Dr. Schimmel and his co-host Brian Dewan discuss the use of the Autoharp -the accordion of strings.- as well as The 2010 Seminars and a preview in to the 2011 Seminars – WALTON THE IMPERIAL: CROWNED! July 29, 30 and 31 at Tenri. The Featured music is Brian Dewan’s rendition …

Dr. Schimmel and Brian Dewan discuss the musette stop, dry tuning, playing for the small fry, The permanent collection of free reed instruments at the Metropolitan Museum, the Hohner 12 bass pre-war model, The Excelsior concert grand and baby grand, The Ladies’ model and a performance of Daylight in the …

Dr. Schimmel is joined by his co-host Brian Dewan in a lively discussion about contests, awards, oscars, emmys and trophies – as well as the non -competitiveness of The Seminars. The featured music is: The Lighthouse by Brian Dewan – with Brian on Accordion, zither and vocals.

Dr. Schimmel is joined by his co-host Brian Dewan in a discussion on Accordionists as Gravediggers, giving up the Accorgan for Lent, Frank Gaviani’s Double Keyboard, his double eyeglasses The Baruska Polka, La Cucaracha in 3/4 time, going to an organ lesson/playing a lot of Messian and How to liven …

Dr. Schimmel is joined by his co-host, Brian Dewan, in a free form discussion on Hamburgers, Accordions, Autoharps, Musical sculptures, Player accordions, Brands, Chord organs, Commie Shirts and that first lesson learning about the Accordion’s left hand – the various chord button rows and the diminished chord row – turning …

Welcome to the third show of The Old in and Out. In this show we will play the final three selections from the CD Bad Renaissance: Forever Yours Giles Farnaby, The Piaf Concerto and Concerto in ABC Each piece is under five minutes – The first, a set of timeless …

Welcome to the 2nd show of The Old In and Out. In this show we continue from last week with three pieces from the CD: Bad Renaissance. The first piece is The Dolls, a medieval cantata based on a 1960’s cult classic. The second piece is All Hail Luddites and …

Welcome to WS ACCORDION RADIO – The Old In and Out – Dr.William Schimmel hosts the opening show with two works from his album Bad Renaissance: Torpid Patriotism and Ever Never. The show will air weekly with recorded and live music, guests, discussions, rants and philosophy