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Call of the Huia — hardcopy SCORE and CD

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Call of the Huia — hardcopy SCORE and CD

Full score Publication year: 2021

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Sample Score

Sample: pages 1, 5, 7, 34, 105, 111, 125, and 131 of score


Call of the Huia (the first volume of Michael Vinten's A Collection of Early New Zealand Art Songs) contains songs written up until about 1929 — thirty-seven songs by fourteen NZ composers that represent a cross-section of the type of music that might be broadly termed 'Art Song'.

This 152-page volume includes composer and poet biographies and an introduction by Michael Vinten, as well as a double-CD set containing a recording of each song represented in this volume, with performances by:

Sarah Court | mezzo-soprano
Oliver Sewell | tenor
Robert Tucker | baritone
David Barnard piano
Bruce Greenfield | piano

Read Elizabeth Kerr's feature story, 'Call of the Huia - old songs made new', on Five Lines

Click here for the downloadable PDF/MP3 version

Series title

A Collection of Early New Zealand Art Songs


152pp + 2 CDs (37 tracks)


Publisher note

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Author note

Compiled and edited by Michael Vinten