Category:Farfisa

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Farfisa is a manufacturer of electronics based in Italy.

The Farfisa brand name is commonly associated with a series of compact electronic organ, and later, a series of multi-timbral synthesizer. At the height of their production, Farfisa operated 3 factories to produce instruments, in Ancona in the Marche region of Italy. Farfisa also made radios, televisions, and other electronic items. Today the Farfisa brand mainly produces intercom and video conference systems.

The Bontempi group owns the keyboard division Farfisa brand name.[1]

The Farfisa brand name is an acronym for "FAbbriche Riunite di FISArmoniche", which translates to "united factories of accordions".[1]

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  • Farfisa. Combo Organ Heaven.
  • storia / history. Scandalli Accordions s.r.l. "In 1946 to meet the challenges and opportunities of new markets, F.lli Scandalli of Camerano and Settimio Soprani of Castelfidardo combine to form Farfisa ( from Fabbriche Riunite di Fisarmoniche). This company in turn was to become one of the worlds' biggest musical instrument factories and at this time was producing 180 accordions a day.", "The impetus of this new company led to the formation of the CDMI ( Centro Didattico Musicale Italiano ) and many famous composers wrote pieces for the accordion and teaching methods for the Edizioni Musicali Farfisa."

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