Chris Thile's Bach on Mandolin

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Andrew Rangell and The Art of Fugue

Andrew Rangell and The Art of Fugue

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Pianist Andrew Rangell talks with host Brian McCreath about grappling with one of Bach's last and greatest masterpieces, The Art of Fugue.

On the program:

Magnificat, BWV 243 - Tamara Matthews, soprano;  Deanne Meek, mezzo-soprano;  Mary Phillips, alto;  Don Frazure, tenor;  Stephen Powell, baritone;  Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, conductor

from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I, IV, IX, and XIV - Andrew Rangell, piano

Andrew Rangell on The Art of Fugue: Full Interview

Andrew Rangell on The Art of Fugue: Full Interview

The Bach Hour | WCRB

In a wide-ranging discussion, pianist Andrew Rangell talks with host Brian McCreath about grappling with one of Bach's last and greatest masterpieces, The Art of Fugue.


 

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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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