Paul de Ville

The Concertina and How to Play It

An early concertina method with instruction in basic rudiments of music as well as exercises for learning to play the instrument. The book also includes several hundred melodies arranged for concertina. The melodies include hymns, Irish folk music, patriotic music, and much more. Several of the titles in the book are listed below:

  • Adeste Fideles
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Blue Bells of Scotland
  • Dixie (aka Dixieland)
  • Hail to the Chief
  • The Star Spangled Banner
  • Yankee Doodle

Publication information: Carl Fischer, 1905

Note: This book doesn't contain an index of the tunes, so it can be a bit difficult to find a particular song. You may find an online index here.