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Stuart Duncan;Chris Thile;Edgar Meyer;Yo-Yo Ma


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As a famous classical cellist, Yoyo Ma’s representative work has been the classical music and related works. However, in 2011, Yoyo Ma made several bluegrass music collaborations, issuing a bluegrass music records. Reportedly, Yoyo Ma spent a year and bluegrass music guru Edgar Meijer ( Edgar Meyer ), Stewart Duncan ( Stuart Duncan ) and Chris McIntyre ( Chris Thile ) together to record these songs, this named” The Goat Rodeo Sessions” album contains 11 original works, in the local on October 24th formally issued.

The previous year, Meijer and Duncan and McIntyre together to exchange about this album some of the initial conception, then, three musicians and Yoyo Ma started to get together, will initially conceived slowly expanded and completed recording the album. ” We start from some of the stories, like every kind of culture,” Yoyo Ma said of the album that,” every culture it contains unique stories and some characters. Bluegrass music and classical music also has similarities, which is one of mutual trust and respect.

In which I was playing all music is the very source of.” Yoyo Ma this time in the American bluegrass music may make many people feel accident, but this is not the first time he collaborated with Meijer. In the” The Goat Rodeo Sessions”, Yoyo Ma worked with Meijer and violinist mark o conner ( Mark O’Connor ) cooperation has recorded two albums, two albums, was 1996 respectively” Appalachia Waltz” and” Appalachian Journey” in 2000.

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  • Bazirker

    These gentlemen have created some of the most wonderful music I've ever heard. Hats off.

    27 Jun 2012 Reply
  • kazakesnek

    I'm in love with the album, unbelievable and catchy.

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • woordenaar

    Unexpected but very nice!

    3 Nov 2011 Reply
  • jbeck1

    Sounds maybe a little like Bela Fleck... very nice.

    29 Oct 2011 Reply
  • j_walker91

    This is some of the most amazing work in stringed instruments that I have heard in a long time.

    28 Oct 2011 Reply