The Mandolin in America by Walter Carter
The newest book by Walter Carter! The Mandolin in America is more than a history of the instrument. It's a broad-brush musical story that begins int he 1880s with a national craze for the mandolin and that follows the instrument as it works its way into a variety of American musical styles. We find the mandolin emerging in the 21st century as an established instrument with its own distinctive sound and repertoire.