The Classical Mandolin

The Classical Mandolin

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A "hidden" instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. This book examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, together with Sparks's earlier The Early Mandolin (OUP 1989), provides the first comprehensive survey of the instrument's history. The book also explores aspects of technique and looks at present-day orchestras and soloists.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 185.4 x 241.3 x 17.8mm | 521.64g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 17 music examples, 27 halftones
  • 0195173376
  • 9780195173376
  • 1,193,471

About Paul Sparks

Paul Sparks is a freelance writer and performer.show more

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