Elena Zabavskaya is a mandolin virtuoso in Russia. Due to the language barrier, not much can be found for Elena on the internet. Nevertheless, the YouTube videos with her playing are very nice, so I am happy to present her in theMandolinTuner blog, to show that the mandolin is really a world music instrument.
I will keep researching for more information on Elena Zabavskaya, and will the update this page accordingly. In the mean time, enjoy the videos!
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Mandolin Strings are very important, as they have a big effect on your mandolin sound. The selection of mandolin strings is important, but also important is to know how to maintain your strings and when/how [...]
Here is an amazing performance of Las Abejas, a composition of the Paraguayan guitarist Augustin Barrios. Agustín Barrios composed Las Abejas in 1921, the same year he wrote another famous piece of music, La Catedral. [...]