I’ve played Bach on the piano and recorder and have listened to his music countless times over the years. Thile explains his connection to the composer: The sweeping, majestic quality of a violin, whether solo or in an ensemble, is broad and panoramic. Share your thoughts with other customers. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. So for the piece to really shine, it’s up to the performer to understand and feel the nuances built into the piece in order to respond to the music and his or her instrument.

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Luke’s London, UK solo. Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. Share your thoughts with other customers. You get the experience of Bach and all its trappings through the unique lens of Chris Thile’s performance. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to pratitas updates through seller support?

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Gould was playing that music like my heroes play fiddle tunes. Quiet passages — especially in the Adagio movement of the G minor Sonata and the Andante of the A minor Sonata — are really quiet when a mandolin is involved.


Nonesuch Releases Chris Thile‚Äôs “Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1” on August 6

In these pieces, Thile is also able to effortlessly manipulate the dynamics in the partits to great effect without being so dramatic as to break the listener’s immersion in the music. Have one to sell? I’m a huge fan of J. I was entirely too excited to listen to this release. It humanized the whole thing for me and the heavens opened up and Bach came down.

The 70 Best Albums of That’s a good thing. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In pieces like the “Sarabande” from Partita No. All that said, there are a few things that I think get somewhat lost in the translation to mandolin. Please fill out the correct information. Audio CD, August 6, “Please retry”.

Chris Thile: Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1

I’m willing to bet that none ever attained the ability of Chris Thile to transform the instrument and the music so well, showing the heart of Bach on an old Loar. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It was the second recording of Glenn Gould playing the Goldberg Variations. Today we have something special for you This challenge is multi-layered; even beyond the technical skill required to play these pieces on the mandolin is the basic problem that arises by choosing to perform these pieces on an instrument different from the intended one.


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And for those who love Bach, you will hear the heart of that long-dead composer. Nonesuch US Release Date: Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. A good portion of what got critics and the general public enthralled about that record, as well as the znd preceding it, was the fact that the aggregate age of the people involved added up to the expected age of a traditional bluegrass musician.

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