Accordion notation symbols?

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Post by CowboyWay » Mon Feb 19, 2024 4:41 am

I'm learning the accordion and more specifically a stierche harmonica (aka a button box) that is diatonic type (different notes on push vs pull). It's fun, but the teaching methods are mostly in German which I've learnt using various books. I have other American polka music for the same instrument, but they don't use the same notation I learn from my earlier books. I'd like to convert a few pieces to speed up my learning. I've attached a few pics of the notation used.
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For the base line, you'll see another sample that has long horizontal lines that indicate push or pull. The Upper and lower case letters indicate a base vs. chord button to press.
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I'm trying to figure out how to create all these notations in the software? Any tips or suggestions?
thank you!

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