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Mad World - Cello Duet - Gary Jules arr. Cellobat

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By Gary Jules

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Cello, String Duet, Cello 1, Cello 2 - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Gary Jules. Arranged by Sarah Cellobat Chaffee. Score, Set of Parts. 7 pages. Published by Sarah Chaffee (H0.742339-507905).

Item Number: H0.742339-507905

Originally performed by Tears For Fears, the song "Mad World" was the band's first chart hit and helped to put them on the map. Although it has been covered by many other artists since its release in 1982, the most notable version was recorded by Gary Jules and Michael Andrews for the soundtrack of the film Donnie Darko in 2001. This arrangement for two cellos is based on the Gary Jules cover, and maintains that version's haunting atmosphere, slow dynamic build, and beautiful harmonic layers. Perfect for parties, corporate events, solo & ensemble contests, or just playing for fun with a cello buddy, this chart is sure to get everyone singing along (albeit very introspectively). Rated intermediate - the cello 2 part is very simple and more of an early intermediate level, while the cello 1 has 4 bars in thumb position (treble clef) at the beginning and a handful of simple double stops throughout.

Sarah "Cellobat" Chaffee earned her bachelor's degree in cello performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and is now based in Las Vegas. She currently performs with Aerosmith in their "Deuces Are Wild" residency at The Park MGM Theater on the Las Vegas Strip. Sarah is also the principal cellist in David Perrico's Pop Strings Orchestra, a 14-piece band that performs every Friday and Saturday at Caesars Palace, and she plays regularly for Premiere Wedding Music and Bella Electric Strings. Sarah has performed and recorded with many other artists including Halsey, Disturbed, Mötley Crüe, Celine Dion, Kygo, Ricky Martin, Sarah Brightman, Il Divo, and Lady Antebellum. She can be found at:

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