Back to the sources:the rebirth of a forgotten repertory

The ensemble Artemandoline


With their ensemble Artemandoline, formed in 2001, Juan Carlos Muñoz and Mari Fe Pavón chose to go back to the original documents in order to the establish the true pedigree of this incomparable family of instruments. They have made a major contribution to launching a movement to encourage musical freshness and rigour. A better understanding of the compositions, closer study of the early treatises, the playing styles, the musical environment of the glorious era of the mandolin, leads to better appreciation of Baroque music, which itself became over time a mode of thought and action.  [...]

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upcoming concerts

16sep12:00 am- 11:59 pmFestival de musique ancienne de l’Epine L’Epine , Marne

17sep10:23 am- 10:23 amFestival de musique ancienne de l’EpineL’Epine, Marne

23sep12:00 am- 11:59 pmDe Naples à Madrid Philharmonie du Luxembourg

11oct - 18oct 1112:00 amoct 18Concerts & Masterclasses. 11 au 18 octobre.Tournée au Chile

10mar - 11mar 1012:00 ammar 11Loopino. Concerts pédagogiques avec Nuria RialPhilharmonie du Luxembourg

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Sospiri d’amanti


The world of  cantatas for soprano, mandolin, violins and  basso continuo is a wonderfully refined and original one. The music has been brought straight from Library shelves. Artemandoline  has been updating centuries old forgotten manuscripts for a long time now. These musical treasures are full of surprises, having been found in libraries owned by local aristocracies, they recall the music  performed in their residences. [...]

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