DVD 2 Piano & Poetry
DVD 2 (60 + 56 mins)
Programmes 2 and 3 - The music begins in the Renaissance and finishes in the 21st century, with music composed by Colin. The poetry, performed by performance poet Ingrid Prosser, includes well-known classics and lesser known poems.
music: Byrd, Haydn, Debussy (La Cathedral Engloutie), Satie (Gnossiennes I - III), Ravel, Rakhmaninov (Prelude in D); plus Moonlight Serenade & As Time Goes By.
poems: Shakespeare (Sonnet no.18), Ingrid Prosser (The Grey Sentinels), Robert Frost & WB Yeats (The Lake Isle of Innisfree).
music: JS Bach, Haydn, Beethoven (Adagio mvt. Pathetique Sonata), Holst, Debussy (Clair de Lune), Poulenc and Decio (Prelude for Anne Frank and Miniatures).
poems: EE Cummings, Ingrid Prosser (Tewkesbury, Kereru and White Bird), Robert Frost (The Road Not Taken), Rudyard Kipling (The Way Through the Woods), William Blake, Shakespeare and WB Yeats.
The films were made in Wellington using state-of-the-art techniques regarding lighting and sound.