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  1. Re: Tracks of San Francisco Italian Mandolin Masters

    Thanks Bill, for sharing! From this kind of recordings we can learn a lot about mandolin playing! Thanks again and best wishes, Alex.
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    Re: Mandolin Concerts of Note

    Hi all,

    Memory already... But an absolute wonderful one, having witnessed mandolinist Ferdinand Binnendijk and his pianist Laurens de Man in their LUNCH CONCERT in Amsterdam in our foremost...
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    Re: New roman instruments

    Hello Martin, Mick and all,

    As promised: a photo of the Luigi Embergher Mandola with its double top.


    Best greetings,

    Alex.

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    Re: Mandolin orchestra videos on Youtube

    Hi all,

    Here is a video just for fun and to send you our best wishes for a happy, healthy and musical 2017!

    Alex and all the members of The Dutch Mandolin Chamber Orchestra HET CONSORT.

    ...
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    Re: Mandolin Concerts of Note

    Hi all,

    I'm proud to inform you about a unique LUNCH CONCERT in the Kleine Zaal van het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam by Ferdinand Binnendijk on the mandolin and mandola, and Laurens de Man on the...
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    Re: New roman instruments

    Hi Martin,


    Indeed they are very rare. As mentioned, only a handful are known yet. All of them were made for the Russian pre-Revolution market.

    The second soundboard is very, very thin and...
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    Re: New roman instruments

    Hi all Embergher interested,

    (Not really a 'new' Roman instrument, but the reason why I post it here is that it could be the example to work from for luthiers who really like to come as close as...
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    Re: Classical Mandolin Dealers

    Hi all interested,

    It has been some time since I have written at the Café, but here I just have to reply with my experience over the years...
    It is about point 3 here, way back (quote: ).

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    Re: The arrival of the Queen of Sheba

    Wonderful music! Here is our CONSORT version of Händel's "The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba".
    Enjoy and best greetings, Alex.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLGgJfWCQP4
  10. Re: LA VOCE DEL MANDOLINO -New Solo Mandolin CD Sebastiaan de Gre

    Hi all!

    Just to inform you: Sebastiaan's CD 'LA VOCE DEL MANDOLINO' is to be had via the following internet CD distributors:
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  11. 'Nordsee Lieder' by Victor Kioulaphides. Amsterdam premiere '15

    Hi all,

    I am happy to announce a new video in which the Dutch the Counter Tenor Sytse Buwalda & the Dutch Mandolin Chamber Orchestra HET CONSORT perform the premiere of the beautiful 'Nordsee...
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    Re: Fame, undeserved :-D

    Haha Victor,

    He's still in a somewhat spheric state of being, but once awake and busy, you'll hopefully be surprised!

    Best greetings,

    Alex.

    PS. Here is one made in 1979/80 after the...
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    Re: Fame, undeserved :-D

    Wonderful! :grin:
    Thanks for sharing, Victor!

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  14. Re: LA VOCE DEL MANDOLINO -New Solo Mandolin CD Sebastiaan de Gre

    Hi JeffD, It will be there. It only takes some time :-)

    Best greetings, Alex.

    PS. here is a quick link to Sebastiaan's homepage: http://www.degrebber-mandolin.com/html/audio.htm?bg=3
  15. LA VOCE DEL MANDOLINO -New Solo Mandolin CD Sebastiaan de Grebber

    Yes!


    'LA VOCE DEL MANDOLINO' is released! :grin:


    SEBASTIAAN DE GREBBER's 2nd Solo Mandolin CD with compositions for mandolin solo by

    Victor Kioulaphides, Johann Sebastian Bach,...
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    Re: Fame (or just Old Age?)

    Ha Victor!

    Be sure you are not the only one who looks forward to this yet to be born new child of yours, Victor.
    We, that is all the Consort members are looking forward to see and hear that new...
  17. Re: The Song of the Japanese Autumn by Het Consort & Sytse Buwald

    Hi all,

    Thanks all for your liking our edition of Yasuo Kuwahara's wonderful Song of the Japanese Autumn. It was quite challenge to add a free and sung improvisation to it. But every time we...
  18. The Song of the Japanese Autumn by Het Consort & Sytse Buwalda

    Hello Mandolin Café friends!

    Here is a new video of HET CONSORT with Yasuo Kuwahara's wondeful composition 'The Song Of the Japanese Autumn'.
    This time a special performance with counter tenor...
  19. New video: Ferdinand Binnendijk - PRELUDIO I by Raffaele Calace.

    Hi all,

    Here is a new video with Ferdinand Binnendijk performing the PRELUDIO Op.45, No. I by Raffaele Calace (1863-1934)!

    In this video Ferdinand plays the wonderful Model No.5Bis Concert...
  20. 'Les Gravures de Gustave Doré by John Craton

    Hello all,

    Here is a video with Saskia Spinder and Ferdinand Binnendijk performing the
    'Les Gravures de Gustave Doré pour Mandoline et Guitare' by John Craton.

    The composition is dedicated...
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    Re: Mandolin Concerts of Note

    Hi all,

    For those in Europe - or better those who are in the Netherlands - I like tp point out that the Dutch Mandolinist Ferdinand Binnendijk will give a recital on the Liuto cantabile ánd the...
  22. Re: Bach on the Liuto cantabile by Ferdinand Binnendijk

    Thank, you David!

    The Liuto cantabile is indeed a wonderful instrument with great possibilities and we hope that composers will feel encouraged to compose for it! This particular instrument is a...
  23. Bach on the Liuto cantabile by Ferdinand Binnendijk

    Hi all,

    Johann Sebastian Bach on the concert mandoloncello; the Liuto cantabile!

    Here is Bach's Suite No. III; masterfully performed and interpreted by the Dutch mandolinist Ferdinand...
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    Re: Mandolin Concerts of Note

    Hi all,

    For those who are in or near Zwolle this June this could perhaps be a nice opportunity to attend the Master classes and/or play in the Day Orchestra!

    Best greetings,

    Alex.

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  25. Re: Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831): Allegro-Romanze-Rondo

    Hi Martin,

    No problem. Your doing great, and it is such a wonderful composition to listen to. Let's keep up the good work for our wonderful instrument, the mandolin! :)

    Best greetings,
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