DISCOGRAPHY

 

Recommended Recordings

(a Complete Discography is below)

Gareth Farr - Horizon - Recording NZ Composer

Gareth Farr: Horizon Henry Wong Doe (pno), Jisoo Ok (vc), Jesse Schiffman (fl)
Featuring: Balinese Pieces; Shadow of the Hawk; Mouse Hole; The Horizon From Owhiro Bay; Etude; Nga Whetu E Whitu; Love Songs; Ramayana
Label Trust Records MMT2070
Released 2012

Horizon showcases the vibrant and beautiful piano music of Gareth Farr. From the exotic sonorities of Indonesian gamelan to the more impressionistic influence of Olivier Messiaen, with echoes of Prokofiev and Shostakovich, this recording reveals Farr’s engaging style.
New Zealand-born pianist and prize-winning Juilliard graduate Henry Wong Doe is joined by New York City colleagues in performing the ten works on this album, including seven first recordings.
Gareth Farr - Sea Gongs Recording - NZ Composer

Sea Gongs New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young (cond)
Featuring: From The Depths Sound The Great Sea Gongs; Waipoua; Le Temps est à la Pluie; Tabuh Pacific; Queen of Demons; Te Papa (1998 version)
Label Trust Records 2021
Re-released 2010

Fully re-packaged, this two-disc deluxe edition combines two classic Farr titles.
CD 1 includes title work From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs, commissioned by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for its 50th Anniversary.
CD 2 contains Te Papa, composed to celebrate the opening of the Museum of New Zealand. Te Papa combines symphony orchestra, operatic soprano and tenor and Maori karanga into a powerful and moving work which ‘transcends idiom and individual taste.’
Gung Ho - Virtuoso Works For Trombone

Gung Ho – Virtuoso Works for Trombone David Bremner
Featuring: Pukul
Label Ode Records
Released 2009

Toni Huata - Hopukia

Hopukia Toni Huata
Featuring: Ā Muri Rā, Hopukia te tao, Matariki
Label Ode Records
Released 2012

Ahi - The Ogen Trio -  Gareth Farr

Ahi The Ogen Trio
Featuring: Ahi
Label Atoll Records ACD108
Released 2008

Flight - Music For Flute Harp

Flight – music for flute and harp Bridget Douglas; Carolyn Mills
Featuring: Taheke
Label Atoll Records ACD709
Released 2009

Gareth Farr - Chamber Music

Gareth Farr: Chamber Music Various Artists
Featuring: Shadow of the Hawk; Kembang Suling; Sepuluh Jari; From Forgotten Forests; Cadenza
Label Trust Records MMT2020
Released 1997

Gareth Farr - Ruaumoko

Ruaumoko New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Marc Taddei (cond)
Featuring: Ruaumoko; Orakau; Rangitoto; Te Papa; Beowulf
Label Trust Records MMT2042
Released 2006

Gareth Farr Tangaroa

Tangaroa Jeremy Fitzsimons; Bridget Douglas (fl); Kristie Ibrahim (vib); Dan Poynton (pno)
Featuring: Tangaroa; Kembang Suling; Duggan Theme; Tuatara; Three Etudes; Dialogue; Spook
Label Trust Records MMT2058
Released 2008

Gareth Farr - Warriors From Pluto

Warriors from Pluto Strike; NZSO Chamber Orchestra; Marc Taddei (cond)
Featuring: Naga Baba; Te Parenga; Warriors from Pluto; Nga Tai Hurihuri; Time and Tide
Label Trust Records MMT2036
Released 2001

Gareth Farr - OrchestralOrchestral Works New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Kenneth Young (cond)
Featuring: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs; Waipoua; Le Temps est à la Pluie; Tabuh Pacific; Queen of Demons
Label Trust Records MMT2021
Released 1997
Now I Know - Gareth Farr

Now I Know – new music for gamelan and winds Gamelan Padhang Moncar, Gamelan Taniwha Jaya
Featuring: Denpasar Moon (arr), Rona e te Marama
Label New Zealand School of Music
Released 2008

The End Of The Golden Weather

Bruce Mason’s The End of the Golden Weather Peter Vere-Jones, Ryan Reiss
Featuring: Incidental music to The End of the Golden Weather
Label Te Papa Press
Released 2000

Strike - Sketches

Strike – Sketches Strike Percussion Ensemble
Featuring: Funambulistic Strains
Label Atoll ACD109
Released 2009

Te Papa - NZSO - Gareth Farr Te Papa New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young (cond)
Featuring: Te Papa, Te Papa (log drum’n’bass mix), Te Papa (urenui mix)
Label Trust Records MMT2026
Released 1998
Gareth Farr - Owhiro

Owhiro – Works for String Quartet New Zealand String Quartet
Featuring: Owhiro; Mondo Rondo; Frenzy
Label Trust Records MMT2019
Released 2000

Baxter Gareth Farr Sam Hunt Baxter Gareth Farr, Sam Hunt
Featuring: The Ballad of Grady’s Dream
Label Universal 98422
Released 2000
Beat International Festival Of Gamelan

Beat – International Festival of Gamelan Gamelan Padhang Moncar, Strike
Featuring: Beat! (aka Acid Euphoria)
Label Portal CDs Portal1001/2
Released 2000

Gareth Farr Music For Flute PercussionMusic for Flute and Percussion, Vol.2 Marc Grauwels, Sarah Mouradoglou
Featuring: Kembang Suling
Label Naxos Naxos 8.572521
Released 2010


 

Complete Discography

Ahi - The Ogen Trio - Gareth Farr

Ahi The Ogen Trio Featuring:Ahi Label: Atoll Records ACD108 Released 2008

Baxter - Gareth Farr- Sam Hunt Baxter Gareth Farr, Sam Hunt Featuring: The Ballad of Grady’s Dream Label Universal 98422 Released 2000
Beat International Festival Of Gamelan

Beat – International Festival of Gamelan Gamelan Padhang Moncar, Strike Featuring: Beat! (aka Acid Euphoria) Label Portal CDs Portal1001/2 Released 2000

The End Of The Golden Weather

Bruce Mason’s The End of the Golden Weather Peter Vere-Jones, Ryan Reiss Featuring: Incidental music to The End of the Golden Weather Label Te Papa Press Released 2000

Beauty Spot

Beauty Spot Marina Sturm (cl); New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; James Sedares (cond) Featuring: Waipoua Label Universal 3998782 Released 2000

Brass Aotearoa

Brass Aotearoa National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand; Nigel Weeks (cond) Featuring: Waipiro; Tawhirimatea Label Trust Records MMT2049 Released 2003

Elusive Dreams Michael Houstoun

Elusive Dreams Michael Houstoun (pf) Featuring: Sepuluh Jari (original version) Label Trust Records MMT2010 Released 1999

Kessatuan Figures In A Landscape Cover 300

Figures in a Landscape Kesatuan – Karen DeWig (fl); Ingrid Gordon (perc) Featuring: Kembang Suling Label Centaur CRC 2467 Released 1999

Flight - Music For Flute Harp

Flight – music for flute and harp Bridget Douglas; Carolyn Mills Featuring: Taheke Label Atoll Records ACD709 Released 2009

Gareth Farr - Chamber Music

Gareth Farr: Chamber Music Various Artists Featuring: Shadow of the Hawk; Kembang Suling; Sepuluh Jari; From Forgotten Forests; Cadenza Label Trust Records MMT2020 Released 1997

Gung Ho - Virtuoso Works For Trombone

Gung Ho – Virtuoso Works for Trombone David Bremner Featuring: Pukul Label Ode Records Released 2009

Toni Huata - Hopukia

Hopukia Toni Huata Featuring: Ā Muri Rā, Hopukia te tao, Matariki Label Ode Records Released 2012

Gareth Farr - Horizon - Recording NZ Composer

Gareth Farr: Horizon Henry Wong Doe (pno), Jisoo Ok (vc), Jesse Schiffman (fl) Featuring: Balinese Pieces; Shadow of the Hawk; Mouse Hole; The Horizon From Owhiro Bay; Etude; Nga Whetu E Whitu; Love Songs; Ramayana Label Trust Records MMT2070 Released 2012

Light In The Corner

Light in the Corner Kate Steinbeck (fl); Byron Hedgepeth (perc) Featuring: Kembang Suling Label n/a Released 2004

Gareth Farr Music For Flute Percussion

Music for Flute and Percussion, Vol.2 Marc Grauwels, Sarah Mouradoglou Featuring: Kembang Suling Label Naxos Naxos 8.572521 Released 2010

Naga Gamelan

Naga – New music for gamelan Gamelan Padhang Moncar & Gamelan Taniwha Jaya Label Rattle Records Released 2014

Now I Know - Gareth Farr

Now I Know – new music for gamelan and winds Gamelan Padhang Moncar, Gamelan Taniwha Jaya Featuring: Denpasar Moon (arr), Rona e te Marama Label New Zealand School of Music Released 2008

Gareth Farr - Orchestral Orchestral Works New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Kenneth Young (cond) Featuring: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs; Waipoua; Le Temps est à la Pluie; Tabuh Pacific; Queen of Demons Label Trust Records MMT2021 Released 1997
Gareth Farr - Owhiro

Owhiro – Works for String Quartet New Zealand String Quartet Featuring: Owhiro; Mondo Rondo; Frenzy Label Trust Records MMT2019 Released 2000

Piano Trios

Piano Trios by Beethoven, Dvorak and Farr Ogen Trio Featuring: Ahi Label Ogen OG0010 Released 1999

Gareth Farr - Ruaumoko

Ruaumoko New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Marc Taddei (cond) Featuring: Ruaumoko; Orakau; Rangitoto; Te Papa; Beowulf Label Trust Records MMT2042 Released 2006

Gareth Farr - Sea Gongs Recording - NZ Composer

Sea Gongs New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young (cond) Featuring: From The Depths Sound The Great Sea Gongs; Waipoua; Le Temps est à la Pluie; Tabuh Pacific; Queen of Demons; Te Papa (1998 version) Label Trust Records Re-released 2010

Spark

Spark The New Zealand Trio Featuring: Ahi Label Trust Records MMT2066 Released 2006

Strike - Sketches

Strike – Sketches Strike Percussion Ensemble Featuring: Funambulistic Strains Label Atoll ACD109 Released 2009

Strike

Strike – New Zealand Percussion Music Strike Featuring: Volume Pig Label Trust Records MMT2030 Released 2000

Taheke 20th Century Masterpieces For Flute Harp Cd Cover Art

Taheke – 20th Century Masterpieces for Flute & Harp Lorna McGhee (fl); Heidi Krutzen (hp) Featuring: Taheke Label Skylark SKY0401 Released 2004

Gareth Farr Tangaroa

Tangaroa Jeremy Fitzsimons; Bridget Douglas (fl); Kristie Ibrahim (vib); Dan Poynton (pno) Featuring: Tangaroa; Kembang Suling; Duggan Theme; Tuatara; Three Etudes; Dialogue; Spook Label Trust Records MMT2058 Released 2008

Tui Estrella

Tui Estrella, Judy Lee, Somi Kim, Lorelle McNaughton, Cindy Tsao Featuring: four pianists at two pianos Label Atoll Released 2013

Te Papa - NZSO - Gareth Farr Te Papa New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young (cond) Featuring: Te Papa, Te Papa (log drum’n’bass mix), Te Papa (urenui mix) Label Trust Records MMT2026 Released 1998
Gareth Farr - Warriors From Pluto

Warriors from Pluto Strike; NZSO Chamber Orchestra; Marc Taddei (cond) Featuring: Naga Baba; Te Parenga; Warriors from Pluto; Nga Tai Hurihuri; Time and Tide Label Trust Records MMT2036 Released 2001

The music of Gareth Farr is published exclusively by Promethean Editions.
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