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Bach Beats Bates

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Release Date: July 7th, 2021

Filmed on the de Young terrace overlooking the Osher Sculpture Garden and the James Turrell Skyspace, Mercury Soul animates the stunning architecture of the museum with a vibrant soundtrack of minimalist techno and classical sonorities. This combination of Bach with electronica by Mason Bates includes a trio of cellists and solo bassist Scott Pingel from the San Francisco Symphony.

Mason Bates – composer/arranger, DJ
Scott Pingel – bass soloist
Saul Richmond-Rakerd – cello
Evan Kahn – cello
Adelle Akiko-Kearns – cello

Produced by Mercury Soul and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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