Orkiestra św. Mikołaja (The Saint Nicholas Orchestra) was formed in Poland in 1998. Since then they have focused their activities on everything associated with folklore, especially whatever has been condemned to be forgotten, and yet can inspire and enrich contemporary culture.
The instruments played are: violin, dulcimer, mandolin, mandola, double bass, dutar, flutes, bass drum, percussion instruments, guitars, turkish saz, and hungarian koboz.
Stylistically they depart from traditional patterns by making use of foreign or non-traditional instruments such as dutar… read more