• Jeff Midkiff: Music for Mandolin and String Quartet

    Jeff Midkiff: Music for Mandolin and String QuartetJeff Midkiff has announced the release of his newest project, Music for Mandolin and String Quartet, by the Carpe Diem String Quartet & Jeff Midkiff.

    The three-part "From the Blue Ridge" is the signature feature of the recording and reflects Midkiff's roots and love of bluegrass music.

    "From the Blue Ridge" was commissioned by Music Director David Stewart Wiley and the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra.

    The Concerto has been performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, Shreveport Symphony, Williamsburg Symphonia and the Northwest Florida Symphony. Performances are scheduled with the Boulder Philharmonic and the Symphony of Southeast Texas, Beaumont.

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    First Movement of the "Gypsy" Quintet from the recording.



    Track Listing

    • Quintet No. 1 for Mandolin and Strings "From the Blue Ridge": I. Allegro
    • Quintet No. 1 for Mandolin and Strings "From the Blue Ridge": II. Andante
    • Quintet No. 1 for Mandolin and Strings "From the Blue Ridge": III. Allegro
    • Quintet No. 2 for Mandolin and Strings "Gypsy": I. Lentamente quasi cadenza - Moderato
    • Quintet No. 2 for Mandolin and Strings "Gypsy": II. Lonely
    • Quintet No. 2 for Mandolin and Strings "Gypsy": III. Moderato
    • Run for Your Life!

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    Comments 1 Comment
    1. mandopixie's Avatar
      mandopixie -
      I love this! What a wonderful noise! Congratulations, Jeff. Great stuff.
      Thank you.