The Steirische (Styrian) Harmonika is an Austrian button accordion, also known as the "Ziach" (the Bavarian pronunciation of "Ziehharmonika") in Germany. It can vary from three to five rows, with the rows tuned a fourth apart from each other, typically G/C/F/Bb or Bb/Eb/Ab/Db. It is mainly played in German-speaking Central Europe (Austria, Germany & Switzerland).

Instruments include a "Gleichton" button on all rows exept on row one, that produces the same note on press and draw. The bass side usualy includes Helikon (tuba) reeds.

Steirische strasser

Strasser Steirische Harmonika

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