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Adam Brand

Adam Brand - My Side of the Street

Adam Brand is one of Australia’s most successful recording artists, with a sales history of over half a million albums and DVDs.

His brand new studio album 'My Side of the Street' will be released August 8th. The album was produced by Adam Brand & Craig Porteils.

Over the course of his career, Adam Brand has earned three Platinum and five Gold albums and his most recent album There Will Be Love scored a #4 debut on the ARIA Mainstream album charts.

He has been nominated four times for the ARIA Best Country Album award and is the winner of 12 Golden Guitar Awards at the Country Music Awards of Australia, including multiple wins in the Song of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year categories.

Track Listing:

1.My Side Of The Street

2.Doin’ It

3.What Your Love Looks Like

4.One Can Be A Lot

5.Under the Sun

6.Stupid What I Do To Me

7.Put Em On Me

8.Girls These Days

9.Hearts I Leave Behind

10.Right On The Money

11.Quit This Time

12.Best Your Mama

13.Most People I Know

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In 2018, the Melbourne Ska Orchestra are releasing a new song every single Friday for the entire year!Season 1 (Songs 1-13) is Ska Classics done MSO style.Season 2 (Songs 14-26) covers legendary Movies & TV Themes into Ska renditions.Melbourne Ska Orchestra have already proven the success via their own version of ‘Get Smart’ which has now exceeded 2.7 million hits on Youtube.The guys had a lot of fun making this album with all sorts of requests from band members and fans alike.The outcome was a worthy cross-section of tunes spanning over 70 years including Austin Powers, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, James Bond, Pink Panther and stack more gold!
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“20 Dollars In My Pocket” takes the listener down a different path than previous releases, infusing broad-based pop sensibilities into the already genre-bending sound The Lovelocks fans have come to love. Friends first, The Lovelocks (Ali Raney and Zoe Sparrow) are woven together with a desire to create music that gives voice to both the bitter and sweet in life. With a deep passion for their craft and music, the duo share a strong desire to be leaders in the movement of bringing female voices back to the top of the Canadian country radio airwaves
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Hit Country is one of Australia’s leading country compilation series. Released annually it features all the biggest names and rising stars with their hit singles. Hit Country includes artists from Australia and around the world – Lee Kernaghan, Kacey Musgraves, Kip Moore, Kane Brown, Luke Coombs, The MCClymonts and many more.Track Listing:CD 1:The Wolfe Brothers - Ain't Seen It YetDavisson Brothers Band - PO’ BoyzKip Moore - Last ShotThe McClymonts- Like We Use ToKacey Musgraves - ButterfliesOld Dominion - Written In The SandKane Brown - Found YouThe Shires - GuiltyWalker Hayes - You Broke Up With MeFanny Lumsden - Elastic WaistbandLindsay Ell - CriminalGord Bamford - Neon SmokeGranger Smith - Happens Like ThatCaitlyn Shadbolt - Me Without You (feat. Reece Mastin)O’Shea - I Will Not Give UpJayne Denham - CalamityTailgate Drive - Bury Me In Blue JeansAleyce Simmonds - Only On My TermsPaddy McHugh - Happy ManCD 2:Lee Kernaghan - Drive OnDrew McAlister - Australian HeartbeatLuke Combs - When It Rains It PoursBrothers Osborne - Shoot Me StraightChristie Lamb - LoadedDean Brody - Beautiful Freakshow (feat. Shevy Price)       Dustin Lynch - I'd Be Jealous TooMissy Lancaster - HeatwaveMelanie Dyer - DreamcatchersDylan Scott - HookedJody Direen - SpitfireDarius Rucker - If I Told YouJasmine Rae - Fly AwayScotty McCreery - Five More MinutesBobby Wills - Out Of Your MindBrad Butcher - Crawl Beg & CryImogen Clark - Your Anything At AllCatherine Britt & The Cold Cold Hearts - Red DirtTori Forsyth - In The MorningLachlan Bryan And The Wildes - Careless Hearts
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Music That Makes You MoveDance is a universal human activity; something that everyone can do. From toddlers to nonagenarians, everyone in the world can feel a beat and move in some form to music that moves them. The Classic 100 Dance is a celebration of that wordless expression, of flinging your body through space.When ABC Classic FM asked listeners to nominate the music that makes them move, their responses were as varied as their nominations: this music is the soundtrack to doing the ironing, ‘air conducting’ – even shearing sheep! The only constant was that sense of release and freedom that only comes from dance and movement.This 8CD set presents the results of this Classic 100 Countdown – Australian’s favourite classical music event. Featuring highlights from all 100 works in this 15th Classic 100 Countdown, it includes beloved ballet numbers by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Stravinsky, swirling waltzes by Chopin and Strauss, concert favourites by Beethoven, Berlioz, Debussy, Vaughan Williams, Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, Elena Kats-Chernin and Nigel Westlake, and an irresistible array of marches, mazurkas, polonaises, pavanes, fandangos and more! Classic 100 DanceNumber of composers: 62Number of Australian composers: 5Most popular composer (by number of tracks): Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (5 works each)Most popular country (by composer): France (20 works)Most-popular era: 20th Century (38 works)Earliest work: Praetorius’s Terpsichore (1612)Most recent work: Elena Kats-Chernin’s Dance of the Paper Umbrellas (2013) Classic 100 Dance – The Complete List 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake2 TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker3 PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet4 BERNSTEIN West Side Story5 BIZET Carmen6 KHACHATURIAN Spartacus7 RAVEL Boléro8 J. STRAUSS II On the Beautiful Blue Danube9 COPLAND Appalachian Spring10 SAINT-SAËNS Danse macabre11 BORODIN Prince Igor12 TCHAIKOVSKY The Sleeping Beauty13 BRAHMS Hungarian Dances14 SCULTHORPE Left Bank Waltz15 COPLAND Rodeo16 PIAZZOLLA Libertango17 DELIBES Coppélia18 GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue19 WESTLAKE Antarctica20 STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring21 KATS-CHERNIN Wild Swans22 DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances23 LEHÁR The Merry Widow24 GRIEG Peer Gynt25 STRAVINSKY The Firebird26 SHOSTAKOVICH Jazz Suites27 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade28 OFFENBACH Orpheus in the Underworld29 GERSHWIN An American in Paris30 ADAM Giselle31 MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream32 J. STRAUSS II Emperor Waltz33 TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin34 BACH Brandenburg Concertos35 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 736 KHACHATURIAN Gayane37 RESPIGHI Ancient Airs and Dances38 SHOSTAKOVICH The Gadfly39 ORFF Carmina Burana40 J. STRAUSS I Radetzky March41 ELGAR Pomp and Circumstance Marches42 SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals43 TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio italien44 CHOPIN Les Sylphides45 SATIE 3 Gymnopédies46 R. STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier47 JOPLIN The Entertainer48 WALDTEUFEL The Skaters' Waltz49 CHOPIN Waltzes50 BERNSTEIN Candide51 KHACHATURIAN Masquerade52 PIAZZOLLA Oblivion53 GLUCK Orpheus and Euridice54 BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 14 ‘Moonlight’55 VERDI Aida56 STRAVINSKY Petrushka57 PRAETORIUS Dances from Terpsichore58 FAURÉ Pavane 59 JOPLIN Maple Leaf Rag60 BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique61 J. STRAUSS II Tales from Vienna Woods62 RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini63 CHOPIN Polonaises64 WILLIAMS Star Wars65 RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez66 WEBER Invitation to the Dance67 SIBELIUS Valse triste68 DAVIS Pride and Prejudice69 OFFENBACH Gaîté parisienne70 KATS-CHERNIN Rags71 RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances72 SULLIVAN The Gondoliers73 SIBELIUS Karelia Suite74 WAGNER The Valkyrie75 BARTÓK Romanian Folk Dances76 HANDEL Water Music77 HOLST The Planets78 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 979 DEBUSSY Prelude to 'The Afternoon of a Faun'80 ROSSINI William Tell81 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis82 VIVALDI The Four Seasons83 SAINT-SAËNS Samson and Delilah84 HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks85 GRAINGER Country Gardens86 FALLA El Amor brujo (Love, the Magician)87 SULLIVAN arr. MACKERRAS Pineapple Poll88 KATS CHERNIN Dance of the Paper Umbrellas89 RAVEL La Valse90 BACH Suites for Solo Cello91 BEETHOVEN Piano concerto No. 5 'Emperor'92 BOCCHERINI Guitar Quintet No. 4 'Fandango'93 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'94 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio espagnol95 MYERS Cavatina96 J. STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus97 VERDI La traviata98 EDWARDS Arafura Dances99 CHOPIN Mazurkas100 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS English Folk Song Suite
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Benaud Trio with Greta Bradman sopranoA gorgeous musical snapshot of what it means to be Australian in the 21st-century.The Benaud Trio return with The Aussie Album, a beautiful and arresting collection of works that captures modern-day Australia through music.Using Percy Grainger’s ‘Colonial Song’ as its starting point, The Aussie Album touches on questions about what it means to be here and now: our ‘it’s complicated’ relationship with Europe, finding community in our modern lives, the development of a uniquely Australian artistic sensibility and, of course, cricket.Featuring works by Percy Grainger, Paul Stanhope, Nicole Murphy, Carl Vine, Iain Grandage and Matthew Hindson – including six world premiere recordings and four works commissioned by the Benaud Trio – The Aussie Album explores the fundamental question: “What does it mean to be Australian?”They are joined in this stunning recording by star soprano Greta Bradman, whose recent stage performances and recordings have cemented her status as a singer of immense warmth and artistry.The Benaud Trio is one of Australia’s finest chamber ensembles. Formed in Melbourne in 2005, pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have established themselves as formidable performers of both the standard repertoire and music with a pop/jazz influence, and great champions of works by Australian composers.Soprano Greta Bradman is one of this country’s most celebrated operatic and concert artists. Her two albums, My Hero and Home have both been tremendous critical and commercial successes, and recent appearances with Opera Australia and Victorian Opera have been widely praised. TRACKLISTINGPERCY GRAINGER 1882–19611 Colonial Song PAUL STANHOPE born 1969Three Lorca Songs2 I. Song for the Moon3 II. Madrigals4 III. Song of the Seven Maidens (Theory of the Rainbow) NICOLE MURPHY born 19835 Spinning Top CARL VINE born 19546 Piano Trio ‘The Village’ IAIN GRANDAGE born 19707 Richie – In Memoriam MATTHEW HINDSON born 19688 Rush9 1915  Greta Bradman soprano [2]-[4]Greta Bradman appears courtesy of Decca/Universal Music Australia Pty Limited BENAUD TRIOAmir Farid pianoLachlan Bramble violinEwen Bramble cello
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The world’s most popular children's entertainment group The Wiggles are delighted to unveil their brand new musical feature, THE EMMA & LACHY SHOW! In the entertainment world there's been Sonny & Cher, Fred & Ginger, Beyoncè & Jay-Z and now for the first time ever, pre-schoolers have their own dynamic duo - Emma and Lachy!  Following on from the phenomenal popularity of The Wiggles Nursery Rhymes 2 (which reached #3 on the ARIA album chart – the band’s highest chart position to date), THE EMMA & LACHY SHOW is an exciting adventure for the yellow and purple skivvy-wearing Wiggles.  Join Emma and Lachy as they dress up, sing and dance with their friends, and enjoy a variety of fun activities including;  an Irish Jig with Lachy as he meets Phil the Fluter and attends a traditional Irish dancing ball; a dance ballet with Emma and the fairies as they learn some new moves to teach their dollies; a gallop along with Ponso the Pony as he trots around to the beautiful sounds of Lachy’s grand piano, and listen to the sound of Emma’s music box that is filled with exciting trinkets that spark dances from far and wide!Track Listing:Welcome To The Emma & Lachy ShowEmma & Lachy ThemeDance With Emma BallerinaThe GiraffeThe ABC SongPrince PurpleGalloping BalletMadame, Will You Walk?Emma's Music BoxLet's Dance With The FairiesStretch and BreathePhil The Fluter’s BallI’m Looking For A HouseAre You Ready To Go Explore?Five Fingered FamilyEmma’s Music Box Part 2Apusski DuskyExploring TimeSigning ColoursDance With The Dolls and FairiesWhen You’re Tired and Feel SleepyDream SongCook ItThank You For The FoodJohn PatrickDial E For EmmaTime For SleepLachy’s GoodbyeEmma’s Reverence
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Tami Neilson won’t be staying New Zealand’s secret for much longer. For the past decade, the Canadian-born, New Zealand-based singer/songwriter has been the queen of her adopted homeland’s country and roots music scenes. In Australia, Tami toured to rave reviews in 2017 and has plans for a return trip in 2018.With her new album, SASSAFRASS! Neilson takes a giant step that should only bring her more widespread acclaim. On this 11-track effort, she places a heavier emphasis on soul music while not abandoning her country and rockabilly roots. Track Listing:Stay Outta My BusinessBananasDiamond RingA Woman's PainDevil In a DressOne Thought of YouMiss JonesSmoking GunKitty CatManitoba Sunrise at Motel 6Good Man 
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This album brings together two impressive Australian musical talents: composer Stuart Greenbaum and guitarist Ken Murray.Greenbaum is an award-winning composer whose ever-expanding body of work is heard around Australia and internationally. He has written operas, symphonies and concertos, but here he focuses on the intimate sound world of the solo guitar, with a series of evocative musical landscapes that take us from the bustle of suburban train stations to the loneliness of the endlessly open sea, from historical battlefields to the ‘Thin Blue Line’ of the album’s title track: Earth’s ozone layer as seen from space. Says Greenbaum: ‘My music aims to evoke an atmosphere apart from the routine of modern life. I believe in the need to allow space in a world increasingly filled with commercialism, light and noise pollution and 24/7 thinking.’Ken Murray is Head of Guitar at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne, with a career stretching back more than 20 years, combining performance, teaching, research and composition. He has worked extensively with Greenbaum and is a keen exponent of contemporary music, with over 100 premiere performances to his credit; he is also a champion of Spanish, Brazilian and South American guitar music. He has featured on CD recordings for Mode Records in the USA, the Austrian label Kairos, and in Australia on Move Records, and his CDs and concerts have been broadcast on ABC Classic FM. This is his first solo album for ABC Classics.  TRACKLISTING STUART GREENBAUM b.1966Sonata for Guitar1. I. resolute 2. II. mysterious 3. III. elated4 SynthesisFive Tales of Human Endeavour5. I. yellow canary 6. II. eleven months at sea 7. III. light, sweet crude 8. IV. into the forest 9. V. the thin blue line10. Rushall Express11. Polar Wandering12. Fairfield Days Ken Murray guitar
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Alexandre Oguey cor anglaisNeal Peres Da Costa piano The natural music of the mountain reedPipes in the liberal air,Mix’d with the sweet bells of the sauntering herd;My soul would drink those echoes.From ‘Manfred’, by George Gordon (Lord) Byron (1788–1824)On Pastoral Fables, Alexandre Oguey and Neal Peres da Costa take famous sonatas by Brahms, Beethoven and Schumann and rearrange them for cor anglais and period piano.The cor anglais (woodwind instrument of the oboe family) is the instrument used by many composers in some of the most arresting moments of the symphonic repertoire, from Berlioz and Wagner to Shostakovich and Ravel, but its solo repertoire is unfortunately very restricted.To bring this beautiful, expressive instrument and its dark, flexible tone into the light, Alexandre (Principal Cor Anglais in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra) and Neal (Professor of Historical Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music) undertook extensive research into historical performance techniques. The end result is a gorgeous, beautifully performed disc of several well-known works of the classical music canon in fresh and thought-provoking interpretations. TRACKLISTINGLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN1-3 Sonata in F major for cor anglais and piano, Op. 17Originally for natural horn and piano ROBERT SCHUMANN4 Alpenkuhreigen (Ranz des vaches) from Manfred, Op. 115 5 Träumerei (Reverie) from Kinderszenen, Op. 15Originally for solo piano 6-8 Sonata in A minor for cor anglais and piano, Op. 105Originally for violin and piano 9 Abendlied (Evening Song), Op. 85 No. 12Originally for piano four-hands JOHANNES BRAHMS10-12 Sonata in E-flat major for cor anglais and piano, Op. 120 No. 2Originally for clarinet or viola and piano 13 Wiegenlied (Cradle Song), Op. 49 No. 414 Die Mainacht (May Night), Op. 43 No. 2Originally for voice and piano All arrangements by Alexandre Oguey  Alexandre Ogueycor anglais Neal Peres Da CostaHistoric Viennese-action grand pianoafter J.B. Streicher and Sons (1868)by Paul McNulty
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Melbourne-based pianist and composer Nat Bartsch spent a decade writing, recording, performing and touring with her jazz ensemble Nat Bartsch Trio. She has now shifted her focus to the creation of chamber music and solo piano music combining post-classical and contemporary jazz influences. When she became a parent herself in 2017 she was inspired to consider the potential of composing a new set of works specifically for babies and their parents – particularly those who find repeats of Twinkle Twinkle on the baby monitor infuriating!The result is Forever, and No Time At All, a gorgeous album of quiet, hypnotic, simple piano pieces – often written with one hand while her baby Will was in the other. With echoes of Michael Nyman and Philip Glass, but also of Erik Satie and Elena Kats-Chernin, these enchanting lullabies have a unique beauty and freshness. Quiet but full of personality; intricately composed but beautifully simple; background music that will make you sit up and listen: Forever, and No Time At All is a fascinating and soothing experience that will intrigue children of all ages. TRACKLISTING 1 Breathing In and Out2 Guy Smiley3 Forever, and No Time At All4 Rockabye5 Lights and Shadows6 Grizzlepot7 Here I Am, Just For You8 And Until Tomorrow9 Day Past Due10 Leap One11 Lullaby for Hugo12 The Little Possum13 Call and Response All tracks written by Nat Bartsch except track 8, written by Nat Bartsch and Luke Howard Nat Bartsch piano & celeste
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“...guitar playing of uncommon originality and authority. Musicality, expressivity and daring...” - The New York TimesABC Classics are thrilled to announce the reissue of three albums by acclaimed Australian guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan.Distance was the fourth duo release from the Grigoryans, and reveals their love of jazz and improvisation. The album title hints at a theme of geographical distance, borne out by the varied and far-flung homelands of the musicians involved here: US jazz icon Ralph Towner, Austrian guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel, Australia’s own Nigel Westlake, Brazilian guitarist Paulo Bellinati and England’s William Lovelady.But this album also hits a little closer to home: the brothers’ parents Edward and Irina Grigoryan appear on this recording, as do compositions by some of Australia’s finest contemporary composers in Jeremy Alsop and Shaun Rigney.Showcasing a variety of genres as well as their extraordinary technical prowess, Distance ranges from playful to pensive as it envelopes and beguiles the listener. Named by UK magazine Mojo as the second best Jazz release of 2010, Distance evokes a response that is anything but distant.The Grigoryan Brothers, individually and as a duo, are counted amongst the finest musicians of their generation. Between them, they have clocked up an incredible 21 ARIA Award nominations and their recording and performing careers – and popularity – continue to flourish. TRACKLISTING 1. PAULO BELLINATI Jongo2. LEONARD GRIGORYAN Distance3. RALPH TOWNER with Edward Grigoryan – violinIrina Grigoryan – violaSlava Iourgaev – celloBen Robertson – double bass4. WILLIAM LOVELADY Nartuby River5. WOLFGANG MUTHSPIEL Everything Happens to That Dogwith Daniel Farrugia – drums6. NIGEL WESTLAKE Shards of Jaisalmer with Doug de Vries – guitar7. EDWARD GRIGORYAN Tian Shan8. JEREMY ALSOP Mandalay to Melbourne9. SHAUN RIGNEY Prayer Flags in Bright Wind Slava GrigoryanLeonard Grigoryanguitars
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“...guitar playing of uncommon originality and authority. Musicality, expressivity and daring...” The New York TimesABC Classics are thrilled to announce the reissue of three albums by acclaimed Australian guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan.This Time was their sixth release as a duo and defies any attempt at classifying it into a genre, straddling the worlds of jazz and contemporary classical with great energy and verve. Featuring music composed by Leonard Grigoryan, Philip Houghton, Luke Howard, William Lovelady, Shaun Rigney and Nigel Westlake, it is at times dark and moody, at times beautifully melodious, at times heartbreakingly honest.The centrepiece of the album is Westlake’s Mosstrooper Peak, a six-movement work inspired by the six sites along the Great Barrier Reef where the Westlake family have erected memorials to Eli Westlake, who was tragically taken from them in 2008.Recorded in Oslo’s RainbowStudio by ex-ECM engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug, This Time is a unique and extraordinary album that reinforces the Grigoryan Brothers as two of Australia’s most exciting and innovative performers.The Grigoryan Brothers, individually and as a duo, are counted amongst the finest musicians of their generation. Between them, they have clocked up an incredible 21 ARIA Award nominations and their recording and performing careers – and popularity – continue to flourish. TRACKLISTING1. LEONARD GRIGORYAN This Time2. RALPH TOWNER Duende3. SHAUN RIGNEY Two Swings in the Heart Shaped Garden4. LUKE HOWARD Longplay with Luke Howard – pianoÓlafur Björn Ólafsson – percussionNIGEL WESTLAKE Mosstrooper Peak5. I. Burning Point6. II. Mosstrooper Peak7. III. Nara Inlet8. IV. Tangalooma9. V. Butterfly Bay 10. VI. Smokey Cape11. RALPH TOWNER Sarabande12. WILLIAM LOVELADY Incantation No. 213. LEONARD GRIGORYAN After Dark14. PHILLIP HOUGHTON Wave Radiance Slava Grigoryan Leonard Grigoryan guitars