Kerim and Selim Altinok – Blind Brothers Duo with Mandolin and Guitar – Mandolin Music from Turkey

The mandolin is not a popular instrument in Turkey today. The baglama is the plucked strings instrument that is mostly played in Turkey. But there are a few videos by Turkish musicians with mandolin. Some time ago I was told about the videos by Kerim & Selim Altinok. After I had watched several videos I […]

Domra and Guitar Duo 9 String Theory – Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, Paganini, Scarlatti and Russian Melodies

I have recently discovered the domra and guitar duet 9 String Theory from Atlanta, USA. They have just gievn an interview to present their next concert. It is available on the website of WABE 9 String Theory is not just a catchy name but also a straightforward calculation. It’s a musical duo featuring Angelina Galashenkova […]

Steffen Trekel (Mandolin) and Michael Tröster (Guitar) – Complete Concert – Works by Haydn, Scarlatti, Munier, Wüsthoff, Frederic Hand

Steffen Trekel and Michael Tröster have travelled to Japan several times and given concert. A complete concert from Oct. 2013 can be found at youtube. The duo Trekel Tröster is joyned by the Japanese guitarist Yoshinobu Hara in some of the pieces. The concert took place in the Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. The introductions to the pieces were […]

Mandolin Orange at Pickathon 2014 – Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin

MANDOLIN ORANGE are the North Carolina-born duo of Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin. They are both great singers and songwriters, and both great players on fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin. I have just discovered a nice playlist with six songs from a concert given at Pickathon 2014. A great chance to listen to some of […]

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