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Modern Mandolin Quartet Releases Second Nutcracker Recording

By Paul Binkley
December 8, 2004 - 8:30 pm

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Nutcracker Suite by Modern Mandolin Quartet

Nutcracker Suite by Modern Mandolin Quartet

The Modern Mandolin Quartet announces the release of their newest recording, Nutcracker Suite. In addition to eight movements of the Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky, the CD also contains the work of Léo Delibes, Gabriel Fauré, Miguel Llobet and Antonio Vivaldi. This CD is not to be confused with an earlier release also entitled Nutcracker Suite.

Personnel:
Matt Flinner - Mandolin
Dana Rath - Mandolin
Paul Binkley - Mandolin and Guitar
Gyan Riley - Mandocello and Guitar

Selections by Miguel Llobet:
El Noy de la Mare
La Nit de Nadal
El Testament d'Amelia
Canço del Lladre

Selections by Tchaikovsky from the Nutcracker Suite:
Miniature Overture
March
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Russian Dance (Trepak)
Arabian Dance
Chinese Dance
Dance of the Mirlitons
Waltz of the Flowers

Selections by Fauré:
Pavanne

Selections by Vivaldi:
Concerto in D Major
- Allegro
- Largo
- Allegro

Selections by Delibes:
Sous le Dome Épais (Flower Duet from Lakmé)

Label: self-released
Released: November, 2004
Purchase: From amazon.com

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