Today's Doodle celebrates the accordion, a box-shaped musical instrument that was invented in Germany in the 1800s and is now played around the world.

The first accordion-type structure was designed by Christian Friedrich Ludwig Buchmann in 1822.

Known for its distinctive bellows and melodious sound, this beloved instrument has found its place in hearts and musical styles across the world.

The Google logo was changed to the bellows of an accordion, with animated figures in traditional German attire dancing to the tunes.

The word "accordion" comes from the German word "akord" meaning "chord") and has had enduring popularity in folk music.

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