“Founded in 1886, the EAP is one of the few large plucked ensembles in Europe. There are 50 amateur musicians divided into four panels (1st mandolins, 2nd mandolins, guitars and mandoles) plus mandocellos, the bass and flute.
The band plays mostly original compositions (Vivaldi, Calace, Wolke, Kuwahara, Mandonico ...) but the repertoire also includes transcriptions of major classical works (opera overtures, concertos ...). In June 2009, the orchestra played transcriptions of Bach and Handel in the “Passe ton Bach d’abord !” …”
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