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Gruss in die Ferne (F. Arh) [Sheet music] [Tutorial]

‘Gruss in die Ferne’ (Greetings to afar) is a polka by Franz Arh, accordion player from Austrian Oberkrainer ensemble Lechtaler Buam. Franz Arh also wrote other great songs for Lechtaler Buam including ‘In deinen augen‘. Although this song is always performed by a quintett, my arrangement hopefully makes it enjoyable to play solo on accordion …

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Gurktaler walzer (Austrian traditional) [Sheet music]

‘Gurktaler walzer’ is a traditional Austrian waltz, named after the Gurktal Alps mountain range in Austria. There are many different arrangements of it, each musician playing it to their own liking. Here is the way that I like to play it, which is a bit more focused on the Slovenian or ‘Oberkrainer’ style. Sheet music:📝 …

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Pretuler Polka – Stoariegler Polka (Traditional) [Sheet music] [Tutorial video]

This is a traditional Austrian polka which goes by at least 3 different names: Pretuler Polka, Stoarigler Polka and Radltruchn Polka. It is often played fast but doesn’t have to be. If someone knows what the names mean, let me know so that I can it add to this description. I assume they are names …

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Auf der Riederalm (G. Schlatzer) [Sheet music] [Tutorial video]

An upbeat waltz by Günther Schlatzer from Grazer Spatzen, a popular Oberkrainer band from Austria whose career spanned from 1983 to 2018. Preview: ‘Learn to play’ package: 📝 Sheet music pdf (F)📹 Slow tutorial video (F) Sheet music: 📝 Sheet music pdf (F)

Timple Boarischer (F. Pfister) [Sheet music] [Tutorial video] [Play-along audio]

Timple Boarischer is a popular Boarischer (basically a slower polka played in the alpine regions of German speaking Europe) written by Freddy Pfister and first recorded by Zillertaler Schürzenjäger (Austria) in the 1980s. Preview: ‘Learn to play’ includes: 📝 Sheet music pdf (C)🎼 Accompaniment playback mp3 (C)📹 Slow tutorial video (C) More options: 📝 Sheet …

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