Since you are interested in Island Song - a collection of beautiful NZ music from the Trust Records catalogue, here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
Ritchie: Symphony No. 5 'Childhood'
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
Performed by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra in the newly restored Christchurch Town Hall under the very sure baton of conductor and album producer, Kenneth Young, Symphony No. 5 "Childhood" is an optimistic work that uses childhood as a metaphor...
Lilburn: Complete Piano Music Vol 4
Dan Poynton (piano)
[ Trust / 2 CD - released 1/Dec/2012 ]
This landmark series culminates with this 2-CD album. This fourth volume brings to light several first recordings. The performances by Dan Poynton are assured and idiomatic, presenting an unseen side of this pre-eminent New Zealand composer.
ROBERT SCHUMANN / ROBERT VOLKMANN
Schumann / Volkmann: Cello Concertos (with works by Richard Strauss & Max Bruch)
Daniel Müller-Schott (Violoncello) / NDR Sinfonieorchester, Christoph Eschenbach
[ ORFEO / CD - released 30/Aug/2013 ]
"Daniel Müller-Schott's mellow cello timbre and emotional sensibility are key factors in this warmhearted disc of four Romantic works" (Daily Telegraph)
Weinberg: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 21
Gidon Kremer (violin) / Kremerata Baltica, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Grazinytė-Tyla
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 10/Sep/2019 ]
All in all, this has to be one of the most important symphonic releases of the year." Gramophone Awards 2020 WINNER - Orchestral / RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Farr: Horizon: Piano Music
Henry Wong Doe (piano)
[ Morrison Trust New Zealand / CD - released 10/Aug/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...
PSATHAS / KELLY / NORRIS / AXTENS / FARR / GRENFELL
The New Zealand Trio
[ Trust / CD - released 15/Nov/2005 ]
The brightest new stars in the firmament of New Zealand chamber music, The New Zealand Trio here make their debut recording with a programme of works they have made their own in concerts throughout New Zealand and overseas.
Harris: Face / Symphony No. 6 'Last Letter'
Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Giordano Bellincampi, Antony Hermus
[ Naxos / CD - released 4/Dec/2020 ]
In Symphony No. 6 'Last Letter', Ross Harris explores settings of four poems by Vincent O'Sullivan, interlinking them with three musical interludes. The darkness of the subject matter draws from the composer music of powerful and at times despairing...
Adams: My Father Knew Charles Ives / Harmonielehre
Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero
[ Naxos / CD - released 15/Jan/2021 ]
Pulitzer and Erasmus Prize-winning composer John Adams occupies a unique position in the world of American music. His works stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound, and the profoundly...