Birth, death and music

From RNZ Music, 1:15 pm on 9 January 2016

Music can be the powerful backdrop, foreground and sidekick to the big moments in life, and death. From the delivery suite to the grave, music can bring us into the world, and farewell our time in this mortal realm.

Yadana Saw talks to people's powerful experiences of music in their lives.

Music details

Artist: Sarah Brightman
Song: Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)
Composer: L.Quarantotto, F. Sartori, F. Peterson
Album: Time To Say Goodbye
Label: Angel

Artist: Paul Simon
Song: Mother and Child Reunion
Composer: P. Simon
Album: Paul Simon
Label: Warner

Artist: Bob Marley
Song: Three Little Birds
Composer: B.Marley
Album: Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and The Wailers
Label: Island

Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Song: Dreams
Composer: Stevie Nicks
Album: Rumours
Label: Warner

Artist: Liberty Brass Band
Song: Liberty Funeral March, Paul Barbarin's Second Line
Composer: Paul Barbarin, Michael G. White
Album: Through The Streets Of The City: New Orleans Bras Bands
Label: Smithsonian