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Notes for the Future

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1 Lamentations, "Black/Folk Song Suite": III. Calvary Ostinato (by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson)  
2 Honor Song (with Jeremy Dutcher)  
3 Doorway (with Tunde Olaniran)  
4 Blewu (with Angelique Kidjo)  
5 Ha'oud (I Will Return) (with Mashrou' Leila feat. Narcy)  
6 El Cant dels Ocells (Song of the Birds) (with Andrea Motis)  
7 La Sandunga (with Lila Downs)  
8 Thank You (with ABAO)  
9 Te Whakaroha Nui (with Marlon Williams)  
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma releases his new album, Notes for the Future available now on Sony Classical.   Notes for the Future brings together extraordinary artists from five continents: across nine tracks, Ma joins Angélique Kidjo, Mashrou' Leila, Tunde Olaniran, Jeremy Dutcher, Andrea Motis, ABAO, Lila Downs, and Marlon Williams to explore our fears and hopes, reminding us that the future is ours to shape, together. The album captures the full range of human emotion, from the lament of the album's lead offering, a collaborative version of "Blewu" with Angélique Kidjo (named "Africa's premier diva" by TIME), to the energetic prayer for home in "Ha'oud (I Will Return)" from Ma and Beirut-based rock band Mashrou' Leila (dubbed "the Arab world's most influential independent band" by Financial Times). 

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