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Jack Body 70th Year Tribute concert - complete film

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A concert celebrating the 70th year of much loved New Zealand composer Jack Body, held at the Music Theatre, University of Auckland, 30 April 2014 in the presence of the composer. The following works were performed:

  • Gillian Whitehead: E Haki
  • Jack Body: Three Rhythmics
  • Helen Bowater: Lautari
  • Jack Body: The Street Where I Live
  • Jack Body: Intimate History No.2: ssteve (not shown)
  • Jack Body: 'Children's Games' from Rainforest
  • Lyell Cresswell: Body Music
  • Jack Body: Lullaby IV from Five Lullabies
  • Jack Body: Fire in the Belly
  • Phil Dadson: Let's Dance Jack
  • Jack Body: Songs My Grandmother sang

There were also spoken tributes from Jack's friends, Gillian Whitehead, Helen Bowater and Lyell Cresswell and Jack was awarded an Honorary Membership by the Composers Association of New Zealand.

The concert was organised by Eve de Castro-Robinson.

Sound engineered and produced for broadcast by Radio New Zealand Concert. Filmed and edited by Chris Watson for the Resound project with funding from NZ On Air.

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A Resound film