The mandolin has a long history in the world of classical music. Vivaldi, Beethoven and Mozart wrote works for the instrument and it can still be heard in concert halls around the world. Internationally renowned concert mandolinist Caterina Lichtenberg makes the music of this expressive instrument accessible to players at all levels. From the study of "Greensleeves" to a Bach Menuett, "Frere Jacques" to Beethoven's Sonatina in C, there is a wealth of material to challenge any mandolinist. Caterina introduces concepts and exercises covering: pick speed and accuracy, vibrato, tremolo, arpeggios, left hand fingering, harmonics, more. Beginning/intermediate. Includes note/tab as PDF file on the disc. 100 min.