[ Zodiac Records New Zealand / CD ]
Release Date: Monday 26 March 2012
This immaculately-recorded, digitally re-mastered CD provides a fitting audio document of the excitement witnessed at the traditional Maori Concert Party.
'Guide Rangi and the Famous Rotorua Arawa Concert Party' provides a fitting audio document of the excitement witnessed at the traditional Maori Concert Party.
Many a visitor to our shores has marveled at the power of the Maori Concert Party in action, from the tribal war-cry of the mighty haka, to the welcoming powhiri and unique plaintive sounds of the many Maori chants and songs (covering all occasions).
Transferred directly from the original analogue tapes, never before has the Maori Concert Party experience been so accurately captured on record, now available on CD.
For all those wishing to relive such a powerful and moving occasion, 'Guide Rangi and the Famous Rotorua Arawa Concert Party' is guaranteed to offer a truly amazing listening experience. This CD provides a perfect souvenir for tourists visiting New Zealand.
1. Powhiri (Maori welcome to Visitors)
2. Kamate! Kamate! (War Cry)
3. A Medley of Love Ditties
4. Tirai Raka (The Fan Tail) - PoiPakete Whero
(Horse Galloping) Poi
5. Naumai (Intimate welcome to Friends)
6. Tuhourangi (A dedication to the Chief)
8. Rukuhia Tomana Solo by Ani Tapiri
9. Poi Atu Taku Poi (Maori Poetry)
10. War Dance
11. E Pari Ra
12. Po Ata Rau (Now is the Hour)
13. God Save The Queen