Rizal Idrus - Cello N Guitar. - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. FREDDIE MERCURY 1975. Came across this arrangement earlier this year. Even though it's not as difficult as Edgar Cruz's arrangement, there's still a lot challenges in this arrangement. Ah well..in for a penny in for a pound...cheers,
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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. FREDDIE MERCURY 1975. Came across this arrangement earlier this year. Even though it's not as difficult as Edgar Cruz's arrangement, there's still a lot challenges in this arrangement. Ah well..in for a penny in for a pound...cheers,
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CHEGA DE SAUDADE ( NO MORE BLUES ) A C JOBIM 1958. Great piece from the master of bossa nova. One of the first bossa nova song to have been recorded back in 1959, by Joao Gilberto.
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CAFE 1930. By ASTOR PIAZZOLLA ( 1985 ). My take of a classic from the maestro Piazzolla. A very fine ... read morearrangement for solo guitar by Ryuji Kunimatsu.
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Recuerdos de la Alhambra. Francisco Tarrega Arr. Keith Murray. A very nice but much simplified arrangement of a very difficult piece in the classical guitar repertoire. Even so it has some tricky passages to negotiate. A perfect piece for a wannabe self taught guitar player like me....lol...
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KASIH ( LOVE ) By RICHARD KYOTO. A nice love song from Indonesia.
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NEED YOUR LOVE SO BAD By MERTIS JOHN Jr. ( 1955 )... Having grown up in the 60s, this is still one of my favourite songs from that Golden Era of rock n roll....
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ALL OF ME By Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons ( 1931 ). Just giving the 5th ( High E ) string a good work out. This cheap 5 string Chinese cello is slowly but surely developing tonally....not ready to become firewood yet.... just kidding......LOL....
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FLOR D'LUNA ( MOONFLOWER ) By TOM COSTER 1977 A classic from Santana by Tom Coster
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BACHIANAS BRASILEIRAS N0 5. Originally composed for 8 celli and soprano...but I've got no 7 cellist friends and know no soprano sot it's just me, myself and I....LOL....
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I'VE GOT A CRUSH ON YOU By George and Ira Gershwin ( 1930 ) A short but sweet arrangement of a Gershwin classic
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ADAGIO Tomaso Albinoni ( 1671-1751 )....hmmmm......maybe I shouldn't have electrified my 5 string Chi... read morenese cello......live and learn......LOL.....
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AUTUMN LEAVES By JOSEPH KOSMA 1945. My daughter Ilana Dewi.....just encouraging the younger generation to appreciate the great songs we oldies grew up with....LOL....
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EPILOG CINTA ( LOVE's EPILOGUE ) By Suheimi Mior Hassan. A very popular song from Malaysia from the ... read more80s. Originally a slow ballad, I opted for this more uptempo and boppy version. Nothing is sacred I tell you....lol....playing my 5 string Chinese cello.... starting to get comfortable with it.....
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THE AUTUMN LEAVES. Joseph Kosma ( 1945 ) Bear with me folks...this is my first attempt at multi recording and splicing everything together....I hope to get more proficient with it......Thanks for your understanding.....
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WALTZ N0. 2. Dmitry Shostakovitch ( c 1956 ). A movement from " SUITE FOR VARIETY ORCHESTRA "....a fun piece to play........still in the process of mastering this 5 string cello....lol....
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FLEUR d'LUNA By Tom Coster ( 1977 ) Just trying out a Tele kit guitar I put together during our intermittent lockdowns here in Victoria, Australia. Turned out ok I think. Have to do a little bit more on the ageing process.....more judicious use of the blowtorch ????? LOL...
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MR. SANDMAN. By PAUL BALLARD ( 1954 ). Just messing around with my 5 string cello. Still getting used to it. We'll get there one day....lol....
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TAKE THE A TRAIN. B. Strayhorn ( 1941 ). A real gem of a melody and a very satisfying arrangement.
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NEED YOUR LOVE SO BAD By MERTIS JOHN JR 1955.....Sad to hear of the passing of Peter Green. I grew up in the 60s listening to bands like Fleetwood Mac ( the original ) They recorded this song which still enthrall me to this day. RIP brother......
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CRY ME A RIVER By ARTHUR HAMILTON ( 1953 )...One of the great maybe even THE Greatest TORCH SONG ever written.....
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DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE. DUKE ELLINGTON ( 1940 ) Just starting to get used to my new 5 string Chinese cello...not a bad instrument at all....a few minor adjustment might improve it's overall sound....for now I'm happy with it.
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MR SANDMAN By Paul Ballard 1954. I love the Dolly Parton, Emmy Lou Harris and Linda Ronstad version. Still have the black vinyl somewhere....lol...
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I'VE GOT A CRUSH ON YOU By George and Ira Gershwin ( 1928 ) ....a nice piece and lovely arrangement ... to serenade my wife on our 40th wedding anniversary....
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IT'S ONLY A PAPERMOON By Harold Arlen ( 1932 ) Nice little arrangement.
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THAT'S LIFE By Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon ( 1964 ) Nice laid back arrangement.
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SELAMAT TINGGAL ( FAREWELL ) By Pak Gesang. A lovely love song from Indonesia, a song of lost love and longing. The piece was originally written in the JAVANESE GAMELAN idiom, but it's been revamped to a more modern style but still retaining it's original GAMELAN feel.
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MOONGLOW. Love this laidback arrangement.
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WITCHCRAFT. By CY COLEMAN and CAROLINE LEIGH ( 1957 ) Great arrangement. Nice little guitar this Chinese Epiphone ES 339
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......a simple but appropriately beautiful arrangement....fairly close to what McCartney envisaged a... read morend close to the way the Beatles played it on the Let It Be film....
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BUENA SERA SIGNORINA. By Peter de Rose and Carl Sigman. Great arrangement of a song from the 50s.
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BENGAWAN SOLO. A famous Indonesian song about the SOLO River in Java. The style of music is called KRONCONG, which also means ukelele...hence my using an electric one for this recording....
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AFTER the 2nd Movement of Concierto de Aranjuez By Rodrigo. I assume this is how the piece would have sounded if played by Los Paraguayos....just trusting my memory of that ensemble from the 60s
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DANNY BOY. Just keeping things simple and getting reacquainted with my Indonesian Epiphone EL 00 Pro....
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MEDITATION By A C JOBIM ( 1960 )...lol,,,haven't stopped playing this Chinese ES339.....really nice guitar...another lucky buy....
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MISTY By ERROL GARNER 1954. ......lol...those magpies,butcherbirds and others just love singing along.....small price to pay living in rural area....
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BLUE BOSSA By KENNY DORHAM 1963. my first recording with my new but preloved Epiphone ES339. Not sure if it's a genuine Chinese Epiphone or a FAKE Chinese copy of Epiphone ES 339. Either way it's a really nice guitar to play. Music is after an arrangement by Devian Zikri from Indonesia.
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FLOR d LUNA ( MOON FLOWER ) By Tom Coster 1977. No Santana-like pyrotechnics, just enjoying the groove of latin rock... read more on a nylon electric....
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MEMPHIS SLAM By LONNIE MACK ( 1959 ) A great little rock number from Lonnie Mack. Am just trying out a kit Telecaster I put together for my brother, for a change I tried to make it look old and bashed and making it look like a guitar that's been in a few pub brawls...lol... Pardon the magpies in the background.....they get excited when they hear music coming from the studio......lol....
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DEEP PURPLE By PETER DE ROSE 1933......haven't stopped playing my cheap Chinese kit guitar. A jazz standard from the 30s as played by The Shadows in their 1965 album " SOUND OF THE SHADOWS ". Can't afford a red Strat like Hank's , so just have to make do with my CHIBSON....lol.....
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APACHE By JERRY LORDAN 1960. Just showing off my Chinese fake Les Paul. Painted it myself....not a bad sound at all...
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CONQUISTADOR By Gary Brooker and Keith Reid ( 1967 ) Just trying out my CHIBSON kit guitar that I put together last weekend.
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SABDA ALAM ( THE ORDER OF NATURE ) Cipt Ismail Marzuki. A beautiful old song from Indonesia's greate... read morest tunesmith, the late Mr. Ismail Marzuki . The lyrics might be politically incorrect to today's feminists, but it is still a beautiful song...…
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A WHITER SHADE OF PALE. By Brooker, Reid and Fisher. A great arrangement from David Buckingham.
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WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN By James Thornton ( 1898 ) An old American and NOT Irish song from the famous vaudeville era in America.
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WHAT ARE YOU DOING THE REST OF YOUR LIFE By Michel Legrand. An arrangement from Howard Morgen.
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ONLY YOU By BUCK RAM 1956
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HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE. LENNON/MCCARTNEY. A beautiful ballad from Paul McCartney....
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TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS By HARRY M WOODS 1932. A late night recording......
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A DAY IN THE LIFE. Lennon and McCartney.
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MANHA DE CARNAVAL LUIZ BONFA and ANTONIO MARIA 1959. Great arrangement from the late Brazilian guitarist/composer Baden Powell de Aquino
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MY FUNNY VALENTINE By RICHARD ROGERS and LORENZ HART. A nice relaxed arrangement.
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ALL OF ME by GERALD MARK and SEYMOUR SIMONS ( 1931 ). Somebody said this is a Django Reinhardt arrangenment....am not sure....
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MERCY MERCY MERCY By Joe Zawinul ( 1966 )..real cool arrangement....
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FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY By Willie Nelson ( 1961 ) An instrumental cover of a very old song by Willie Nelson.
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YOU'D BE NICE TO COME HOME TO. By COLE PORTER. A nice little arrangement from the late Chet Atkins.
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DOA DAN RESTUMU. ( WITH YOUR PRAYER AND BLESSING ) arranged by Michael Gan. A lovely old love song from Indonesia...from the 1950s.....I was just knee high to a grasshopper but I remember hearing it then......
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GEORGIA ON MY MIND. By Hoagy carmichael and Stuart Gorrell. A great finger picking arrangement by Francesco Piccolo. My two bobs worth to the scapheap...lol....
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CHORO CHORADO By PAULINHO NOGUEIRA
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ALL BY MYSELF By ERIC CARMEN 1975 Cello cover of a pop song from 1975. Thanks to Sergei Rachmaninov......
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FELICIDADE . By. A. C. JOBIM. Nice arrangement of a great piece from the master.
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THE AUTUMN LEAVES By Joseph Kosma. a great arrangement.
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NOBODY KNOWS YOU ( when you're down and out ) Jimmy Cox ( 1923 ). An instrumental cover of Eric Clapton's rendition of a Bessie Smith Classic.
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AT LAST By Harry Warren and Mack Gordon 1941. LOL....just couldn't resist playing this wonderful song on the guitar as well, pardon the indulgence.
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AT LAST.. By Mack Gordon and Harry Warren ( 1941 )'
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BLUE BOSSA By KENNY DORHAM. ( 1963 )....A classic from Kenny Dorham.
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DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE...DUKE ELLINGTON and BOB RUSSELL. A short but satisfying arrangement of one of the Duke's masterpieces.
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CHEGA de SAUDADE aka NO MORE BLUES...... A C JOBIM. Great piece from the Maestro and great arrangement... read morent. Just persisting with my Chinese made Eastman AR805CE....
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ANGIN MAMIRI. A sweet old song from Makasar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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MANHA de CARNAVAL.. By LUIZ BONFA ( 1958 )
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' NO MORE BLUES ' ( Chega de Saudade ) By A. C . Jobim 1958. The song that introduced Bossa Nova to the world.
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DANNYBOY aka LONDONDERRY AIR. A great arrangement by the late Australian jazz guitarist Bruce Clarke.
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THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT. By JEROME KERN and DOROTHY FIELDS 1936. .....a simple instrumental version of Michael Buble's rendition....
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RISE AND FALL OF FLINGEL BUNT'. A great piece from The Shadows
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JESSICA......Dickie Betts. This is the Shadows version. Thanks for tuning in.
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AUSSIE SWING MEDLEY A quick recording on my new Eastman Archtop jazz guitar. A new recording to mark Australia Day 2017.
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SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN By J Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie 1934...WELL, IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN.....
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L-O-V-E . By BERT KAEMPFERT and MILT GABLER. COVER OF MICHAEL BUBLE'S RENDITION OF THIS SONG.
Received lots of comments & props
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C'EST MAGNIFIQUE By COLE PORTER
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HEADING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. GARY PAIGE and MARK PUNCH. Great song from Australian writers Gary Paige and Mark Punch. Recorded in 1975 by another great Australian in Renee Geyer. Nice song.
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LIES 44 By JONATHAN BUTLER 1987. My first video since January this year...been busy putting our new house together...LOL...
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TAKE THE ' A ' TRAIN By BILLY STRAYHORN 1941. Just a simple and slightly laid back rendition.
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RINDU LUKISAN Cipt ISMAIL MARZUKI. A real gem from Indonesia's greatest tunesmith, the late Mr. Ismail Marzuki.
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OH! FATIMAH Cipt SALAMAH BASIRON. A boppy little love song from Malaysia. Something like Santana meets The 1910 Fruitgum Company......fun piece.....
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PAMITAN / FAREWELL. BY PAK GESANG. Here's an interesting arrangement of an Indonesian love song...the verses are in the old JAVANESE GAMELAN style, while the choruses are in standard modern idiom.
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MOLIENDO CAFE By HUGO BLANCO. Written in 1958, Moliendo Café became a world wide hit for the young Venezuelan song writer Hugo Blanco. Not sure if it's a one-hit wonder or not.
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GUBAHANKU. By DEDDY DAMHUDI. A short but sweet arrangement of another classic from Indonesia's master crooner, the late great Broery Mantika. The title of the song in English is simply " My Composition "........another love song.
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ALL OF ME By GERALD MARKS and SEYMOUR SIMONS 1931. A simple but nice arrangement of a nice old song.
Received lots of comments & props
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THE CHICKEN BY ALFRED JAMES ELLIS . A little experimentation in using Distortion, Reverb and Echo to a manageable tolerance.
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DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE By DUKE ELLINGTON and BOB RUSSELL. ......an inconsequential rendition of a great classic from THE DUKE........I just love his laid back melodies.....
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RECUERDOS De La ALHAMBRA. FRANCISCO TARREGA ( 1896 ) . A simple rendition of a very very difficult classical guitar piece.
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TAKE FIVE By PAUL DESMOND. ( 1959 ). GREAT JAZZ STANDARD. Real fun piece to learn and play.
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