Mandolins have a long history, and much early music was written for them. In the first half of the 20th century, they enjoyed a period of great popularity in Europe and the Americas as an easier approach to playing string music. Many professional and amateur mandolin groups and orchestras were formed to play light classical string repertory. Just as this practice was falling into disuse, the mandolin found a new niche in American country, old-time music, bluegrass, and folk music. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Leonard Cohen

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Thursday 19 November 2015
Chris ThileConcert Charlestom Music Hall
Charleston, United States
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