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The Man Who Sold The World - Cello Quintet - David Bowie arr. Cellobat

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By David Bowie (Nirvana)

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Cello, Cello 1, Cello 2, Cello 3, Cello 4, Cello 5 - Intermediate - Digital Download
By David Bowie (Nirvana). Arranged by Sarah Cellobat Chaffee. Score, Set of Parts. 19 pages. Published by Sarah Chaffee (H0.435029-SC000014704).

Item Number: H0.435029-SC000014704

The classic David Bowie song "The Man Who Sold The World" (made popular again in the 90's by Nirvana on MTV Unplugged) gets new life in this arrangement for cello quintet! With the increasing popularity of ensembles such as Apocalyptica and 2cellos, the multi-cello ensemble has become more and more in demand for students and professionals alike. Some things just sound better with all cellos, and this song is one of them. I originally distilled this version down to 4 cellos, and that version is up here on SMP as well, but as far as I'm concerned, the more cellos the better! So I thought I'd add this one as well in case you find another cello friend. Easily sightreadable for professionals and playable for intermediate-level students, this Cellobat arrangement isn't difficult but is full of lush, beautiful harmonic layers and a hypnotic recurring groove.

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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