By talking to his idol he ended up convinced of a need to review favourite accordion repertoire while promoting creation. He dreamed about this ‘piano with straps’bearing reference points, armed with its popular roots, a standard bearer for the longing for novelty unique to any art form.
UNITING HIGH BROW AND POPULAR MUSIC
Bartók, Grieg, Brahms and de Falla tapped into traditional repertoire to write so-called ‘high brow’ works. Popular accordion music, emerging from a remarkable blend of many cultures, is extraordinarily adaptable.