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Behind the Scenes with Chris Thile

This post is a part of a series of playlists curated by artists, UMS Staff, and community. Check out more music here.
Photo: Chris Thile. Photo by Brantley Gutierrez.

Chris Thile, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist. You might know his a member of groups like the Punch Brothers or Nickel Creek. In 2013, we asked Thile to share a playlist.

Full list:
The Beach Boys: Surf’s Up (from the Smile Sessions)
Glenn Gould: Allemande and Corrente (from the Partita in Bb by J.S. Bach)
Gillian Welch: Dark Turn of Mind (from the Harrow and the Harvest)
Tzvi Erez: Passepied (from Suite Bergamasque by Claude Debussy)
Sufjan Stevens: I Want to Be Well (from The Age of Adz)
Edgar Meyer with Bela Fleck and Mike Marshall: Uncommon Ritual (from Uncommon Ritual)
Radiohead: Videotape (from In Rainbows)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Fritz Reiner: Giuoco Delle Coppie: Allegretto Scherzando (from the Concerto for Orchestra by Bartok)
He Loves You Not: Dream (from It Was All a Dream)
Väsen: Björkbergspolskan (from Keyed Up)

Selected tracks on Spotify:

Chris Thile performs with Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer on April 22, 2017.

Last updated 5/2/2016.

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