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  • Kenneth Young

  • Born: 1955


Christopher Blake: Angel at Ahipara

Works for string orchestra based on four images from A Journey (1994) by Robin Morrison, a photographic presentation of Northland, New Zealand.

Recorded by NZSO Strings cond. Kenneth Young more »

Eve de Castro-Robinson: Releasing the Angel

Eve de Castro-Robinson crafts her material like a musical sculptor. Intensity, whimsy, poetry, theatricality and unpredictability are heard in her music, which ranges from these large scale orchestral canvasses to intimate solos,… more »

Gareth Farr: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs

This double CD is a re-release which once more makes available two very popular CDs of music by Gareth Farr which were ‘out of print’.

The first includes the eponymous track: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs along… more »

Gareth Farr: Ruaumoko

This exciting collection of Gareth Farr’s orchestral works focusses heavily on themes and ideas prominent in Aotearoa. The primary work, ‘Ruaumoko’, subtitled “South Pacific Seasons”, is expressive of Aotearoa’s different seasons… more »

Gary Daverne: Orchestral Music

Gary Daverne: Youth of Auckland

Island Song

Island Song is a remastered collection of music that contains works by seven ground-breaking New Zealand composers: Douglas Lilburn, Gareth Farr, John Ritchie, John Psathas and David Farquhar.

The album also features images… more »

Jack Body: Songs of Death and Desire

Originally conceived as a ‘theatrical entertainment’ and first heard at the 2013 Auckland Festival Songs and Dances of Desire consisted of twenty movements, five of them cabaret dances.

Now recomposed by Body into this… more »

Landscapes: New Zealand Orchestral Music

Landscapes features the music of Douglas Lilburn, Ross Harris, Lyell Cresswell, Maria Grenfell, Martin Lodge, David Hamilton and Anthony Ritchie. The recording brings together a programme of works marked by a diversity of… more »

New Zealand Composers

This double CD with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young is a treasure trove of ‘greats’ from the New Zealand orchestral repertoire.

Beginning with Lilburn’s jubilant Overture: Aotearoa the first disc… more »



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