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Southbury, CT 06488
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3/6/2019 - “Accordion Stories From The Heart” Author Talk and Mini-Concert on April 13, 2019

On Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1-2:30pm, in Kingsley Room, Angelo Paul Ramunni of Canaan, Connecticut, author of his recently-published book “Accordion Stories from the Heart”, will present an author talk and mini-concert.

Join us to hear Angelo Paul Ramunni share stories from his new book and perform several accordion songs, and answer questions from attendees. “Accordion Stories from the Heart” provides a wealth of stunning photos and loving insights into the exceptional, and sometimes tear-evoking stories involving many featured accordions from around the world. In his book, Mr. Ramunni tenderly describes the extraordinary people who played and listened to this beautiful musical instrument over the past two centuries. The 143-page hard-covered “Accordion Stories from the Heart” fills the reader’s heart with warm and fascinating accordion-related stories. The book features more than 70 photos of spectacularly decorated hand-built accordions of multiple colors and ivory-like keyboards. They originate from many countries around the world and date back as far as 1829.

Angelo Paul Ramunni is the founder of the privately-operated New England Accordion Connection & Museum Company. NEACMC showcases over 600+ stunningly beautiful accordions plus a studio where he repairs, buys and sells remarkable hand-crafted accordions. One of the main priorities of NEACMC is to keep the spirit and influence of the accordion alive. Their goal is to find and save any and all old accordions and memorabilia so that people interested in this instrument, especially children, will learn to play and enjoy what many people have experienced over the last 200 years with accordions. They exist to display vintage and modern accordions for the general public’s enjoyment and edification. Autographed copies of “Accordion Stories from the Heart” can be purchased at the April 13 author talk and mini-concert or by calling Mr. Ramunni the New England Accordion Connection & Museum Company at 860-833-1374 or visiting The privately-owned Accordion Museum is open to visitors by appointment only on Fridays and weekends.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register.