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Richard Rys – Reedless Concertina
(November 2011)

Joli Perroquet – MP3 (6.3 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)

Richard Rys – Reedless Concertina
(September 2010)

Itineraire Musette – MP3 (4.8 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)

Richard Rys – Reedless Concertina
(December 2008)

We Need A Little Christmas – MP3 (2.6 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)

Richard Rys – Reedless Concertina
(September 2008)

Bassoon Speed Drill – MP3 (0.4 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)
Christmas Waltz – MP3 (3.8 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)
La Cumparsita – MP3 (4.7 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)
There Is Power In The Blood – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Rys Reedless Concertina, digital)

Richard is an Electrical Design Engineer who has designed and built his own reedless instrument. His goal is to create a superior sounding digital concertina that does not suffer from the common problems of the mechanical analog counterpart; that can play a diverse number of reed-family sounds; and plays like the acoustic chemnitzer concertina.

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Gaylen Haas – Outside the Box
(October 2010)

After being nominated to the World Concertina Congress Hall of Fame in 2008, Gaylen wanted to do something special and “Outside the Box.” He wanted to say thank you to all of those individuals that have mentored and motivated him through 25 years of playing the concertina, and to create a unique recording that would demonstrate the many different styles of music that can be played on this versatile instrument.

Please Click Here to hear the 14 songs performed by Gaylen. It is a masterful performance by a very talented musician.

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Tadziu Kiewicz
(1979)

Chicago Hop Polka and Two Keys Polka – MP3 (3.7 Mb)
Clarine Waltz – MP3 (2.9 Mb)
Concertina Hoe Down Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
Congratulations Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
Firehouse Polka – MP3 (2.3 Mb)
Happy Birthday Johnny Polka – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
I’ll Never Forget Waltz – MP3 (3.1 Mb)
Jailbird Polka – MP3 (2.5 Mb)
Kalina Wlesie Polka – MP3 (1.9 Mb)
Lucky Polka – MP3 (2.3 Mb)
Moonlight Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
Mosquito Polka – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Old Country Polka – MP3 (2.2 Mb)
Play Little Gypsy Waltz – MP3 (3.0 Mb)
Take Me Baby Polka – MP3 (1.5 Mb)
Walk The Line Polka – MP3 (3.0 Mb)
Wally And Ted’s Hop Oberek – MP3 (1.5 Mb)
Wesele U Witosa Krakowiak – MP3 (1.7 Mb)
What’ya Say Mary Polka – MP3 (1.9 Mb)
White Table Polka and Where’s My Johnny Polka – MP3 (5.4 Mb)
Zip Zip Polka – MP3 (2.8 Mb)

Personal recording made by Tadziu for his friend and Polka music fan, Wally Cudzilo. [Editor’s note: Tadziu is among the very best Polish-style concertina musicians to have played the chemnitzer concertina. These classic songs are a real treat and we thank Tadz for allowing us to publish them.]

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Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club
(January 2009)

Dutch Boy Waltz – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
I Walk The Line Polka – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Katarina Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
Lakeside Waltz – MP3 (2.1 Mb)
Lapp Land Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
Little Fisherman’s Waltz – MP3 (3.6 Mb)
Mariechen Waltz – MP3 (2.4 Mb)
Minnesota Polka – MP3 (2.5 Mb)
New California Polka – MP3 (2.5 Mb)
Sweet Violets Waltz – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Waltzing In The Woods Waltz – MP3 (2.3 Mb)
Wooden Heart Polka – MP3 (2.4 Mb)

Recordings from the January 2009 meeting of the Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. The group included about 30 concertina musicians.

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Harry Wojahn
(January 2009)

Bum’s Luck Polka – MP3 (1.9 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)
Norwegian Seaman Waltz – MP3 (2.3 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)
Waltzing In The Woods Waltz – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Majestic, key of C)

(July 2008)

Green Grass Polka – MP3 (1.6 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)

Our Saviors Lutheren Church, Fairfax, Minnesota (June 2008)

One Day At A Time – MP3 (2.6 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)

(September 2005)

Twilight In Bohemia Waltz – MP3 (2.7 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)

Cedar Mills, Minnesota Ballroom (September 1988)

E-I-E-I-O Polka – MP3 (2.9 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)
Faded Rose Waltz – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Hengel, key of C, quad reed)
Ren Broune Augen Waltz – MP3 (2.5 Mb) (Hengel, key of Eb, quad reed)

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Harty Taylor – Karl and Harty Duo
(~1941)

Katarina Polka – MP3 (0.7 Mb)
Pond Lily Waltz – MP3 (1.5 Mb)

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Jim Paprocki
(May 14, 2006)

Du Du Waltz – MP3 (1.8 Mb) (Star Streamlined, key of F, quad reed)
Oh Lonesome Me – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Star Streamlined, key of F, quad reed)
You’re All I Ask For Waltz – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Star Streamlined, key of F, quad reed)

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Troy Gawlak and Charlie Tansek
(February 20, 2005)

Green Grass Polka / Zielona Traweczka – MP3 (1.7 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
Milk The Cow Polka – MP3 (2.1 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
North Side Hop – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
Our Break Up Polka – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
Sitting By The Window Waltz – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)

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Troy Gawlak
(February 20, 2005)

Bass Polka – MP3 (2.2 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Daddy’s Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Duli Duli Oberek – MP3 (1.5 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Farm Road Polka – MP3 (1.4 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
It’s Great Oberek – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Ja Parobek Czardas – MP3 (1.8 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Julianna Polka – MP3 (2.1 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Lillian Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Mac And Katie Oberek – MP3 (1.8 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Mlody Parobek Oberek – MP3 (1.3 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Nice And Easy Oberek – MP3 (1.4 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)
Steven’s Point Oberek – MP3 (1.7 Mb) (Pearl Queen, key of C, double reed)

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Ken Yagelski – Play-Along Songs
(January 17, 2005)

Angeline Be Mine Polka – MP3 (3.0 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
Blue Skirt Waltz – MP3 (2.1 Mb) (Patek Excelsior, key of C, quad reed)
Goralu Czy Ci Nie Zal Waltz – MP3 (1.7 Mb) (Star Beauty, key of Bb, quad reed)
Hey Cavalier Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb) (Glass, key of C, triple reed)
I’m Getting Married Polka – MP3 (2.1 Mb) (Star Streamlined, key of Bb, quad reed)
I’m In The Army Polka – MP3 (2.4 Mb) (Star, key of C, quad reed)
In The Fields Waltz (in Polka time) – MP3 (2.4 Mb) (Patek Special, key of C, triple reed)
Jedzie Boat Medley – MP3 (3.0 Mb) (Star Beauty, key of Bb, quad reed)
Kujawiak No. 6 – MP3 (2.5 Mb) (Star Streamlined / Schuckert’s Vibrato Queen, key of C, quad reed)
Lucky Stop Oberek – MP3 (2.1 Mb) (Star Streamlined / Schuckert’s Vibrato Queen, key of C, quad reed)
Na Pikniku Oberek – MP3 (1.6 Mb) (Patek Excelsior, key of C, quad reed)
South Side Galop No. 1 – MP3 (1.8 Mb) (Patek Special, key of C, triple reed)
Svest Kova Alej / Prune Song Waltz – MP3 (3.3 Mb) (Star Streamlined, key of Bb, quad reed)
Why Nots Polka – MP3 (2.4 Mb) (Majestic, key of C, double reed)

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Litwin Concertina Jam – Polka Fireworks
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania (July 2, 2004)

Balloon Polka – MP3 (2.1 Mb)
Chicago Is A Polka Town – MP3 (2.9 Mb)
Concertina Polka – MP3 (3.1 Mb)
Congratulations Polka – MP3 (2.2 Mb)
Front Porch Oberek – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Gypsy Polka – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Happy Birthday Johnny Polka – MP3 (2.0 Mb)
High Bounce Polka – MP3 (3.2 Mb)
Hop In Polka – MP3 (2.5 Mb)
Ice Cream Polka – MP3 (2.9 Mb)
Lancers Came Polka – MP3 (2.9 Mb)
Lucky Polka – MP3 (3.5 Mb)
Shining Moon Waltz / Swiecie Miesiac Walc – MP3 (3.6 Mb)
Theresa Polka – MP3 (2.6 Mb)
Windy City Polka – MP3 (4.1 Mb)
Zip Zip Polka – MP3 (2.9 Mb)

For more information about Steve Litwin’s annual Polka Fireworks’ Concertina Jam, please browse to Steve’s Polka Page.

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Litwin Concertina Jam – Polka Fireworks
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania (July 4, 2003)

Festival Polka – MP3 (2.4 Mb)
Paderewski Drive Polka – MP3 (2.4 Mb)
Sat On A Cow Polka – MP3 (2.7 Mb)
Should Have Stayed Single Oberek – MP3 (2.4 Mb)
Stormy Clouds Polka – MP3 (2.8 Mb)
Two Keys Polka – MP3 (2.1 Mb)
Whose Girl Are You Waltz – MP3 (3.3 Mb)

For more information about Steve Litwin’s annual Polka Fireworks’ Concertina Jam, please browse to Steve’s Polka Page.

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VIDEO

Richard Rys – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / We Three Kings
(2013)

Streaming via YouTube.

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Richard Rys – Quando, Quando, Quando
(2013)

Streaming via YouTube.

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Richard Rys – Let It Snow
(2012)

Streaming via YouTube.

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Richard Rys – Joli Perroquet
(2011)

Streaming via YouTube.

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Pat Boulay – Adoramus Te Palestrina
(2011)

A Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Italian composer) motet (short piece of sacred choral music) – Streaming via YouTube.

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Art Ohotto – ABCNewspapers.com
(2009)

What is a Chemnitzer Concertina? – WMV (6.0 Mb)

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Dan Gruetzmacher – Wausau Daily Herald
(2009)

A Lifetime of Honing His Musical Skills – Streaming

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