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Megan Collins holding a rabab, used in West Sumatra to accompany migration stories -

Megan Collins holding a rabab, used in West Sumatra to accompany migration stories - Photo: Erlinawati Graham/The Jakarta Post

(1) A general introduction including music of the tāngata whenua as well as migrant New Zealanders from Samoa, Scotland, the Czech Republic, Brazil, India and Indonesia (RNZ)

You can listen to all five programmes here

Music details

UNKNOWN: Tamua e puna wai’i – Samoan Methodist youth choir of Petone (private recording)
TRAD: Midnight on the water – Wellington Irish Society (private recording)
KATZ/ TRAD arr Katz: Abbeyhill /Gavotte /Gavotte – Mike Katz (bagpipes) (Temple 452 095)
NGATI APAKURA: E pa to hau – Raureti Te Huia (vocals) (SANTK)
BIG BADA BOOM: Calling All Migrants - Big Bada Boom (Organik Muzik Workz)
HAMID/ TRAD: Dastgâh Shûr: Ghazal – Hamid (vocals), Shayan (tar) (Private recording)
TRAD: Saman Dance from Aceh – Bliter Rose Dance group (private recording)
GONZAGA: Sala De Reboco – Brazealand (Organik Muzik Workz)
TRAD: Bonny at Morn - Mary Hubble (vocals) (private recording)
TRAD: The Bleacher Lassie - Jean Mathew (vocals) (Topic TSCD 673)
ANON: Puhoi Schottiche - Te Rore Bohemian Band (private recording)
TRAD: Just as I am – Petone Samoan Methodist choir/ Pene Painoa (private recording)
TRAD: Chapu Darai – Saman Sak (tro), Sophal (khim),Luet Yu (skor), Vannak (takhe) (private recording)

This series was first broadcast in 2012 as part of Composer of the Week.