Sommerfest Polka (M. Wiener) [Sheet music] [Tutorial]

This is an instrumental by Manfred Wiener, baritone and bass player for the former Kathreiner Musikanten from Austria. The Kathreiner Musikanten recorded many interesting and beautiful songs, particularly their instrumentals, many of which were composed by Manfred Wiener, including ‘Ferientage’. In recent years some of their songs have seen a resurgence in the Alpine/Oberkrainer music […]

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Mooskirchner Polka (H. Freydl) [Sheet music] [Tutorial]

‘Mooskirchner Polka’ is a popular instrumental in the Oberkrainer genre featuring an accordion solo, written by Helmut Freydl, who was the first accordionist and founder of the successful Oberkrainer ensemble from Austria, Die Mooskirchner, who are still active today. ‘Mooskirchner‘ or ‘Mooskirchen’ refers to a location within the region of Styria in Austria. Tutorial preview:

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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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Nikoli sam – Goldene finger (R. Goter) [Sheet music] [Tutorial]

‘Nikoli sam’ (Never alone) or ‘Goldene finger’ (Golden fingers) is a fast, complex polka by Robert Goter, a Slovenian world champion of the diatonic button accordion (1999), who has written many songs, released several albums, and is a teacher of the diatonic button accordion. He is also known for his successful apps which teach the

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Kam le čas beži (F. Šegovc) [Sheet music] [Tutorial]

This is one of the most popular songs by Štirje kovači, who are the oldest active Slovenian popular-folk (Oberkrainer) ensemble. All of their songs were written by Franc Šegovc, their leader and founder. The name of this song means ‘Where does the time go?’. Tutorial preview: ‘Learn to play’ package:📝 Sheet music pdf (E♭) +

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Danes pri vas – Die Oberkrainer Kommen (V. Štrucl) [Sheet music] [Tutorial video]

‘Danes pri vas’ (Ger: ‘Die Oberkrainer Kommen’) is a polka by Vinko Štrucl, a Slovenian composer, conductor, trombone and baritone player. He wrote many songs for Slovenski instrumentalni kvintet (Oberkrainer Sextett Janez Kalšek), hundreds of compositions for brass and wind orchestras, and also stepped in for Mik Soss on baritone for the Avsenik ensemble. This

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