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Classical Chill: Cello

Experience ultimate relaxation with Classical Chill.

Unwind to the rich, mellow tones of the cello with this dreamy collection of laid-back classics. From Bach to Brahms, from Elgar to Einaudi, from traditional Scottish tunes to contemporary favourites by Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Bryan Adams and Sting , this double album offers over two hours of peaceful, calming music, hand-picked by the team at ABC Classic to put you at your ease and let the stress fall away.




2. TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme: Variation No. 3


4. TOURNIER Autumn Promenade

5. BACH Cello Suite No. 1: Menuets

6. DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto: II. Adagio ma non troppo

7. STING Fields of Gold

8. SPEARS / ARTANI Everytime


10. BRAHMS Es steht ein Lind

11. TRADITIONAL Unst Bridal March

12. HANDEL Lascia, ch’io pianga

13. PARADIS Sicilienne

14. MOZART Soave sia il vento

15. PÄRT Spiegel im Spiegel


1. EINAUDI I giorni

2. BACH Sinfonia (Arioso)

3. BACH Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude

4. KELLY / STEINBERG True Colors

5. SONDHEIM Goodbye for Now

6. ELGAR Cello Concerto: III. Adagio

7. MOZART Voi, che sapete

8. SAINT-SAËNS Cello Sonata No. 1: II. Andante tranquillo sostenuto

9. FIORENZA Cello Concerto in F major: II. Largo

10. TRADITIONAL The Parting Glass

11. BACH Cello Suite No. 3: Sarabande

12. HAYDN Cello Concerto No. 1: II. Adagio

13. BON JOVI Bed of Roses


15. McLACHLAN Angel

Music can change lives. For almost 20 years, the Hush Foundation has been working with renowned Australian artists to create music of joy and calm – originally to support children in hospital, and now enjoyed everywhere from concert halls to living rooms. In this latest offering from the Hush series, pianist Tony Gould and guitarist Peter Petrucci present music that can bring optimism even in the toughest times.The Hush Foundation, under the inspirational leadership of physician Professor Catherine Crock AM, transforms the healthcare experience for patients, families and staff through music and the performing arts. It has produced 17 albums, bringing some of Australia’s finest performers and composers together in collaborative partnerships that engage with the lived experience of people in the health system and other stressful environments. Hush albums are played not only in hospitals, but also in aged care, palliative care and childcare facilities to reduce stress and anxiety. Community and international orchestras also play music composed for Hush. In 2014, Hush’s contribution to Australian music was acknowledged with the APRA/AMCOS Award for Excellence.Gathering of Kindness recognises the power of the small acts of kindness and respect that build trust and create a sense of safety and security in difficult and challenging situations. ‘When we ask patients, their families and those working in healthcare “What matters to you?”’ says Professor Crock, ‘the single word at the top of the list is kindness.’Tony Gould and Peter Petrucci wrote the music on this album with the Hush ‘family’ firmly in mind. ‘We hope they serve at least one of music’s purposes in life, and that is to help calm our fellow humans in times when things aren’t going so well. Music can do this superbly. It can also give us joy, can foster kindness and a sense that, ultimately, everything will be all right.’ This latest album has been named after the healthcare events Hush has hosted since 2016. The Gathering of Kindness bring people working in health and aged care together to talk about ways kindness can flourish in their organisations and services. These events are being hosted throughout November at metro, regional and rural healthcare organisations across Victoria, and include live performances of Hush plays and music, healthcare book launches and panels, narrative and a range of self-care workshops, as well as updates on new research being undertaken. Hush is also hosting a ticketed event at KPMG in Melbourne on Thursday 14 November.›Pianist / composer / critic / author / academic / educator Tony Gould has been involved in music in Australia for over half a century. A prolific performer, composer and recording artist across several musical genres of art music, Tony has composed and performed alongside other renowned musicians Australia-wide and internationally. His numerous accolades include membership of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of his contribution to music.Peter Petrucci is one of Australia’s leading jazz guitarists, recognised for his virtuosity and lyricism in improvisations and artful compositions. He has released eight albums – the latest, They Know That We Know, in August 2019. Peter has performed locally and internationally supporting distinguished musicians and has appeared at numerous international jazz festivals, in the US, Canada, Germany, Italy, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival and the Wangaratta, Stonnington and Queensland Jazz Festivals. TRACKLISTING 1 All Things Good2 Anthem3 Calm4 Autumn Lullaby5 Quiet6 Spring Town7 It’s Up to You8 A Little Folk Song9 Essence10 Truth and Beauty11 The Softness of Air12 The Smile Peter Petrucci guitar – Tony Gould piano Tks 1-3, 5, 8, 10-12 composed by Tony Gould.Tks 4, 6, 7 and 9 composed by Peter Petrucci.