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Tuesday 22 February


PARTCH: Windsong
Harry Partch (instrs)
New World 80623

SCELSI: Four Pieces for Orchestra, on a single note
Vienna Radio SO/Peter Rundel
Mode 176

HAAPALA: Scelsina; Aria for Elk & Choir of Bass Violins; Partchiana
Tuomo Haapala (bass vln)
BB 37-5


A programme of works by Alex TAYLOR, former composition student at the University of Auckland

Four Landscapes - Cameron Stanley (vln), Alex Taylor (vln), Alex MacDonald (vla), Cameron Stuart (cello)

Fiend Lyric - Alex MacDonald (vla)

In Golden Gate Park That Day - Alex Taylor (vocalist/pno)

Quartertone Piece #1 - Alex Taylor (vln)

Four Abstracts - Tian-yi Lu (fl), Finn Schofield (cl), Henry Swanson (horn), Alex MacDonald (vla), Cameron Stuart (cello)

(recorded in the Auckland University Music Theatre by RNZ)


International Rostrum of Composers (3 of 5)
Every year radio producers from around the world converge on the offices of one of the .EBU's member broadcasters for a 'listen-in'. Their job - to select the best radio recordings of the most outstanding new concert music from entries from all of the 40 or more participating radio networks. Last year ABC Classic FM producer Duncan Yardley headed to Portugal as the ABC's representative for five days of intensive listening and discussion.

Hugi GUDMUNDSSON: Händelusive - Nordic Affect/Daniel Bjarnason (Icelandic National Broadcasting Service)

Luciano Andrés BORRILLO: Ecos de la Muerte (Requiem) - Orch of Indigenous Instruments and New Technologies/Alejandro Iglesias Rossi (Radio Universidad Nacional LM, Argentina)

ABBOTT: The Empty Quarter
Caerwen Martin (cello), Collision Theory
Move MCD 441

PAINTER: Mare Anguis (Serpent Sea); Lacus Doloris (Lake of Sorrows); Mare Procellarum (Ocean of Storms)
Lunar Saxophone Quartet
Signum Classics SIGCD 233


Olga NEUWIRTH: Remnants of Song. . . an Amphigory (Viola Concerto) - Antoine Tamestit (vla), Radio SO of Vienna/Péter Eötvös (Austrian Broadcasting)

(supplied to RNZ Concert by ABC Classic FM)

DEAN: Carlo, for strings, sampler & tape
Strings of the Swedish CO/HK Gruber
BIS CD 1576

11:00 New Music Dreams

Markku Ounaskari (drums), Samuli Mikkonen (pno), Per Jorgensen (tpt)
ECM 2116 (273 3217)