Item Type: Tutor - English Concertina
Full Description: ‘English’ Concertina Tutor: A large hard-bound “Instructions for Performing on the Concertina, Composed, compiled and arranged by George Case”. Enlarged edition, priced 2s 6d”. Probably the fourth Edition, and publ by Boosey & Co, in 1875. There is pasted in the rear, a very early two-sheet piece of Wheatstone & Co Conduit Street Music entitled “Select Psalm Tunes arranged for Wheatstone’s Patent Concertina or Symphonium, by Joseph Warren”. Warren’s first “English” Tutor was published by Wheatstone in 1844, (See Items in NC.5.4.1-020 , and he also wrote a Tutor for Wheatstone “Double” system concertina – see Item NC.5.4.6-001 . The major source for information and listings of all known Concertina Tutors is Randall Merris’s paper at www.concertina.com/merris/bibliography/english-tutors.htm
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 5.4.1-019
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