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Holberg Suite Op.40 - Edvard Grieg for Mandolin Orchestra

By Mandolin Cafe
October 24, 2009 - 7:00 am

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Holberg Suite Op.40 - Edvard Grieg: transcription for Mandolin Orchestra by Fabio Machado

Holberg Suite Op.40 - Edvard Grieg: transcription for Mandolin Orchestra by Fabio Machado

Holberg Suite Op.40 - Edvard Grieg, arranged for Mandolin Orchestra is a new publication from mandolinist Fabio Machado.

The full score is available as a paperback book with glossy cover, 36 pages, 8" x 10" and available only through at this time.

About the author:

Fabio Machado was born in Funchal, Portugal and started studying mandolin at the age of 9 years. He joined the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra (Recreio Musical União da Mocidade) and became its Concertmaster for several years, performing in several venues as a soloist.

In 1998 he toured central and northern Portugal, performing in Águeda, Vila do Conde, Benavente, Santarém and Expo 98.

In 2002 had a successful concert tour in the United Kingdom, performing in several English cathedrals, St. George's Bristol, and in the St. George's Chapel, Windsor. This last concert was officially inserted in the celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee.

Machado is mostly known for having performed some Caprices of N. Paganini, and the recording of a DVD playing "Chaconne" in G minor of Tomaso Vitali. Besides having recorded 2 CDs and a DVD with the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra, he performs regularly in Italy, Germany, England, Portugal and USA.

Additional information:
Publisher: CreateSpace (self-published)
Language: English


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October 24, 2009 10:02 AM
I'd be curious to know if the solos are in the arrangement...there's nice stuff for viola and violin duet and celli soli in the original. If anyone knows, please post. This is a lovely work, but not for the faint at heart! Yvonne
October 24, 2009 10:07 AM
Yes, the solos and duets are in it (after all,it is a transcription). I am taking care of the separated parts that will soon be available.
October 24, 2009 11:48 AM
I don't know if our group is up to it, but I will talk to our director because it is a beautiful work. Congrats! Yvonne, Dayton Mandolin Orchestra mandocellist.
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