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Classical

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Erik Griswold - Pale Yellow Frontier     Classical, Experimental, Soul 12/08/2015
Eclectic composer-pianist Erik Griswold fuses experimental, jazz and world music traditions to create works of striking originality; specializing in prepared piano, percussion and toy instruments.
Pain Avoidance Machine - you are invited inside the piano, exposed to the instruments raw materiality. Griswold offers an invitation to explore the prepared piano’s sound world in detail that reveals an entirely new dimension. Mechanistic motifs and rhythms are layered one atop another to create fragile musical collages.

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Other tracks by Erik Griswold:  The Persistence of Memory  -  Pleasure Principle
Greta Bradman - Casta Diva     Classical, Cover Version 10/08/2015
Australian soprano Greta Bradman is recitalist, concert and stage performer. Greta has been awarded critics choice awards including an APRA/AMCOS “Performance of the Year” award (2013) and numerous OzCart awards.
The opera is regarded as a leading example of the bel canto genre and a major soprano aria, Casta diva, in act 1, is one of the most famous of the nineteenth century.

Other tracks by Greta Bradman:  I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls  -  My Hero
Antony Gray - I. Novelette in C major [Modéré sans lenteur] from Deux novelettes     Classical 05/08/2015
He is one of ABC Classics' most prolific recording artists, having recorded fourteen discs of solo piano music for the label.
Graceful and elegant, joyously exuberant, witty and wise, innocent yet sophisticated, hauntingly eloquent, deeply passionate and irresistibly beautiful. The solo piano music of Francis Poulenc reveals a world of emotion, intellect and variety.


Other tracks by Antony Gray:  Final from Les Soirées de Nazelles  -  Rustique from Villageoises: Petites pièces enfantines
Opera Australia - Harry’s Vision: ‘Listen. When it happened I had a vision’     Classical 05/08/2015
It is the principal opera company in Australia. The Opera Australia is Based in Sydney
Bliss is the story of Harry Joy, the MD of an advertising company who returns to consciousness after a near-death experience – and sees his life in a new light. His wife is having an affair with his business partner; the company for which he works is selling cancer-inducing chemicals.

Other tracks by Opera Australia:  Interlude IV: Knocking at the Hellgate and ‘Abandon hope, you who enter here’  -  Tug of Love Trio: ‘I’ve brought the cash to get you out’
Sally Whitwell - Loopy Lady: I. Reels     Classical 05/08/2015
Sally Whitwell (born 1974) is an Australian classical music pianist, composer, arranger, conductor and teacher
The album combines works for solo piano with music for choir and for solo soprano, as well as a range of instrumental chamber music.

Other tracks by Sally Whitwell:  A Hundred Thousand Birds  -  Some World Far From Ours
Samuel Dobson - Coda     Hip Hop, Classical, Jazz 31/07/2015
Sydney's emergent Samuel Dobson – MC, instrumentalist, composer, producer – is a scene unto himself. He explores narratives in his lyrics; musically straddling the lines between hip-hop, jazz and classical.
Coda is the first 'scene' from Samuel Dobson's upcoming debut album 'Samuel'. Composed entirely by Samuel and recorded with live instruments.
Musically, Coda is a unique fusion of hip-hop, classical and jazz, while the visceral lyrics lay the foundations the narrative that follows.

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Other tracks by Samuel Dobson:  Who You Run With?
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - This is a Tale     Classical 27/07/2015
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is an orchestra based in Melbourne, Australia. It has 100 permanent musicians. Melbourne has the longest continuous history of orchestral music of any Australian city.
Marking 20 years since the family movie Babe first appeared on cinema screens, ABC Classics presents a brand new recording of the orchestral soundtrack, conducted by the score’s original composer Nigel Westlake.

Other tracks by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:  A Pig That Thinks It’s a Dog  -  If I Had Words
The Letter String Quartet feat. Laura Jean & Marita Dyson - 'My Song' feat Laura Jean & Marita Dyson     Classical, Folk, Pop, Easy Listening 27/05/2015
Presented in the ambient surrounds of The Oratory at Abbotsford Convent, The Letter String Quartet (TLSQ) bring new life to chamber music in their Sonic Series 2015.
This new version of 'My Song' features music & lyrics by Laura Jean with Arrangements by Biddy Connor. The track originally appears on Laura Jean's album 'A Fool Who'll' released on Chapter Records in 2011

Packwood - Obstinate     Folk, Classical 12/05/2015
Musician Packwood creates stories as intimate and as expansive as our place in the universe. Songs about our senses, love, our world are awakened with sweeping arrangements, cinematic and clear.
Obstinate is a meditation on death and rebirth: an introverted exploration of the self, mortality and our relationship with nature. Intimate, hushed vocals play against swelling orchestral and choral arrangements, hinting at the parallels of our own transience and that of our planet.

Other tracks by Packwood:  All That Is  -  The Dark Long After
Emily Grant - What Becomes     Classical, Rock, Atmospheric, Acoustic 05/05/2015
“A crossover of classical and pop music. Don’t try and pigeon hole it because you can’t. It’s original. It’s dark. It’s emotive. It’s exciting. It’s supremely engrossing.” Dave Anger, 100.3FM
This is the perfect marriage between Emily's complex classical piano, soaring emotive vocals and Grant's driving yet delicate guitar work.

The song is about Emily's love of ghost stories.

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Other tracks by Emily Grant:  Behind Closed Doors  -  Fold
Alan Gogoll - Grizzly Caterpillar     Classical, Acoustic, Atmospheric, Acoustic 02/04/2015
Alan Gogoll is a solo acoustic guitarist from Tasmania, having built his reputation as one of Australia's leading guitarists and artisan wedding musicians on beautiful and intimate performances and recordings.
Grizzly Caterpillar is an eclectic and energetic solo acoustic guitar piece, combining melody, bass and percussion on a single guitar.

Other tracks by Alan Gogoll:  Owl's Friend  -  Pepperleaf Pipes
Packwood - All Smoke Must Find Its Way Home     Folk, Acoustic, Classical, Alternative Country 02/04/2015
Musician Packwood creates stories as intimate and as expansive as our place in the universe. Songs about our senses, love, our world are awakened with sweeping arrangements, cinematic and clear.
All Smoke Must Find Its Way Home, the lead single from Autumnal - the first of Packwood’s four part seasonal epic, Vertumnus - contemplates the concept of changeability, and what it means to fall. Elements of folk and chamber music intertwine to create a rich, immersive reflection of autumn.

Other tracks by Packwood:  Before The Fall  -  ...and All Your Mistakes
Tamara Murphy - Lullaby     Classical, Live Performance 07/02/2015
Tamara Murphy is a versatile bassist and composer, performing with many international artists. Her ensemble, Murphy’s Law has released four albums and she appears on many recordings by other groups.
Lullaby is performed by Tamara Murphy live in the studios of Melbourne's 3MBS in 2013. The track was curated by Thomas Reiner.

Zoe Knighton - Reclaiming the Spirit     Classical, Live Performance 07/02/2015
Cellist Zoe Knighton is at the fore of a new generation of performer intent on forging an innovative path for the enjoyment of “classical” music.
Reclaiming the Spirit is performed by Zoe Knighton, composed by Sarah Hopkins and curated by Thomas Reiner. The track was recorded live in the studios of 3MBS in 2013 for the Sketching Impressions program.

ANAM Musicians - I Who Am Dead a Thousand Years     Classical, Live Performance 04/02/2015
This recording features musicians from the The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). The ANAM Musicans were recorded in 2013 in the studios of 3MBS for the Sketching Impressions program.
I Who Am Dead A Thousand Years is composed by Margaret Sutherland, curated by Pail Dean and performed live at 3MBS by musicians of The Australian National Academy of Music for the Sketching Impressions program.

ANAM Musicians - Mondrian Interiors     Classical, Live Performance 04/02/2015
This recording features musicians from the The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). The ANAM Musicans were recorded in 2013 in the studios of 3MBS for the Sketching Impressions program.
Mondrian Interiors is composed by Stuart Greenbaum, curated by Paul Dean and performed by members of The Australian National Academy of Music for 3MBSs Sketching Impressions program.

ANAM Musicians - Morning Star II     Classical, Live Performance 04/02/2015
This recording features musicians from The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). The ANAM Musicans were recorded in 2013 in the studios of 3MBS for the Sketching Impressions program.
Morning Star II was composed by Paul Stanhope, curated by Paul Dean and performed live in 2013 by members of The Australian National Academy of Music for 3MBS's Sketching Impressions program.

Other tracks by ANAM Musicians:  Snap
Ken Murray & Leila Engle - Silhouette     Classical, Live Performance 04/02/2015
Ken Murray has developed a career as a guitarist combining performance, composition, teaching and research. Leilia Engle is based in Melbourne and has performed as a flautist internationally.
Silhouette is composed and curated by Barry Conyngham and performed by Ken Murray and Leila Engle live in the studios of Melbourne's 3MBS for the Sketching Impressions program.

Ken Murray - The Dentist     Classical, Jazz, Live Performance 04/02/2015
Ken Murray has developed a career as a guitarist combining performance, composition, teaching and research.
The Dentist is composed and performed by Ken Murray and curated by Barry Conyngham. The tracks was recorded live for 3MBSs Sketching Impressions program.

Marc Hannaford - Improvisation     Classical, Live Performance 04/02/2015
Marc Hannaford is a pianist who combines many elements from American and Australian jazz traditions, western art music and south Indian classical music creates multi-faceted and energetic contemporary improvised music.
Improvisation is performed by Marc Hannaford and curated by Thomas Reiner. The performance was recorded live at Melbourne's 3MBS for the Sketching Impressions program.