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Could 2014 be the Year of the Mandolin

Chris Thile has reached #2 in US classical sales on Nonesuch.

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Avi Avital is about to have a huge launch on DG.

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Classical music needs new voices. In 2014, the big noise could well be the mandolin.

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  1. Check out Hamilton de Holanda, from Brazil. A genius.

  2. David Boxwell says:

    Or will it all just be a hipster fad, like pickling ramps or craft-infusing vodka?

  3. Check out Fabio Machado, phenomenal!

  4. And electric mandolins too!

  5. At least it’s better than 2013 which was arguably the year of the accordion.

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