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

November 26, 2015
 

In a program that celebrates the rich vocal traditions of Maori and American Indian singers, we’ll hear selections performed by Kiri Te Kanawa, Chanticleer, and Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir and Youth Choir. And Jerod delves into the dynamic Maori tradition of Kapa Haka performance, with a special musical visit with singer and song composer Tuirina Wehi.

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

Part 1

Name of piece/work: Tarakihi (The Locust)
Name of composer: Traditional; Arranged: Carl Doy
Name of performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa; Abbey Road Ensemble
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 0:07
Duration: 1:01
Album Title: “Traditional Kiri Te Kanawa: M?ori Songs”
Record Label: EMI Classics, 1999
Catalog No: 56828

Name of piece/work: Hine e Hine (Lullaby)
Name of composer: Princess Te Rangi Pai, Kiri Te Kanawa
Name of performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa & Waihirere M?ori Group
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 1:49
Duration: 00:26
Album Title: “Kiri – A Portrait”
Record Label: Decca, 2004
Catalog No: 0289 475 4592 7

Name of piece/work: Haere Mai Nga Iwi
Name of composer: Ngapo Wehi
Name of performer(s): Tower New Zealand Youth Choir, Karen Grylls
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 2:48
Duration: 1:42
Album Title: “Choir of the World,” 2001
Record Label: Trust Records (Morrison Music Trust)
Catalog No: MMT2029

Name of piece/work: Kua Rongo
Name of composer: Ngapo Wehi
Name of performer(s): New Zealand National Youth Choir
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 7:43
Duration: 1:40
Album Title: “M?ori” (compilation album)
Record Label: Ode Records, 2002
Catalog No: CD MANU 2007

Name of piece/work: Wairua Tapu
Name of composer: Ngapo Wehi
Name of performer(s): The Tower New Zealand Youth Choir
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 14:45
Duration: 2:47
Album Title: “Guade/ Rejoice”
Record Label: Trust Records, 2003 (Morrison Music Trust)
Catalog No: MMT2048

Name of piece/work: Waerenga-a-Hika
Name of composer: Tuirina Wehi
Name of performer(s): Tuirina Wehi
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 23:26
Duration: 4:47
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd for Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015.

Name of piece/work: Waerenga-a-Hika
Name of composer: Tuirina Wehi adapted by Robert Wiremu for choir
Name of performer(s): Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir & Karen Grylls (director); New Zealand
Youth Choir & David Squire (director)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 28:30
Duration: 5:41
Source of Recording: Recorded by Radio New Zealand Concert
Additional Notes: Parts used as bed (35:12-39:13) for examples

Name of piece/work: ?io
Name of composer: Tuirina Wehi
Name of performer(s): Tuirina Wehi
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 40:03
Duration: 3:17
Source of Recording: Recorded by Tim Dodd for Radio New Zealand Concert, 2015.

Name of piece/work: Halbina’/The Gift
Name of composer: Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate
Name of performer(s): San Francisco Symphony; San Francisco Symphony Chorus; Edwin Outwater (conductor)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 43:57
Duration: 15:01
Album Title: San Francisco Symphony and Chorus - Works by Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate
Record Label: Azica 2008
Catalog Number: ACD 71242

Part 2

Name of piece/work: Kiowa Hymn (II)
Name of composer: Traditional Song
Name of performer(s): Cornel Pewewardy and the Alliance West Singers
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 00:04
Duration: 1:01
Album Title: “Dancing Buffalo-Dances and Flute Songs from the Southern Plains”
Record Label: Music of the World, 1994
Catalog Number: CDT-130

Name of piece/work: Mi Cinksi hec’eka
Name of composer: Louis W. Ballard
Name of performer(s): Barbara McAlister (Cherokee dramatic soprano); Anastasia Markina (piano)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 1:23
Duration: 2:38
Additional Notes: Recorded at the Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival. Used by kind permission of the Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival.

Name of piece/work: Hine e Hine (Lullaby)
Name of composer: Princess Te Rangi Pai, Kiri Te Kanawa
Name of performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa & Waihirere M?ori Group
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 4:27
Duration: 00:41
Album Title: “Kiri – A Portrait”
Record Label: Decca, 2004
Catalog No: 0289 475 4592 7

Name of piece/work: Visions of a Child
Name of composer: Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate
Name of performer(s): Santa Fe Desert Chorale; Joshua Habermann (conductor)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 5:31
Duration: 11:09
Source of Recording: Private recording. Used by kind permission of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale.

Name of piece/work: Desiderata
Name of composer: Michael-Thomas Foumai
Name of performer(s): Daniel Poceta (cello solo); Elim Chan (conductor); ensemble of performers from the University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre and Dance
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 18:13 Duration: 19:35
Additional Notes: Live recording. Used by kind permission of Michael-Thomas Foumai.

Name of piece/work: Tete Kura (excerpts)
Name of composer: Ngapo and Pimia Wehi and Helen Fisher
Name of performer(s): New Zealand Youth Choir; Karen Grylls (conductor); Te Waka Huia (Maori ensemble)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 41:43 Duration: 12:18
Source of Recording: Live recording from Radio New Zealand Concert, 2000

Name of piece/work: I Te Timatanga
Name of composer: Ngapo Wehi
Name of performer(s): New Zealand Youth Choir; Karen Grylls (conductor)
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 50:50 Duration: 03:08
Source of Recording: Live recording from Radio New Zealand Concert, 2007

Name of piece/work: Po Karekare ana
Name of composer: Paraire Tomoana
Name of performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 55:01 Duration: 3:00
Album Title: “Traditional Kiri Te Kanawa: M?ori Songs”
Record Label: EMI Classics, 1999
Catalog No: 56828

Name of piece/work: New Zealand Bellbird (audio recording)
Name of performer(s): N/A
Timing of where it starts in the audio file: 55:01; 58:05 Duration: 00:10; 00:46
Source of Recording: Chris Benesh. Recorded Nov 12, 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license. Permission to use in TALOA granted by the recordist. Link: http://www.xenocanto.org/112821


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