Nights for Monday 8 March 2021
7:12 A Polar Law approach to climate change?
Who is legally responsible for protecting our ice caps? Could a Polar approach to climate change strengthen political and legal responses to climate change and other human activities in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions?
We're joined by University of Canterbury Law Professor Karen Scott co- editor of the Polar Law Research Handbook which explores these and other questions of law and policy relating to the Antarctic and Arctic in their new book, published in December 2020.
7:35 Cultural Ambassador - The Music of Persia
Cultural Ambassador for Persian Music, Sharam Aryan introduces us to notable Iranian traditional musician, researcher and teacher, Sima Bina.
1- Track title: Delbar (Del-bar) = Soulmate (a popular love song from City of Birjand)
From Album: Parishaan (Music of Khorasan - Kho-raa-saan is northeast province of Iran)
Sima Bina (vocal)
Arrangement: Hossein Hamidi
Instruments: Balaban, Ney, Neylabak, Qoshmeh, and Sorna Played by Hossein Hamidi
Also we heard Kamancheh, Setar, Dotar, Dohol and Daf
2- Track title: Dotar and Vocal (avaz from Khorasan)
Sima Bina (vocal), Dotar (unknown)
[Do-tar is two strings lute instrument from Khorasan province)
3-Track: Esfahan: Khojasteh [Kho-jas-teh] - in mood (scale) of Isfahan
Poem from the 14th century poet: Hafiz
PERFORMER: Hossein 'Omoumi (ney), Sima Bina (vocal), Majid Derakh-shani (tar)
(Persian flute, made from a hollow reed like bamboo, with its breathy low notes and piping
4-Track: Esfahan: Tasnif Esfahan
Hossein 'Omoumi (ney), Sima Bina (vocal), Majid Derakh-shani (tar), Majid Khalaj (tombak)
5- Track title: Amiri Tabiri (folk songs from province of Mazandaran - North of Iran (mazi
Sima Bina (vocal), Jamal Mohamadi (kamancheh)
6- Track title: Ye Ghal Do Ghol (from Gilan province - North of Iran (Gilaki language)
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
Through liquefaction, over rubble and under broken buildings, some survivors escape the city while others journey in to search for loved ones.
9:10 Nights Sport
Our Sportscaster, Helene Elliot is on the line from LA with news of the ongoing sports seasons in the US and how they are shaping up under covid and she's been thinking ahead to what the Tokyo Olympics might look like with fewer fans and less integration between athletes.
9:30 Paul Morley
Paul Morely spoke to Cynthia Morahan on RNZ Concert's DayBreak programme about his latest book on Classical Music. It's called A Sound Mind: How I fell in love with classical music.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers has birthday tunes for John Cale and Micky Dolenz plus tracks courtesy of Nadia Reid, Delaney Davidson, Emmylou Harris and Planxty.