano accordion...the same …
accordion.fastdask.info /dir7/bayan-accordion.html   (267 words)

 BAYAN-Russian Accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Piano accordions usually range from 12 bass, 20 key up to 160 bass, 45 key, but there are smaller and larger designs also.
Piano accordions are essentially the same as a chromatic accordion, except for a different shape to the keyboard notes and piano keyboard layout.
If you wont learn more about different tapes of accordions click here.
www.concentric.net /~Vitnet/instruments.htm   (400 words)

 bayan accordion facts - 1st accordion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
… In spite of the fact that squeeze-box is a pneumatic keyactuated instrument and the … chromatic squeeze-boxes - bayan and accordion were created.
There it is called the Bayan, and the piano accordion is called just the accordion.
… The Bayan Accordion, is used in Russia mainly.
accordion.fecisucu.info /dir7/bayan-accordion-facts.html   (535 words)

 Alexandr Morduhovich - Compositions of the composer, educator and musician
«In the imitation to A.Piazolla» (tango-grotesque, for 2 bayans)
The waltz of youth (V.Dmitriev - A.Morduhovich for 3 bayans)
The humoresque (for 2 French horns and bayan)
morduhovich.com /en/compositions.shtml   (1723 words)

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