Uni sonoric “bandonions” 2
Zademack/Micklitz bandonion 146 tones
right side 40 keys | Left side 33 keys
Julius Zademack (1874-1941) made the first uni-sonoric bandonion 1903 (no patent)
Fritz Micklitz at 1911 increased the range on the left side ,and sold the instrument as Zademack-Micklitz lay out.
Shortly after Micklitz started his firm ,Ernst Kusserow and Miklitz his son, Richard improved the lay out by changing the left side.
A row of doubled tones was added to the right side by Mr.A.Gerlinger in order to simplify the playing of chromatic scales.
Kusserow bandonion (modified type) (196 tones)
Or” Model -Zademack/Micklitz/Kusserow/Gerlinger”
right 46 keys
left 52 keys
dimensions: h.25 cm – w.27 cm- l.42 cm
Kusserow bandonion (modified type) 194 tones
Kusserow bandonion (special production ) 228 tones
Only two items made with extended range , first 234 tone instrument was produced by ELA bandonion company 1939
our production is the second 228 tone produced December S2003
to the special order of Mr. Karl Oriwohl Berlin ( 1917- 2010)
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