Quote Originally Posted by Jim Yates View Post
I got a Trinity College English concertina about a decade ago. It was just under $300, the least expensive English (same note on push and pull) style I could find. The Anglos (diatonic in one or two keys) were a lot less expensive, but I couldn't seem to figure them out and I like being able to play in all keys. The English concertina is chromatic.

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Most folks who play Anglo just play Irish Trad in D or G.

English is far more versatile key wise, but its hard to get that wonderful bounce out of it when playing Irish.

Horses for courses.