Chris Thile's Bach on Mandolin

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Cantata No. 132 & Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch

Cantata No. 132 & Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Orchestral Suite No. 2 & Suzuki's Cantata No. 62

Orchestral Suite No. 2 & Suzuki's Cantata No. 62

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Harnoncourt's Cantata 61 & the Goldbergs on Harp

Harnoncourt's Cantata 61 & the Goldbergs on Harp

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Simone Dinnerstein's French Suite No. 5 & the Cantata No. 36

Simone Dinnerstein's French Suite No. 5 & the Cantata No. 36

The Bach Hour | WCRB

The Cantata No. 139, and Violinist Renaud Capuçon

The Cantata No. 139, and Violinist Renaud Capuçon

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Countertenor Andreas Scholl Sings the Cantata No. 82

Countertenor Andreas Scholl Sings the Cantata No. 82

The Bach Hour | WCRB


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Chris Thile talks with host Brian McCreath about playing Bach's music on the mandolin and his recording of solo violin sonatas and partitas.

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On the program:

Two-Part Inventions Nos. 8 in F, BWV 779, 11 in G minor, BWV 782, & 10 in G, BWV 781 - Till Fellner, piano

Cantata BWV 49 Ich geh' und suche mit Verlangen (translation) - Caroline Weynants, soprano; Lieven Termont, bass; Il Gardelino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: VIII. Double - Chris Thile, mandolin

Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 - Chris Thile, mandolin

(photo of Chris Thile courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
 

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