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The Duo ReCuerda was founded at the beginning 2003, when the musicians met at the Musikhochschule (Conservatory) Cologne, in Wuppertal. In the same year they went on their first concert tour to Madeira, and since then they are regularly active on stage domestically and abroad. Both are much in demand as lecturers for their instruments; they teach and give concerts regularly at seminars and festivals. Their repertoire consist of Ancient and Classical Music on historical replicas (Biedermeier guitar, baroque mandolin) as well as the interpretation of Romantic and Contemporary Music. Several composers already wrote pieces dedicated to the Duo, including the “Suite for mandolin and guitar” (Op. 40) by Burkhard Wolters, further pieces by Maria Linnemann, Carlos Black Ruiz, Prof. Hartmut Klug, Arthur Schall, Michael Borner, Prof. Karl-Heinz Zarius, Fabio Galucci and some more. Their debut CD Elegia“ was published in May 2008 by Trekel Records. The CD “Montuno” is the second recording of the Duo, their latest recording by PrimTon Gioielli del barocco“ was awarded the VDM Award.