The mandolin orchestra is very versatile. The purpose of this CD is to demonstrate something of its diversity and distinctive character.
The mandolin orchestra is very versatile. The purpose of this CD is to demonstrate something of its diversity and distinctive character. A variety of compositions ranging from Baroque to present day (embracing various styles and cultures) have been included in this truly 'eclectic' collection.
Formed in 1978, the Concordia comprises approximately 24 members playing mandolins, mandolas, guitars, mandocello, Double bass and piano accordion.
“This disc certainly lives up to its name ... a zany program played with vigor.”
— Tony Way, The Age - Green Guide
Klezmer Suite (Tober/Vogt)
Britta Polka (Lumbye)
Berceuse (Godard arr. Hawkes)
Suite Appassionata (Wolki)
Bist du beir mir (Stolzel arr. Hawkins)
Che faro senza Euridice (Gluck arr. Hawkins)
Leicester Birdies (Reinhardt)
Flick flack (Vossen arr. Witt)
Panis angelicus (Franck arr. Hawkins)
Concerto for Oboe in C Major (Baston)
Wo die Balalaika Klingt (Dunnebeil)
Norio Bushi (Behrend)
Czardas (Monti arr. Jensen and Hawkins)