The Mandolin: A History (Paperback)

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The Mandolin: A History (Paperback)

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The mandolin is a fascinating and diverse musical instrument that spans across centuries and continents. With photographs and in-depth details, this book traces the history of the mandolin and its family that can be found around the world. There are detailed stories that tell who, where, why, and how each beautiful piece was made. Included are chapters such as “The American Mandolin,” ”Gibson,” “The Middle Ages & Renaissance,” and “Spain, Portugal & Beyond.”
Graham McDonald has been building mandolins, bouzoukis and other stringed instruments for more than 30 years. He is the author of The Bouzouki Book, on building Irish bouzoukis and citterns and The Mandolin Project, a manual for building four styles of mandolin. He lives in Canberra, Australia.
Product Details ISBN: 9780980476279
ISBN-10: 0980476275
Publisher: Graham McDonald Stringed Instruments
Publication Date: January 12th, 2016
Pages: 420
Language: English