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Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Melody

Decca Classics

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'Melody' In the Garden
Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason on the The Andrew Marr Show - 28 Oct 2018
BBC YM Forty Years Young
Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays 4th Mvt - Elgar Cello Concerto at BBC Young Musician 2018
Sheku Kanneh-Mason visits Prior Weston Primary School
Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Isata Kanneh-Mason - Edinburgh International Festival

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For the first time ever, award-winning cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason releases an original composition entitled, "Melody." Written for solo cello, the digital single is out on Decca Classics.

Having just celebrated his 21st birthday, Sheku is happy to mark the occasion with his own work, simple and beautiful with its folksong-like lilt. Those lucky enough to have seen him in concert may have heard him perform it as a surprise encore, but he had no intention of officially releasing it until now.

Speaking from his family home in Nottingham, where he is currently in situ with his six siblings, parents and fellow Royal Academy of Music flatmate, Sheku says: "I wrote this tune a while back, inspired by folk music I love listening to. I never intended to release it but felt now would be a good time to share it. I hope it might encourage people to try something new and express their creativity during this difficult time."

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