Artist Model Accordion
is a spectacular Giulietti Artist Model accordion, made in
Italy in the 1970s. This instrument is a lighter version of the
Giulietti Super model and features 3/5 sets of hand
riveted reeds, the best
reeds the company ever had. The
reed configuration is LMM with dry/concert tuning. The bassoon (L) and
clarinet (M1) reeds are in a tone chamber for that unmistakable
"Giulietti sound". In addition to the rich and beautiful tone,
this accordion has amazing
Here is a summary of the features:
- Hand Made Double
- 3 treble sets of reeds - LM1M2
- 5 sets of bass reeds
- Concert (dry) tuned
- Full size 19.25" professional keyboard made of aged walnut,
Lucite key tops with smooth edges and smooth feel and action
- Two groups of 6 treble switches for a convenient access
from each position on the keyboard: Bassoon (L), Bandoneon (LM1), Sax
(LM2), Violin (MM), Clarinet (M1),
and Flute (M2)
- Palm Master (LM1M2)
The palm master doesn't repeat above the keyboard. There are 7 different
- 120 white bass buttons
- 5 bass
one that plays only the large BASS set reeds for recording a bass line
- Low-A bass reed
- 18-fold bellows
- Excellent compression and overall feel
- New bellows protector
- New bass strap
- New shoulder straps
stereo amplified with separate Tone/Volume controls for
and bass. There are dedicated microphone for the treble side, mounted
under the grill. There two bass microphones, one mounted in the bass
compartment and one near the bass reed blocks inside the accordion
(please see the photographs below).
- Hard case with internal padding or a gig bag - your choice
at the Accordion Gallery and offered with a full year warranty
is a beautiful instrument. You can
play very soft or very loud and the accordion will respond immediately.
I couldn't find a bellows pressure threshold where the reeds would feel
"starved" for air and the tone would lose its clarity. If you have
experienced this effect you know what I am describing and what a
pleasure it is to have this control over the dynamics of your music.
The accordion comes with
excellent quality new bass, strap, shoulder straps, and bellows
The interior is
beautifully finished. All metal parts are anodized and will never
The accordion features
absolutely amazing hand-made reeds, very efficient, and responsive,
with lots of intrinsic
Enjoy the pictures below and if you feel you can't resist the
temptation to own and play this beautiful accordion give me a call
at 973-770-6877 and
I will be happy to answer any questions, offer a phone demo, or
schedule an appointment for you to try it in person.
harmonic richness and tonal power. Many reed plates are stamped
All reed leathers and
the wax throughout are in excellent condition.
The reeds have been
gently tuned by hand and never abused by power tolls.
The next series of
pictures show the bass size interior.
... a close-up of the
... BASS reeds,...
... and CONTRALTO reeds.
The picture above shows
one of the bass microphones (to the left of the reed blocks).
photograph below shows the second bass microphone (in the front left
You can also see the anodized bass rods and valve rods.
accordion is very clean. The compression is great. The tonal quality is
excellent. This is a rare 3-reed version of
the Super model with ergonomic design and truly impressive efficiency.
You will love this accordion.