flutina


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flutina

(fluːˈtiːnə)
n
(Instruments) an early type of accordion, similar in internal construction to a concertina
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It also contains some atmospheric photographs, another stunning pre-war film of the dance, and some post-war performances, once again silent but with the addition of a soundtrack of Lewis Wroe, not only reminiscing but playing the tunes for the dance - again a complete delight - presumably on the flutina, an early form of button accordion which he occasionally played for the dance and which was also played by a number of other musicians at Grenoside.
He played the flutina, a type of accordion, and was critical of the temperance movement, saying: "I would not myself see any harm in a man getting a glass of beer on a hot summer's day when he was thirsty.