Mandola


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Mandola

 

(mandora, pandura). (1) A stringed musical instrument played by plucking, similar to the lute but smaller.

(2) An alto variant of the mandolin.

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"The mandola was designed and built as a result of a commission for a solid electric instrument but, subsequently, the commissioner sadly passed away.
After Singham, Bodyguard, Ra.One, Housefull 2, Ferrari Ki Sawri, Bol Bachchan, Son of Sardr, Dabangg 2 and many more, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is the latest Bollywood entertainer to premiere on Star Gold.
The New York Mandolin Ensemble features Steven Antonelli (Guitar, Mandolin), Wayne Fugate (Mandolin, Mandola, Octave Mandolin), Roy Goldberg (Mandolin), Brad Maestas (Mandolin), Stephanie Mack (Bass), Chad Hammer (Mando-Cello, Cello), and Rich Robinson (Guitar).
The sound they create is described as "a mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars and mandolas."
The Mandola Rosa operates a "clean and green" policy of waste-water management and energy saving, so you don't have to feel the least bit guilty about wallowing in luxury here.
concertina, mandola, banjo and penny whistle ensures the whole is bigger than the sum of its parts.
Lloyd Loar, Gibson's first and only "acoustic engineer," was the Stradivarius of the mandolin, guitar, mandola and mando-cello.
big, affable Damian Mandola was in Sarasota recently to tape cooking shows with Judi Gallagher, do a cooking demonstration at the University Parkway Publix and help promote the successful chain of Italian-American restaurants that he and his nephew, Johnny Carrabba, founded in Houston in 1986.
They are joined by "new guy" Murdo "Yogi" Cameron on mandola and accordion, with the line-up completed by rising star Ellen MacDonald on vocals.
Comprising of Debs Hanna (vocals, whistle, piano accordion) and Stu Hanna (guitar, mandola, banjo), Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting and intelligent song writing, but for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour.
The band combines bagpipes, whistle and fiddle, with a backdrop of guitar, mandola and bodhran, a press release says.
Vishal Bhardwaj and Tigmanshu Dhulia have also been named in the "Have You Gone Mad" category for their uneventful commercial duds "Matru Ke Bijlee ka Mandola" and "Bullet Raja" respectively.