STYLES

  • American Standards by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini, Marvin Hamlisch, Harold Arlen, Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim, and many others
  • Broadway Showtunes from Phantom of the Opera, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, South Pacific, Cats, Carousel, Les Miserables, and more
  • International Song Favorites from The Mediterranean, Latin America, Russia & Eastern Europe, Germany & Austria, Scandinavia, The British Isles & Ireland, Asia
  • Classics by Albeniz, Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Granados, Grieg, Handel, Kreisler, Liszt, Mozart, Pachelbel, Puccini, Rachmaninoff, Satie, Schubert, Strauss, and others
  • Ragtime by Scott Joplin, Joseph Francis Lamb, Zez Confrey
  • Argentine Tangos by Astor Piazzolla, Carlos Gardel, Anibal Troilo

SOUND SAMPLES

REPERTOIRE LISTS

ATMOSPHERE MUSIC ON BOTH INSTRUMENTS * COCKTAIL PIANO * STROLLING ACCORDION *
Almost all of the songs/pieces listed below are played on both solo accordion and piano.  With the addition of violin, the repertoire can be expanded to include more light classical pieces by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Fritz Kreisler, and others, as well as eastern European gypsy numbers and fiddle tunes such as “Orange Blossom Special”.  

BROADWAY SHOWTUNES: 
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN':  Ain't Misbehavin', Honeysuckle Rose, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down (and Write Myself a Letter)  ASPECTS OF LOVE:  Love Changes Everything  BABES IN ARMS:  My Funny Valentine  BRIGADOON:  Almost Like Being in Love  CABARET:  Willkommen, Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, Cabaret  CAMELOT:  Camelot, If Ever I Would Leave You  CAROUSEL:  If I Loved You, What's the Use of Wonderin', You'll Never Walk Alone  CATS:  Memory  CHICAGO:  Razzle Dazzle, All That Jazz  CHORUS LINE:  One, What I Did for Love  EVITA:  Don't Cry for Me Argentina  THE FANTASTICKS:  Try to Remember  FIDDLER ON THE ROOF:  Theme, Matchmaker, Sunrise Sunset, If I Were a Rich Man  FUNNY GIRL:  Second Hand Rose, People, My Man  FINIAN'S RAINBOW:  Look to the Rainbow, How are Things in Gloccamorra?  THE GAY DIVORCEE:  Night and Day  GIGI:  Thank Heaven for Little Girls, Louise  HELLO DOLLY:  Theme  JUMBO:  The Most Beautiful Girl in the World  THE KING AND I:  Hello Young Lovers, Getting to Know You  KISMET:  Stranger in Paradise  LA CAGE AUX FOLLES:  The Best of Times  LES MISERABLES:  On My Own, Castle on A Cloud, Bring Him Home, I Dreamed a Dream  A LITTLE NIGHTMUSIC:  Send in the Clowns  MAME:  Theme  MAN OF LA MANCHA:  The Impossible Dream  THE MUSIC MAN:  Till There Was You, 76 Trombones  MY FAIR LADY:  Wouldn't It Be Loverly?, On the Street Where You Live, I Could Have Danced All Night  OKLAHOMA:  Theme, Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Surrey With the Fringe on the Top, People Will Say We're in Love  OLIVER: Consider Yourself, As Long as He Needs Me  ONE TOUCH OF VENUS:  Speak Low  PAL JOEY:  Bewitched  PHANTOM OF THE OPERA:  Theme, Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again, All I Ask, Think of Me, Music of the Night  PORGY & BESS:  I Got Plenty o' Nuttin', Summertime  SHOWBOAT:  Make Believe, Why Do I Love You, Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Ol' Man River  THE SOUND OF MUSIC:  Theme, How Do You Handle a Problem Like Maria?, Do Re Mi, Edelweiss, Climb Every Mountain  SOUTH PACIFIC:  Bali Hai, Younger Than Springtime, I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair, This Nearly Was Mine, Some Enchanted Evening  THE STUDENT PRINCE:  Drink, Drink  SUNSET BOULEVARD:  With One Look, As if We Never Said Goodbye  THREE PENNY OPERA:  Mack the Knife  WEST SIDE STORY:  I Feel Pretty, Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, One Hand One Heart  WHOOPEE!:  Makin' Whoopee

MOVIE & TV THEMES:  
Alfie, Alladin, An Affair to Remember, Beauty & The Beast, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Charade, Cinderella, Cinema Paradiso, Dr. Zhivago, Elvira Madigan, Exodus, Forrest Gump, Game of Thrones, The Godfather, Ice Castles, Lady & The Tramp, Lawrence of Arabia, The Love Boat, Love Story, New York New York, The Piano, The Pink Panther, Romeo & Juliet, Somewhere in Time, The Sting, Superman, Terms of Endearment   

STANDARDS:  
April in Paris, Blue Moon, Canadian Sunset, Crazy, Deep Purple, Dream a Little Dream, Falling in Love Again, Fascination, Georgia, Harbor Lights, I Just Called to Say I Love You, I Left My Heart in San Francisco, I Will Wait for You, Laura, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, Love Story, Masquerade, My Way, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Old Cape Cod, Over the Rainbow, Que Sera Sera, Red Sails in the Sunset, September Song, Someone to Watch Over Me, Stardust, Strangers in the Night, Tea for Two, Tenderly, That’s Amore, Twilight Time, Unforgettable, Up a Lazy River, What a Wonderful World, The White Cliffs of Dover, You Made Me Love You  

INTERNATIONAL:  
ITALIAN CLASSICS & POPULAR SONGS:   Amarcord Theme, Be My Love, Bella Notte, Brindisi (Libiamo – Drinking Song), Cara Mia, Carnival Of Venice, Ciao Ciao Bambina, Cinema Paradiso Theme, Ciribiribin, Come Back To Sorrento / Return to Sorrento, Core n'Grato, Cosi Cosa, E Lucevan le Stelle, Eh Marie, Ferry Boat Serenade (La Pincienella), Funiculi-Funicula, Isle of Capri, Italian Street Song, La Danza, La Dolce Vita Theme, La Donna E Mobile, La Spagnola, La Traviata Overture, Mala Femmena, Mamma, More, Nessun Dorma, O Mio Babbino Caro, O Sole Mio, Quando Men Vo (Musetta’s Waltz), Santa Lucia, Speak Softly Love (Godfather Theme), Summertime in Venice, Tarentella, That’s Amore, Three Coins in the Fountain, Time To  Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro), Tiritomba, Un Bel Di, Vieni Sul Mar, Volare, Woodpecker Serenade
FRENCH:   A Man and a Woman,  Alouette,  Amelie,  Autumn Leaves,  C'est Magnifique,  C'est Si Bon,  Can-Can (Offenbach),  "Carmen" selections (Bizet),  Charade, Domino,  Frere Jacques,  Hymne a L’Amour,  I Love Paris,  Indifference, Java Ca Gaze,  L'Accordeoniste,  La Foule,  La Marseillaise,  La Mer,  La Retour des Hirondelles,  La Seine,  La Vie en Rose,  Love Story,  Mademoiselle de Paris,  Milord,  Mon Dieu,  Mon Manege a Moi,  Moulin Rouge,  My Way (Yes, it was originally a song from France),  Non Je Regrette Rien,  Padam,  Petite Fleur,  Pigalle,  Style Musette,  Summer of '42,  Thank Heavens (For Little Girls),  The Poor People of Paris,  Under Paris Skies,  Watch What Happens
SPANISH & LATIN AMERICAN:   A Noite do Meu Bem, Adios Muchachos Tango (I Get Ideas), Adios Nonino, Albeniz' Tango in D, Amor, April in Portugal (Coimbra), Besame Mucho, Black Orpheus (A Day in the Life of a Fool), Camenito, Chiapenecas, Cielito Lindo, El Choclo Tango (Kiss of Fire), La Cumparsita Tango, Frenesi, The Girl from Ipanema, Granada, Green Eyes, Guantanamera, La Paloma, Malaguena, Maria Elena, Perfidia, Por Una Cabeza Tango, Sabor a Mi, Solamente Una Vez (You Belong to My Heart), Spanish Eyes, Verano Porteño  
RUSSIAN & EASTERN EUROPEAN:  Czardas (Monti), Hopak, Hora Staccato, Kalinka, Katyusha, The Lark, Lezhginka, Moscow Nights, Ochi Chorniya (Dark Eyes), Rumanian Rhapsody, Russian Sailors' Dance, Those Were the Days, Two Guitars, Hungarian Dance #5 (Brahms)    
GERMAN & AUSTRIAN:  Beer Barrel Polka (Rosamunde), Beethoven selections, The Blue Danube, Clarinet Polka, Danke Schőn, Edelweiss, Eins Zwei Sufa, The Happy Wanderer, Hi Lee Hi Lo, Hofbrau Haus, Im Weissen Rőssl, Liechtensteiner Polka, Lili Marlene, Merry Widow Waltz, Schneewalz, Seeman, Strauss Waltzes, Tales from The Vienna Woods, The Third Man Theme, Two Hearts in ¾ Time, Vienna Forever (Wien bleibt Wien), Vienna City of My Dreams (Wien, Du Stadt Meiner Träume), Vilia  
ASIAN:  Sakura Sakura, Sukiyaki, Arirang, Jasmine Flower  
VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL:  Danny Boy, Greensleeves, Havah Nagilah, Miserlou, Never on Sunday, Zorba the Greek, Over the Waves, Alley Cat, Swedish/Norwegian/Finnish folk songs, Swedish Rhapsody, Tulips from Amsterdam, Wonderful Copenhagen  

CLASSICAL: 
ALBENIZ: Tango in D  BACH: Air on the G-String, Menuet, Toccata in D Minor, Allemande from French Suite in E Major   BEETHOVEN: Menuet, "Fur Elise", "Moonlight" Sonata, "Ode to Joy"  BIZET: Selections from Carmen  CHOPIN: Fantaisie Impromptu, Waltzes in Eb, Ab, C#, Db ("Minute" Waltz), Etude in E, "Revolutionary" Etude, Polonaise "Militaire", various Preludes  BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances, Waltz in A flat  DEBUSSY: "Clair de Lune", "Girl With the Flaxen Hair", Arabesque No. 1  DVORAK: Humoresque, Slavonic Dances  GERSHWIN: "Rhapsody in Blue", "Summertime" from "Porgy & Bess"  GLIERE: "Russian Sailors’ Dance" from The Red Poppy Ballet  GRIEG: "Morning Mood" and other selections from Peer Gynt;  various "Lyric Pieces"  KHATCHATURIAN: "Lullaby" & "Sabre Dance" from Gayane Ballet  LARA:  "Granada"  LECUONA: "Malaguena"  LEHAR: "Vilia" and Waltz from The Merry Widow  LISZT: "Liebestraum", Etude in Db "Un Sospiro"  PIAZZOLLA:  “Oblivion”, “Milonga del Angel”, "Verano Porteño", "Adios Nonino"  PROKOFIEV:  Gavotte  PUCCINI: La Boheme aria "Musetta’s Waltz"; Gianni Schicchi aria "O Mio Babbino Caro"; Madame Butterfly aria "Un Bel Di", Tosca Aria ”E Lucevan le Stelle”; Turandot aria "Nessun Dorma"  RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: "Flight of the Bumblebee", Selections from Scheherezade  ROSSINI: "La Danza"  SCHUBERT: "Ave Maria", Impromptu in Eb, March "Militaire", Serenade  SIBELIUS: "Finlandia"  STRAUSS:  "Blue Danube", "Tales of the Vienna Woods", and other waltzes  TSCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from The Nutcracker Ballet, Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty Ballet  VERDI: La Traviata: Prelude to First Act, Drinking Song "Brindisi (Libiamo)"; Rigoletto aria ”La Donna e Mobile”