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PETER MAXWELL DAVIES: One star, at last
BBC Singers/Stephen Cleobury
Private recording - sung as tribute to the composer who passed away on 14 March 2016

WOMAD Taranaki 2015

Thirteen programmes of live performances from artists recorded at the festival held in New Plymouth last March

(11) Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic

Festival veteran and drummer extraordinaire, Myele Manzanza joins forces with funk and soul queen Bella Kalolo and Rachel Fraser in a seven-piece outfit that traverses jazz, Hip-Hop, R'n'B, electronica, broken-beat, soul and world music (recorded at Brooklands Park, New Plymouth by RNZ)

8:00 Contemporary Award Winners

NORGARD: Symphony No 1 Op 13, Sinfonia austera - Vienna Phil/Sakari Oramo (Da Capo 6.220574)

DUTILLEUX: Cello Concerto, Tout un monde lointain... - Anssi Karttunen (cello), French Radio Phil/Esa-Pekka Salonen (DG 479 1180)

9:00 Relevant Tones

Music Inspired by Rumi

Artistic depiction of Rumi, 1980

Artistic depiction of Rumi, 1980 Photo: Public Domain

Persian mystic poet and polymath Rumi has inspired countless artists, and composers are no exception. Music from Eric Whitacre, Augusta Read Thomas, Christopher Theofanidis, and more. (WFMT)

Karol Szymanowski: Symphony No 3, I
Vienna Phil/Boulez
DG 001640902

Augusta Read Thomas: Rumi Settings, III & IV
Stephan and Julian Hersh
Nimbus 6263

Eric Whitacre: “This Marriage”
BYU Singers

David del Tredici: “Quietness” from Three Baritone Songs
Chris Pedro Trakas, baritone; David Del Tredici, p.
New World 878

Christopher Theofanidis: The Here and Now, III & IX
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Robert Spano; soloists
Telarc 80638

Christopher Theofanidis: Messages to Myself
Musica Sacra/Kent Tritle
MSR 1411

Kamran Ince: (Gloria) Everywhere from And On Earth, Peace (A Chanticleer Mass)
Chanticleer/Joseph Jennings
Warner Classics 146364

10:00 Sonic World of Cinema

BEBE & LOUIS BARRON: A selection from the soundtrack to the film, Forbidden Planet
Bebe and Louis Barron (electronics)
Chrome Dreams 646 172

Peter Maxwell Davies

Peter Maxwell Davies Photo: Supplied

MAXWELL DAVIES: Strathclyde Concerto No 9 Op 170
Ruth Ellis (bass cl), Alison Green (contrabsn), Scottish CO, David Nicholson (picc), Elisabeth Dooner (alto fl), Maurice Checker (cor anglais), Josef Pacewicz (cl) / Peter Maxwell Davies
Naxos 8.572356

ALIREZA MASHAYEKHI: Chahargah II; Garden of the Lord
Iranian Orchestra for New Music
Hermes HER 009



11:00 New Music Dreams

OMIT: Dropper Clinton Williams (electronics) WIRE Issue 300

Molly Berg (voice, various instruments), Stephen Vitiello (various instruments)
12k 2013

The Gorilla Variations cover art

The Gorilla Variations cover art Photo: Supplied