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The Maori Merchant of Venice

score for film of the same name with Maori music and songs by Hirini Melbourne and orchestrated by Kenneth Young

Year:  2002   ·  Duration:  53m
Instrumentation:  orchestra, singers (baritone,mezzo soprano), choir, solo violin, Flamenco guitar, harp solo, Maori flute, Maori singer

Year:  2002
Duration:  53m
Instrumentation  orchestra, singers (bariton...

Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

The Maori Merchant of Venice, the Maori film version of the English bard William Shakespeare’s classic play 'The Merchant of Venice', brings an exotic look, a musically rich soundtrack and a unique cultural mix to Shakespearean tradition. The director and executive producer of the film is Don C Selwyn.


Performance history

27 May 2009: Discover New Zealand Film Music

27 May 2009: Discover New Zealand Film Music

Performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young with Donald Armstrong (violin) together with Hirini Melbourne (Maori music and songs), Carole Hempton (flamenco guitar) and Ardre Foote, Kuini Wano and St Joseph's Choir conducted by Georgina Kingi


Performed by Hirini Melbourne