25 Apr 2014

HARRIS: Requiem for the Fallen (extract)

From Music Alive, 8:01 pm on 25 April 2014

The world première performance of Ross Harris' work for tenor, choir, string quartet, with text by Vincent O'Sullivan, and taonga puoro by Horomona Horo. Written in commemoration of World War I, Requiem for the Fallen is an evocative plea against the horror of war.

Horomona Horo (taonga puoro), Richard Greager (ten), Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, New Zealand String Quartet/Karen Grylls

Presenter: Christine Argyle
Producer: David McCaw
Engineer: Darryl Stack

Recorded in the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul by RNZ

Awarded gold for Best Live Sound at the New York Festival Awards 2015

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