Composer portrait : Gillian Whitehead.
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Duration: 79 min.
Contents note: Moon tides and shoreline -- Fantasia on three notes -- Requiem -- Taurangi -- Missa brevis.
This product forms part of the following series: Waiteata collection of New Zealand music (Vol. III).
Liner notes include brief programme notes and biography of composer.
Performers: New Zealand String Quartet (Moon tides and shoreline) ; David Guerin (piano: Fantasia) ; Scilla Askew (mezzo-soprano: Requiem) ; Douglas Mews (organ: Requiem) ; Bridget Douglas (flute: Taurangi) ; Rachel Thomson (piano: Taurangi) ; Sings Harry Vocal Ensemble (Missa brevis).
Capture session: Moon tides and shoreline recorded live at the Ilott Concert Chamber, Wellington, 16 August 1994 ; Fantasia on three notes recorded for Radio New Zealand at Broadcasting House, Wellington, 21 March 1983 ; Requiem recorded in St Mary of the Angels Church, Wellington, 23 February 2000 ; Taurangi recorded in the Adam Concert Room, Victoria University of Wellington, 27 March 2000 ; Missa brevis recorded in the Long Room, Victoria University Recreation Centre, 23 June 2000.
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