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Title Orchestra music. Selections
Ruaumoko [electronic resource] / Gareth Farr.
Imprint Wellington, N.Z. : Morrison Music Trust, p2005.


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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Orchestral music by New Zealand composer, Gareth Farr.
Orakau (2nd work) is a musical setting of the poem, Dead leaves of Orakau, by Leon Coad (1912-1967). Words also printed as text in container insert.
Te Papa (4th work) is based on the anonymously-written mid-nineteenth century poem, Charm. Words in English and Māori also printed as text in container insert.
Beowulf (5th work) is inspired by the event described in the Old English epic poem where the hero, Beowulf, slays a fearsome underwater creature, mother of the monster Grendel.
Gareth Farr, producer.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Performer New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ; Conal Coad, bass (2nd work) ; Deborah Wai Kapohe (4th work) ; Richard Greager, tenor (4th work) ; Mere Boynton (4th work) ; Kenneth Young, conductor.
Note Recorded in the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, N.Z., 29-31 May 2003, the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Wellington, N.Z., 15 Nov. 2003, and in the Sounds Unlimited Studio, Wellington, 1 Aug. 2003 and 22 April 2004.
Description based on hard copy version record.
Subject Coad, Leon, 1912-1967 -- Musical settings.
Beowulf -- Musical settings.
Orchestral music.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Music.
Contents Ruaumoko (27:36) -- Orakau (13:28) -- Rangitoto (6:00) -- Te Papa (9:52) -- Beowulf (9:50).
Other Author Coad, Conal.
Kapohe, Deborah Wai.
Greager, Richard.
Boynton, Mere.
Young, Kenneth, 1955-
Coad, Leon, 1912-1967. Dead leaves of Orakau.
Farr, Gareth, 1968- Ruaumoko.
Farr, Gareth, 1968- Orakau.
Farr, Gareth, 1968- Rangitoto.
Farr, Gareth, 1968- Te Papa.
Farr, Gareth, 1968- Beowulf.
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
Other Title Source record: Farr, Gareth, 1968- Orchestra music. Selections. Ruaumoko. Wellington, N.Z. : Morrison Music Trust, p2005