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Celtic Cello

Artist/s: Sally Maer (cello) with special guests Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bass-baritone) and David Hobson (tenor)
Category: Arrangements, Classical, Folk
Label: ABC Classics 481 2628
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“Celtic Cello consists of twenty classical music arrangements of traditional and popular Celtic songs as well as some film music themes. It is designed to showcase the versatility of cello soloist, Sally Maer.”

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Such a Sky

Artist/s: Imogen Manins (cello), Tony Gould (piano), with Slava Grigoryan, David Jones, Riley Lee, Gian Slater, Eugene Ughetti
Category: Arrangements, Improvisation
Label: Move MD 3364
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Imogen Manins and Tony Gould are Melbourne-based performers who have assembled this album from recordings made from a series of concerts they gave in 2012. Two of the tracks are credited to Gould as a composer, but the remainder of…

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The Gershwin Collection

Artist/s: Simon Tedeschi, with James Morrison, Sarah McKenzie, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey
Category: Arrangements, Classical, Film Music, Musical Theatre, Popular
Label: 2 CDs - ABC Classics 481 1872
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Gershwin Take Three? Two previously released CDs of the music of George Gershwin – the top-selling Gershwin and Me (2012) and Gershwin Take Two (2013) are here combined in a double album featuring pianist Simon Tedeschi, who not only seems…