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Mandolins, Like Salami

By Sheri Mignano Crawford
April 11, 2005 - 1:50 pm

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Mandolins, Like Salami - by Sheri Mignano Crawford

Mandolins, Like Salami - by Sheri Mignano Crawford

Schedule for publication in July, 2005, this book features the history of mandolin and mandolin orchestras in North Beach, San Francisco and Bay Area, California from the 1880s through present.

Includes the repertoire & biographical sketches of Italian American mandolinists who lived, worked, played in San Francisco such as the Andrini brothers; Cipolla, Pete Tarzia, Matteo Casserino, Tony Flores, Riccardo Tunzi, & Gino Pellegrini.

Cross-reference index
- Biographical sketches of Italian American mandolinists
- Repertoire, music catalogs, mandolin orchestra libraries
- More than 40 photographs

Price Per Copy - $25 (CA residents pay tax)
Mail check or money order made payable to:
Sheri Mignano Crawford
Zighi Baci Publishing
P.O. Box 330446
San Francisco, CA 94133-0446

Pre-order discounts available. Contact the author for additional information on discounts.

Purchase: From Elderly

*Note added 1/21/2006 - books are available for purchase at The author states if you mention you read about the book on the Mandolin Cafe she will knock off an additional $2.95 from the book price. Additional information: Purchase: From

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