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Noel Quinlan was born in Sydney Australia, attending Chevalier College at Bowral NSW, followed by an apprenticeship in Electronic Engineering at Goulburn Technical College. A professional guitarist from the age of 15, he returned to Sydney and rose to the top of his craft as studio session musician.

Signed with Sven Liebaek of CBS Records as Artist/Songwriter, working with the Bee Gees, Rowan and Martin, Barry Humphries, Sean and Sonia, Peter Allen, Dionne Warwick and many local artistes.

Late 60's, left Australia to perform at the Hong Kong Hilton Den with the IN PEOPLE. Formed his own band, QUINLAN COLLECTION, which toured successfully in Japan and South East Asia. Noel then

formed Hong Kong's first jingle house, composing and producing thousands of music tracks for advertising, film and record. Created Asia's first multi-track recording studio, THE PRODUCTION HOUSE, which evolved into HOUSE RECORDS, Hong Kong�s leading indie record company.

Participated in the career development of popular Chinese recording artists Paula Tsui, Teresa Tang, Alex Tong, Roman Tam, Sandra Lang, Susanna Kwan, Frances Yip, Tony Orchez, Danny Summer and Teresa Carpio. Signed local groups JADE and WILLY & THE CITY BAND.

In the 80's spent two years furthering his film career in Los Angeles, completing three film scores with Ringo Lam and attending Grove School of Music, studying composition and orchestration with Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle and Dick Grove.

Returning to Hong Kong, Noel composed the scores for over 40 feature film and documentaries, together with orchestral works for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Cologne Radio Orchestra, and concert artists Tim Rice and Elaine Page.

February 1991 saw release of his album, "Middle Kingdom". Combining ancient Chinese melodies with modern technology and performed on computers and traditional instruments, it was uniquely positioned for a worldwide audience. This landmark CD was the first of the continuing series, with total sales approaching 1,000,000.

This was performed in concert in Beijing for 14th People's Congress of China October 1992, which inspired development of the large-scale stage show, "Tales from the Middle Kingdom", written and produced to critical acclaim and enthusiastic audience response.

1994 formed Big Sky Records, creating his own brand of World music.The unique style of the "Middle Kingdom" productions has greatly influenced modern Asian record production.

Now resides in Sydney, where he plays golf for relaxation and works on new productions planned to explore his Australian heritage.


Albums:

Middle Kingdom 5(16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

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Middle Kingdom 4(16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

Groundbreaking accessible Chinese music as East meets West. Chinese traditional melodies played by ancient and electronic instruments and orchestra. First in a series of 5 CD's much loved in Asia. The...

Middle Kingdom 3 (16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

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Middle Kingdom (16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

Groundbreaking accessible Chinese music as East meets West. Chinese traditional melodies played by ancient and electronic instruments and orchestra. First in a series of 5 CD's much loved in Asia. The...

Middle Kingdom 2 (16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

Groundbreaking accessible Chinese music as East meets West. Chinese traditional melodies played by ancient and electronic instruments and orchestra. First in a series of 5 CD's much loved in Asia. The...

10 Women Of China (16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

Groundbreaking accessible Chinese music as East meets West. Chinese traditional melodies played by ancient and electronic instruments and orchestra. The music opens paths into Chinese art and culture ...

Masters Of China (16/44.1, Upsample 24/96)

Groundbreaking accessible Chinese music as East meets West. Chinese traditional melodies played by ancient and electronic instruments and orchestra. First in a series of 5 CD's much loved in Asia. The...
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