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MandolinARTE- J. S. Weiss Concerto for guitar and orchestra

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: MandolinARTE|Tags: |

I recorded J. S. Weiss Concerto for guitar and orchestra during the summer of 2015. This should have been a demanding recording, but it took us only an afternoon, where most time was spent on setup. Having excellent musicians as part of your orchestra is what makes this [...]

MandolinARTE – Goran Bregovich, Alkistis Protopsalti, Theos an Einai, Live

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: MandolinARTE|Tags: |

This week's video is an amazing song with music from Goran Bregovich, performed by MandolinARTE live during one of their 18 concerts on tour with Alkistis Protopsalti attended by more than 30.000 people in 2016. Alkistis Protopsalti performance in this video is just fantastic, and everyone [...]

Un Dia De Noviembre by Leo Brower (Score)

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: LiberMando|Tags: |

[Update] After receiving a very nice email from Sergio Saldivar-Salazar, a mandolin player and follower of theMandolinTuner,  I followed his suggestion and updated this article to include the guitar sound track to help you play-along.  I also replaced the previous video performance - that was a recording of [...]

Two interesting trips, two beautiful destinations (banjola & mandolin)

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: Extraordinary Instruments|

I received a great review of a Richard Morgan custom banjola (!) and mandolin all the way from Australia by John Hicks. I am sure that the banjola is an interesting topic, so I decided to share it with you. Here it is: Life but not as we know [...]

Barcarola, J. Offenbach by Ekaterinburg Mandolin Ensemble – TV141

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Mandolin Videos|Tags: |

Barcarola by J. Offenbach is one of my favorite pieces of music. I have memories of performing it very very young (maybe 10 years old?) with the mandolin orchestra of Fotis Aleporos in Greece in the 80's. It was magical, as we had also a choir of thirty humming [...]

Uppalapu Srinivas (1969 – 2014), INDIA – HERO5

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Uppalapu Srinivas (28 February 1969 – 19 September 2014) was a virtuoso Indian mandolin maestro and composer belonging to the classical Carnatic musical tradition. Srinivas was one of the most globally beloved South Indian musicians and is regarded as the Mozart of classical Indian music. Over his career, [...]

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