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Hinterlandt - Umgangswelt     Classical, Experimental, Soundscapes, Chill 01/04/2016
Hinterlandt is a Sydney-based instrumental music act. The 2016 album "Ensemble" features three long tracks of original post-chamber music across more than 60 minutes.
“Umgangswelt” is the first of three long tracks on the 2016 Hinterlandt album "Ensemble". Bronwyn Cumbo: violin, percussion / Natalya Bing: violin, percussion / Simeon Johnson: cello, percussion / Jochen Gutsch: trumpet, guitar, percussion. Composed by Jochen Gutsch

Other tracks by Hinterlandt:  Patches and Paths  -  Alltagswelt
Anton Wurzer - Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian     Classical, Classical, Classical, Instrumental 20/01/2016
This is classical evergreens composed by JS Bach, WA Mozart, Frederick Chopin performed solo on piano accordeon by Anton Wurzer.
Classical music played on a piano accordeon? Huh! This really sounds like a one man band. The accordeon can sound like an orchestra with fire and aggression and then subtlety and lyrical.

Other tracks by Anton Wurzer:  Valse in C# Minor by Frederick Chopin  -  Presto from Sonata No 1 for Violin Solo by JS Bach
David P Shortland - Mystrelle     Classical, Instrumental, Ambience, Acoustic 09/12/2015
David is an experienced pianist, composer and performer, who 'sees' the world from the perspective of a 'Vision Impaired (Blind)' musician, which adds that depth of feeling to his music.
Mystrelle blends a solo piano with acoustic guitar to present a mood of flowing water and mystic waterfalls ; but leaves the rest to your imagination.

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Other tracks by David P Shortland:  White Gold Rose  -  Sapphires In The Snow
Amy Dickson - Song of Home     Classical 10/10/2015
Twice Grammy-nominated Amy Dickson made history by becoming the first saxophonist and the first Australian to win the Classic BRIT Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
Song of Home, which in the words of the composer Peter Sculthorpe ‘sings of the love that Indigenous inhabitants have for their island home, the place where they and their ancestors were born’.

Other tracks by Amy Dickson:  The Siduri Dances  -  Full Moon Dances
Burkhard Dallwitz - Our Hawkesbury     Classical 10/10/2015
Burkhard Dallwitz is one of Australia’s foremost screen composers, with a number of internationally acclaimed works to his name.
Based on Kate Grenville’s multi-award-winning bestselling novel, the two part mini-series The Secret River tells the deeply personal story of Will and Sal Thornhill, early convict colonists in New South Wales. It stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Sarah Snook, Lachy Hulme and Tim Minchin.

Other tracks by Burkhard Dallwitz:  My Place  -  A Secret River
Genevieve Lacy & Flinders Quartet - Re-invention No. 1 for descant recorder (based on J.S. Bach’s Invention No. 8 in F major)     Classical 10/10/2015
Genevieve Lacey is a recorder virtuoso, serial collaborator and artistic director.
The disc opens with Kats-Chernin’s take on six of Bach’s most famous works, the Inventions – originally scored for keyboard. Lacey plays a number of different recorders, drawing out different colours in each Invention, from the playful, light-hearted Re-invention No.1 to the mellow second, and the virtuosic sixth

Other tracks by Genevieve Lacy & Flinders Quartet:  Bach Arr. Bowman Seht, was die Liebe tut, from Cantata BWV 85  -  Mozart Flute Quartet in C major, KV Anh. 171 / KV 285b (performed on recorder): I. Allegro
Natsuko Mineghishi - Sakura (Cherry Blossom)     Classical, Folk, Atmospheric, Acappella 08/10/2015
A versatile Japanese soprano based in Melbourne. She sings Opera, German Lieder, Japanese Art Songs and lyrical pop ballads. Natsuko is also known as a Karate champion.
A famous Japanese folk classic, using original melisma by the singer to deliver delivcate subtle atmosphene.

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra - Kats Chernin - Prelude     Classical 06/10/2015
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra marks 25 years of music-making with their new studio recording Brandenburg Celebrates.
Elena Kats-Chernin’s Prelude and Cube was commissioned by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra on the occasion of their 25th anniversary and presented here in its world-premiere recording.

NOMINEE 2017 AIR AWARDS - Best Independent Classical Album

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Paper Planes     Classical 06/10/2015
Paper Planes is a family film that tells the story of a young Australian boy’s journey to compete in the world paper plane championships in Japan.
Recorded with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and some of Australia’s finest soloists in June 2014, this soundtrack captures the beauty, drama and pathos of the film: Jack’s grief, Grandpa’s cheekiness and the sheer joy of Dylan’s new-found hobby, making paper planes.

Other tracks by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:  Ready To Launch  -  Learn To Live
Collins Lynch Watson - Don't Be Long     Classical, Soundtrack (Film Related), Soundscapes, Experimental 09/09/2015
Instrumental soundtrack ensemble from Melbourne, Australia featuring Piano, Violin and Guitar. Evokes a sound that blends has been described as blending the Necks & the Dirty Three via Brian Eno.
Don't Be Long is the lead single from Collins Lynch Watson's debut release. Delicate piano underscores a bittersweet violin that fondly reminisces with hindsight a vision of past romance long gone.

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Other tracks by Collins Lynch Watson:  The Horse That Bolted  -  Only The Dead Have Seen The End Of War
Holly Terrens - Once Upon a Time     Pop, Classical, Rock 07/09/2015
Holly Terrens creates epic pop songs. A trained classical flautist and self taught pianist, she's a singer/songwriter with a distinct style.
Once Upon A Time is a song about about sinister discoveries within a friendship. It is the blending of melodic piano melodies with soaring vocal lines and a percussive rhythm section. Horrifyingly beautiful.

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