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3 September 2015, 09:34 | Updated: 10 September 2015, 12:28
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is a household name worldwide – so when he releases a new album, you can be sure it’ll make headlines. His latest recording is no different – and we have exclusive videos of the great cellist introducing tracks from the album with pianist Kathryn Stott.
One of the *the* most famous pieces for cello, this Elgar Romantic miniature is nothing short of gorgeous. Over to Yo-Yo and Kathryn…
And here's their brand new recording of this gorgeous Romantic piece. Tissues at the ready, music fans:
We head to Russia with our second exclusive track – Tchaikovsky’s Valse sentimentale. We don't blame Yo-Yo for getting all, well, sentimental.
This is one of the… oh who are we kidding? This piece doesn’t need an introduction. Yo-Yo, take it away:
Yo-Yo Ma's new album with Kathryn Stott, 'Songs from the Arc of Life' is available from 18 September.