Saltarelle Clifden 60 Bass

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The ‘Clifden’ is probably the most sought after piano accordion in the traditional music world, It is a unique 60 bass from Saltarelle with an extremely fast action 35 treble keyboard with the advantage of starting on an extra note of 'D'. Beautiful finished cherry wood casing. Please see more details below …

Full description


The ‘Clifden’ is played by many top international players including the all time great Scottish accordionist Phil Cunningham. Alan Kelly, rated by many as Irelands finest piano accordionist also plays a Saltarelle ...The 72 bass Cleggan. These great players, who play with such speed and dexterity demand a fast action, reliable, great sounding instrument … The Saltarelle Clifden satisfies all these needs with its hand-made reeds giving that special Saltarelle sound.
Joan Noon (See picture)
a partner of the Eagle Music business, owns and plays a dry tuned Clifden, so we can always have one here for you to try on the off chance that we don’t have one on the shelf …so you can always try one before you place an order. Available in the tuning of your choice …Dry or swing.

More details and build specifications of this world class piano accordion:-

  • 35 key fast low action treble keyboard (starts on an extra 'D' note)
  • 2 treble voices
  • 23 treble buttons
  • Two treble couplers
  • Two treble voices
  • Hand made reeds
  • Choice of tuning …Dry, Swing
  • 60 bass buttons
  • Bass end stop to remove the thirds and the lower reed
  • Natural cherry wood casing
  • Intricate fret worked grille
  • Fitted horse-shoe strap brackets
  • Padded leather bass end strap
  • Rotella for adjusting the bass end strap
  • Leather bellows closing straps
  • Hard-shell carrying case included
  • Leather adjustable shoulder straps included
  • Weight: 7.3 Kg (16.09 Lbs.)


Squeezebox Type
Piano Accordion