Video: The History of the Mandolin vol.1 "The Precursors and Origines of Mandolins"

There had already been early versions of the mandolin before the birth of Christ.
After it was brought to Italy with arrival of Christianity,it was fostered and has been handed down.The basic style of the mandolin was formed in about in 1620, and it was developed into today's shape in about 1850 in Italy.
In the time of Princess Margherita who loved mandolins, mandolin melodies flourished and were very popular with the Italian public.
This video explains about the origine of mandolins, the little known story of the first mandolin, how to make mandolins, playing variations, and so on.
There is also a lot of music and pictures in this enjoyable video.


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