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Harmonium Dancing
Hugh Nankivell
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
1840 – 1905
Collection 1
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Compositions , Accordion , Harmonium , Human , Music , Pitch , Rhythm , Texture

Collection 1 #45

You just heard a piece of music played on a harmonium. The harmonium is a type of keyboard instrument. It looks quite like a small piano, but it works in a very different way. Pushing the keys on a piano will make little hammers hit strings inside, but a harmonium uses ‘reeds’, which need air...
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