Product Code: PRA 2331
Origin: New Zealand
Format: LP
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Cover: VG+
Record: VG+
Genre: Classical U


Very rare part of NZ musical history from 1984, LP and cover in great condition. Includes original 14 page programme from Opera.

Sung in Maori or English.
Title on container: Waituhi : the life of the village.
Recorded by Radio New Zealand Studio Centre, Wellington, Bert Martin, producer.
"This live recording of scenes from Waituhi is taken from the historic last night performance, Friday 15, September 1984"--Container.
Booklet ([11] p. : ill ; 30 cm.) containing program notes and personnel details inserted in container.
Performer(s): Richard Haeata (George Karepa) ; Lesley Graham (Mattie Jones) ; Morris Soloman (Sam Baker) ; Turi Hollis (Rongo Mahana) ; Victoria University Orchestra with the assistance of the Wellington Polytechnic Orchestra ; chorus ; Adrian Kiernander, director.
Description: 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
Contents: Act one. Whakarongo mai e mokopuna ; Waihangatia e o matou tupuna ; The rongomaiwahine song ; Love? None of you know anything of love ; Whakarongo mai --Act two. This is how it should be ; Te Arawa chorus ; Seaweed drifting, drifting --
Act three. No right, no right you say ; You have been like pincers at my heart ; Tena ra koe, Arapeta ; Te Pekenga mai --
Act four. Mau mai to putiputi ; Taku whanau o Waituhi ; ka mate, ka mate ; Ki kona kea koe e rewi.
Other Titles: Waituhi.