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22 July 2019

Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with David Morriss

RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso, from Miroirs - Lixin Zhang (piano) (Rattle RATD084)

DEMUS: Sonate poétique (3) - Maria Kliegel (cello), Jörg Demus (piano) (Marco Polo 8.225036)

NOVAK: In the Tatra Mountains - Royal Liverpool Phil/Libor Pesek (Virgin VC 5 45251)

FARR: Piano Trio, Ahi - NZTrio (Trust MMT 2066)

STRAVINSKY: Infernal Dance, from The Firebird - New Zealand SO/Varujan Kojian (KIWI CD SLC 222)

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Composer Gareth Farr talks with David Morriss about the upcoming performance with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra of Roar of a Thousand Tigers, commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Sir Edmund Hillary

FARR: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs (1), excerpt - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (TRUST MMT 2021)

FARR: Marimba Concerto - Yoshiko Tsurata (marimba), Opus Orchestra/Peter Walls (Private)

FARR: Cello Concerto, Chemin des Dames, excerpt - Sebastien Hurtaud (cello), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Darrell Ang (RNZ 2017)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music - John Connell (bass), Gwynne Howell (bass), Maciej Rakowski (vln), English CO, Elizabeth Connell (sop), Anne Dawson (sop), Linda Kitchen (sop), Amanda Roocroft (sop), Diana Montague (mezzo), Jean Rigby (mezzo), Sarah Walker (mezzo), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (c/Matthew Best (Hyperion CDA 66420)

FAURÉ: Nocturne, from Shylock - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Helios CDH 88030)

WAGNER: A Faust Overture - Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch (EMI CDC 5 56165)