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Goat Rodeo Sessions (2 CD/DVD Deluxe Edition) - Yo-Yo Ma

Item# 886919771626


Goat Rodeo Sessions (2 CD/DVD Deluxe Edition) - Yo-Yo Ma
Composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach
Chris Thile
Stuart Duncan
Edgar Meyer
Welsh Traditional
Release Date: October 22, 2012
Artists:
Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Chris Thile (Mandolin/Guitar/Fiddle/Vocals)
Stuart Duncan (Fiddle/Mandolin/Banjo/Fretless Banjo)
Aoife O'Donovan (Voice)
Edgar Meyer (Piano)
Label: Sony

The Goat Rodeo Sessions is a 2011 collaborative album by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolin player Chris Thile, who come together to create a different kind of string quartet. This deluxe edition features an expanded version of the CD plus a DVD packed with live performances and rare glimpses inside the recording studio.  The Goat Rodeo Sessions debuted at #23 on the Billboard Top 200 chart (Yo-Yo Ma's highest debut), #1 on Billboard s Classical Crossover and Classical Overall charts.

The slang phrase "goat rodeo," refers to a chaotic event where many things must go right for the situation to work, a reference to the challenge of blending classical and bluegrass music. Yo-Yo Ma described a goat rodeo, saying, “If there were forks in the road and each time there was a fork, the right decision was made, then you get to a goat rodeo.”

Track Listings:
1.    Attaboy
2.    Quarter Chicken Dark
3.    Helping Hand
4.    Where's My Bow?
5.    Here and Heaven
6.    Franz and the Eagle
7.    Less is Moi
8.    Hill Justice
9.    No One But You
10.    13:8
11.    Goat Rodeo
12.    Parallax
13.    Mostly Six Eight
14.    Gamba Sonata No. 1 (Bach)
15.    Fiddle Medley (Traditional)
16.    All Through the Night (Welsh Traditional)
 

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