10 Jul 2015

WOMAD 2015 Live: Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino, TaikOz

From RNZ Music, 11:06 pm on 10 July 2015

Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino by Michael Flynn
Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino on stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2015. Photo: Michael Flynn.

Featuring: Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino from Southern Italy. This seven-piece band and a dancer have thrilled Festival audiences the world over with their hypnotic brand of Pizzica music that is based around the tamburello frame drum, violin, bouzouki, accordion and bagpipes.

And hear seven-piece band TaikOz from Sydney, Australia who have adopted the art of Japanese drumming, and whilst respecting the traditions and philosophy of the art form have put their own contemporary stamp on their music with original compositions.

Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino, recorded live on the TSB Main Stage by Radio NZ National. Mixed by Jason McClelland.

Taikoz recorded live on the TSB Main Stage by Radio NZ National. Mixed by Ian Bull and Jason McClelland.

Programme produced and presented by Trevor Reekie, engineered by Jeremy Ansell, executive producer John Pilley.

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