Gillian Whitehead: Puhake ki te rangi; Hineraukatauri; Hineputehue / New Zealand String Quartet; Alexa Still: flute
2 CD / Atoll / 2014-07-01Works: Gillian Whitehead: Puhake ki te rangi, for taonga puoro & string quartet; Hineraukatauri, for taonga puoro, putorino & flute; Hinetekakara, for voice, taonga puoro & ensembe; Hineputehue, for taonga ...
Performers: Still, Alexa; Yates-Smith, Aroha
Ensemble: New Zealand String Quartet; Tuhonohono
Includes DVD which features a complete recording session performance of 'Puhake ki te rangi', with an introduction by Richard Nunns....continue...
Quays - works for flute by Scelsi, Pilati, Hoadley, Adams, Ferrari, Whitehead / Luca Manghi: flute; David Kelly: piano; Horomona Horo: taonga puoro
1 CD / Atoll / 2014-07-01Works: Giacinto Scelsi: Quays, for alto flute solo; Mario Pilati: Sonata for flute & piano; Ben Hoadley: Three Sketches for a Nocturne, for flute & piano; Chris Adams: Art Miniatures, for flute & piano; G. ...
Performers: Kelly, David [Piano]; Manghi, Luca
Recording information: The Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Hamilton, NZ (02/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Atoll / 2014-07-01Works: Gillian Whitehead: Hine te Kakara, for taonga puoro, voice, flutes, cello & bassoon; Camelot, for voice, bassoon & piano; Arapatiki, for piano; Three Windows on the Weather, for poet, bassoon & piano...
Performers: de Pledge, Stephen; Hoadley, Ben; O'Brien, Greg; Roddick, Janet; Sayers, Emma [Piano]; Yates-Smith, Aroha
These smaller-scale chamber works by Whitehead all address the common idea of Place. The performances feature some notable NZ musicians, with Aroha Yates-Smith and Janet...continue...
Gillian Whitehead (b.1941) 'Alice', a monodrama for mezzo-soprano & orchestra; Karohirohi, for solo harp; The Improbable ordered dance, for orchestra / Carolyn Mills, harp; Helen Medlyn, mz
1 CD / Atoll / 2014-02-01Works: Gillian Whitehead: Alice, a monodrama for mezzo-soprano & orchestra; Karohirohi, for harp & chamber orchestra; ...the improbable ordered dance..., for orchestra
Performers: Medlyn, Helen; Mills, Carolyn
Conductors: Taddei, Marc
Ensemble: ; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
First performed in 2002, Alice is the moving story of a woman's fight for a new life in colonial NZ. Fleur Adcock's text, with music...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-11-11Works: Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Impulse, for violin & piano; Somei Satoh: Bifu, for violin & piano; Du Yun: When a Tiger Meets a Rosa Rugosa, for violin & piano; David Lang: Light Moving, for violin & piano; Bun...
Performers: Hahn, Hilary; Smythe, Corey
Two-time Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn embarks on a new project "in 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores", for which she has commissioned no fewer...continue...
Recording information: Teldex Studio, Berlin (05/2012/02/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Lorelt / 2005-03-01Works: Dorothy Ker: The Structure of Memory, for chamber ensemble; Jenny McLeod: For Seven, for chamber ensemble; Gillian Whitehead: Ahotu (O Matenga), for chamber ensemble; Lontano: Monkey Trips, for chamb...
Conductors: Martinez, Odaline de la
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1999-06-01Works: Don Banks: Studies (3) for Cello and Piano; Sequence; Keith Humble: Short Pieces (5) in Two Parts; Bozidar Kos: Evocations; Gillian Whitehead: Journey of Matuku Moana
Performers: Bollard, David; Pedersen, Georg
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1994-02-01Works: Traditional: God rest ye merry, gentlemen; Patapan; Poverty; Infant holy, infant lowly; Unto us is born a son; Peter Sculthorpe: Awake, glad heart!; William J. Kirkpatrick: Away in a manger; Henry Jo...
Conductors: Abbott, Graham
Ensemble: Australian Youth Orchestra
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1993-04-01Works: Mark Isaacs: So It Does; Carl Vine: Café Concertino; Martin Wesley-Smith: White Knight and Beaver; Nigel Westlake: Refractions at Summer Cloud Bay; Gillian Whitehead: Manutaki
Performers: Bollard, David; Collins, Geoffrey; Morozova, Irena; Olding, Dene; Pereira, David [cello]; Westlake, Nigel
Ensemble: Australia Ensemble