A highly atmospheric and distinctively beautiful collection of pieces for mandolin orchestra.
Allow 'Salut d'Amour' to take you on a musical journey, from Italy to Mexico, from Spain to Germany. Concordia Mandolin and Guitar Ensemble has created a highly atmospheric and distinctively beautiful collection.
Featuring an ecclectic range of pieces from various backgrounds and ages including 'An die Zither' by Mozart, 'Folk Dance' by Robert Schulz, 'Par ci - Par la' by Biber and Elgar's 'Salut d'Amour'.
Formed in 1978, Concordia Guitar and Mandolin Ensemble consists of approximately 30 members playing a variety of stringed instruments including mandolins, mandolas, guitars, a double bass and a piano accordian.
Formed in 1978, the Concordia comprises approximately 24 members playing mandolins, mandolas, guitars, mandocello, Double bass and piano accordion.
“All in all, the disc offers a satisfying musical experience and it is hoped it will be the first of many more.”
— The Melburnian
- European Suite Konrad Wölki 9:49
- Allegro Moderato 5:31
- Largo 3:46
- Grazioso 4:18
- Folk Dance Robert Schulz 4:16
- Par ci - Par la (Peter Biber) 3:27
- Danza e Cantabile (Raffaele Calace) 5:30
- Capriccioso 2:10
- Elgiaco 3:15
- Lirico 2:36
- Valse Espagnole 3:02
- Marcha 4:10
- Serenata 3:43
- Passodoble 2:49
- Zufriedenheit Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:10
- An die Zither Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:49
- Salut d'Amour Sir Edward Elgar 3:45
- Banderas 3:05
- Katalanische Impressionen Fred Witt 8:09
Concerto in A major (Carol Cecere)
Four little waltzes (Fried Walter)
Cataluna (Werner Dunnebeil)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.
Fred Witt (1922-) was born in Dortmund, and studied singing, composition, guitar, zither, accordion, and conducting at Dortmund Conservatorium.