Abbate Ranieri Capponi – Sonata 8 for Mandolin and Guitar – Baroque Mandolin & Baroque Guitar / Bandola

One of my favorite Baroque pieces for mandolin and guitar is the Sonata 8 by Abbate Ranieri Capponi. I have found videos with Katsia Prakopcyk, Marissa Carroll, Natalia Marashova, Camilla Finardi and Sebastián Vera at youtube. You can also download a podcast with a recording by Caterina Lichtenberg  from the site of the Spanish Radio […]

The Hooters – Great Songs with Mandolins, Accordion, Recorder and Melodica

The Hooters are one of the bands that have been playing their music since the 1980s and who are still very active and successful with their music. And the Hooters are one of the bands who make use of the mandolin in their songs. Eric Bazilian plays the mandolin or mandola, John Lilly plays mandolin […]

Evan Marshall – Mandolin Virtuoso – Master of Duo-Style – William Tell, Schubert, Ode to Joy

Evan Marshall is one of the few mandolin players who has a preference for solo performances and solo arrangements. His repertoir is composed of some of the most famous classical masterpieces arranged for the solo-mandolin. Up to now I have not presented Evan Marshall in this blog – it’s time to do so! Evan is […]

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 […]

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