Taloa: An Exploration of Music by American Indian & Maori Composers: Origins

November 25, 2015
 

In a dynamic musical exchange, our guide Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate travels to New Zealand to meet up with contemporary Maori composers. They listen to music together and explore sources of American Indian and Maori musical traditions — ancient sources which today are opening new paths in contemporary composition.

TALOA: AN EXPLORATION OF MUSIC BY AMERICAN INDIAN AND MAORI COMPOSERS
Program 3 (of 4) “Origins”
Host Name: Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate

Part #:1

Name of piece/work: Pt. Chevalier Beach
Name of composer: N/A
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 00:10 Duration: 1:25
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd of Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015
Additional Notes: Sound of running water and footsteps

Name of piece/work: Tangimokemoke A Raureka
Name of composer: Hirini Melbourne and Richard Nunns
Name of performer(s): Hirini Melbourne and Richard Nunns
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 1:39 Duration: 3:02
Album Title: “Te Ku Te Whe”
Record Label: Rattle, 1994
CD Number: RAT-D004

Name of piece/work: Ipu: Movement 1- Waka, Kowhai and Tui
Name of composer: Gillian Whitehead
Name of performer(s): Tungia Baker, voice and text; Richard Nunns, taonga puoro; Judy Bailey, piano; Georg Pedersen, cello
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 8:55 Duration: 10:55
Album Title: “Ipu”
Record Label: Rattle 1998
CD Number: RAT-D007
Additional Notes: As bedding in (6:27-6:45),(6:53-7:05),(7:05-7:28),(7:38 7:54)

Name of piece/work: Ipu: Movement 2-Waka’s Love for Kowhai; Movement 3- The Storm; Movement 4- Aftermath
Name of composer: Gillian Whitehead
Name of performer(s): Tungia Baker, voice and text; Richard Nunns, taonga puoro; Judy Bailey, piano; Georg Pedersen, cello
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 23:03 Duration: 31:02
Album Title: “Ipu”
Record Label: Rattle 1998
CD Number: RAT-D007
Additional Notes: Bedding (21:27-22:05). Remainder plays in full at (23:03)

Name of piece/work: Pt. Chevalier Beach
Name of composer: N/A
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 57:13 Duration: 00:43
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd of Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015
Additional Notes: Sound of running water and footsteps

 

Part #:2

Name of piece/work: Pt. Chevalier Beach Name of composer: N/A
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 00:08 Duration: 00:22
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd of Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015
Additional Notes: Sound of running water and footsteps

Name of piece/work: Whakatau Mai
Name of composer: Charles Te Ahukaram? Royal
Name of performer(s): Charles Te Ahukaram? Royal, vocals
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 00:30 Duration: 00:20
Source of Recording: Radio New Zealand Concert Recording, 2015.

Name of piece/work: Baxter Songs
Name of composer: Charles Te Ahukaram? Royal
Name of performer(s): Howard McGuire, baritone; Charles Te Ahukaram? Royal, piano
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 03:34 Duration: 09:26
Source of Recording: Radio New Zealand Concert Recording, June 2015

Name of piece/work: Clouds of an Evening Sun
Name of composer: David “Bad Eagle” Yeagley
Name of performer(s): Polish National Radio Symphony; David Oberg, conductor; James Pellerite, flute
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 17:13 Duration: 8:49
Album Title: “New Music for the Northern Plains Flute”
Record Label: Opus One 2004
CD Number: Catalogue No. 189

Name of piece/work: Fire Moon String Quartet
Name of composer: Louis W. Ballard
Name of performer(s): Voices of Change (string quartet)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 28:19 Duration: 19:21
Additional Notes: Concert recording from Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival. Used by kind permission of Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival.

Name of piece/work: Tracing Mississippi, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, 4. Halshi’ Hiloha (Sun Thunder)
Name of composer: Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate
Name of performer(s): San Francisco Symphony; Christine Bailey Davis, flute; Edwin Outwater, conductor
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 51:43 Duration: 06:21
Album Title: San Francisco Symphony and Chorus - Works by Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate
Record Label: Azica 2008 CD Number: ACD 71242

Name of piece/work: Pt. Chevalier Beach
Name of composer: N/A
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 59:30 Duration: 00:45
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd of Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015
Additional Notes: Sound of running water and footsteps

Name of piece/work: Hine e Hine (Lullaby)
Name of composer: Princess Te Rangi Pai
Name of performer(s): Dame Kiri Te Kanawa & Waihirere M?ori Group
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 1:00:15 Duration: 00:13
Album Title: “Kiri - A Portrait”
Record Label: Decca 2004 CD Number: 0289 475 4592 7


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