It was a thrill to play for the plucked string orchestra Ensemble à Plectre Municipal d’Esch/Alzette (Luxembourg) on their 100 Birthday 🙂 This composition is based on a poem by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), it appeared on our album Baumstrasse 14. This live-version was recorded and filmed by AMCIS-VIDEO ASBL Production in Luxembourg City. The whole concert can be seen on their website https://www.amcis.lu/
We wish a lot of joy with ‘Michelle’ by John Lennon (1940-1980) & Paul McCartney (*1942). This live-version was recorded and filmed by AMCIS-VIDEO ASBL Production in Luxembourg City. The whole concert can be found on their website https://www.amcis.lu/‘Michelle’ appeared also on our album Baumstrasse 14. Enjoy!
SHENANDOAH & CANYON
We wish you a lot of joy & pleasure with ‘Shenandoah & Canyon’. We recorded this piece on Family Life (2CD). Thanks to Lisa Wiesenekker (film) and Kerani Music (sound).
DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
We hope you enjoy this video, our instrumental rendition of an all time favorite. We recorded this piece on Family Life (2CD). Thanks to Lisa Wiesenekker (film) and Kerani Music (sound).
VAN AMSTERDAM NAAR WUPPERTAL
Our trip from Amsterdam to Wuppertal. Thanks Lisa Wiesenekker for filming and Kerani Music for recording. This composition is available on Wouldn’t Listen 2000-2020. Enjoy!
SARABANDE Y GIQUE
We wish you a lot of joy with ‘Sarabande & Gique’ by Arcangelo Corelli (1653 – 1713). In this version we play our transcription of the Sonata VIII, Opus V, for violin & basso continuo. The whole Sonata VIII can be heard onFamily Life (2CD). Thanks to Lisa Wiesenekker (film) and Kerani Music (recording).
Our version of Canarios by Gaspar Sanz (1640 – 1710). Thanks Lisa Wiesenekker for filming and Kerani Music for recording. This composition is available on Family Life. Enjoy!
JOLIE MA BELLE
A sunny day in Wuppertal with Jolie ma Belle. This song is taken from our double-album Family Life. Thanks to Lisa Wiesenekker & Christopher Esch for filming and Kerani Music for recording!
Marijke & Michiel play live at the Gitaar Salon in Enkhuizen (NL) Nuages by Django Reinhardt. Enjoy!
El Choclo – we hope you will enjoy our version of this beautiful tango by Angel Villoldo. We recorded this version on our album Family Life.
A duo for 2 mandolins from our CD Saevis Tranquillus in Undis – enjoy the mando’s! Thanks to Lennart Miketta (film & edit) and Kerani Music (recording).
Di Saposjkelach. Our adaptation of a traditional klezmer piece, from our latest album Saevis Tranquillus in Undis. The video is filmed in our home music studio in Wuppertal.
We composed the music for Waves (aka “I Will Not Drown My Blues Away”), but the lyrics are written by our friend and mandolin player Brian Oberlin from Portland (Oregon). You can hear Waves on our new album Saevis Tranquillus in Undis.
Los Sólleros (Marijke, Michiel, Maxim & Christopher) play a delightful composition by their friend and mentor Dieter Kreidler.
TRAILER BAUMSTRASSE 14
Promo video for our album Baumstrasse 14. The video was filmed at our house and at The New Acoustic Gallery in Wuppertal.
BATTAGLIA A DUE
Battaglia a Due is a composition from Michiel, based on the story of David and the Goliath from the Old Testament (1 Samuel 17). It appeared on our CD Baumstrasse 14. Enjoy this restless fight!
Flatbush Waltz is a song by Andy Statman, that we love to perform on stage. Andy is a klezmer clarinetist and bluegrass/newgrass mandolin player from New York. We recorded this composition on our album May we have this Dance?
Live recording of the Canzonetta, from the opera Don Giovanni by Mozart, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Marijke plays the mandolin part.
LULLABY FOR LONESOME HEARTBREAKERS
Our own composition Lullaby for Lonesome Heartbreakers at the New Acoustic Gallery in Solingen (now in Wuppertal) played together with our friends Tim Connell and Oliver Waitze. This composition appeared on Saevis Tranquillus in Undis.
Naquele Tempo, a piece from the Brazilian choro composer Pixinguinha. Michiel plays the duo together with Tim Connell.