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Tall Poppies is an independent non-profit Australian record label specialising in new and classical music by Australian composers and performers. The company is run by musician and recording producer Belinda Webster.
Founded in 1991, it was the first company in Australia to focus on the recording of solo and chamber music, with an emphasis on standard repertoire. Tall Poppies promotes Australian composers, musicians, graphic artists and poets.
The name refers to Australia's tall poppy syndrome, where the successful are often 'cut down' by those less talented. The company states that its aim is to attack this attitude head on.
Tall Poppies Records can be contacted via its website, tallpoppies.net
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