Professional Weltmeister Cantus IV Accordion
is a WELTMEISTER Cantus IV professional German accordion. The name on
the instrument is SILVETTA. Along with the S4 and the Supita, this is
one of the best accordions made in Eastern Germany before the fall of
the Berlin Wall. These German accordions are sought after by many
professional musicians in Eastern Europe because of their tonal depth
and power. Recently, they have received recognition worldwide.
The accordion has been serviced at the
Accordion Gallery in January of 2020 and is offered with our full year
- 4 treble sets of reeds - LMMH
- Concert tuned to 442 Hz
- Double Tone Chamber (LM1)
- 19 " professional keyboard,
molded key caps like on the 1960s Scandalli Super VI, recently
- 11 treble switches: Musette (MMH), Violin (MM), Flute (M2),
Clarinet (M1), Oboe (M1H), Master
(LMMH), Harmonium (LM1H), Bandonion (LM1),
Organ (LH), Bassoon (L), and Piccolo (H)
- 4 sets of bass reeds
- Low G bass reed configuration
- deep resonant sound
- 120 bass
- 5 bass switches
- Clean red bellows with black tape. The bellows folds are deeper than
on the Italian accordion and provide lots of volume.
- Excellent compression (like on a new accordion)
- 26 lb
- Very good straps and case included
accordion is clean and looks very nice. Is has been well
maintained over the years. The compression is excellent. The
keyboard and bass machine mechanics is very smooth without clicking or
metallic noise. Best of all, it projects a beautiful rich tone.
The key travel was
optimized. Each individual spring was calibrated for uniform
The key pads are
made of natural white felt and leather and provide excellent
compression and silent action.
Looking inside the
Cantus IV you can see the solid wood reed blocks.
The blocks are
mounted with bolts on each side.
With this design there will never be a reed block shift.
The reed valves
consist of leather and Mylar. The German companies Weltmeister and
these valves for
many decades. Recently many Italian manufacturers implemented
You can enjoy deep
powerful bass sound typical for the professional German accordions.
with any questions or for a phone demo. Be our guest and try the