Utu CD cover

Utu - 1983


Fifth Continent Music - Label X LXCD6 - 32.4 min.
UPC # 091772000626

Composer: John Charles; Produced by: Dave Fraser and John Lasher.
Recording Engineers: Gary Clark and Robert Hagen; Mastering: Don Bartley;
Recorded at Town Hall, Wellington, NZ, on October 28 and 29, 1982.
Art Direction: Bruce Bath and John Steven Lasher; Mixing Engineer: Garry Clark;
Original LP released on Southern Cross SCRS 1008 in March, 1984.
Players: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by William Southgate.
Maori Flute: Joe Malcolm; Waiatas: Jane and Paul Mareikura, Rangi Dewes.
Original soundtrack was mono, but remixed in 1993 into Dolby Stereo for the CD release.
NOTE: Utu was the first New Zealand film to use the full New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.


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TRACK LIST

01 - Theme From Utu - 2:08
02 - Drummers - :44
03 - Patrol - 1:52
04 - Destroyed Village (traditional chant, sung by Mrs Rangi Dewes) - 1:08
05 - Te Wheke Stalks Emily - 2:42
06 - Moko (traditional chant, sung by Joe Malcolm) - 2:17
07 - The Raid; After the Raid - 2:12
08 - Williamson Retaliates - 2:05
09 - Quadruple Barrelled Shotgun; The Army Approaches Te Puna (Oh Susanna - S. Foster) - 3:56
10 - Waiata Tangi (traditional chant, sung by Jane & Paul Makura); Kura and Henare ( Maori flute played by Joe Malcolm) - 3:50
11 - Night Sentry - :49
12 - Fishing; After the Battle - 2:16
13 - Williamson Reflects - :40
14 - Te Wheke's Trek - 1:12
15 - Williamson Prepares for Utu - 1:05
16 - Deathe of Te Wheke (Lament) and Finale (traditional chant, sung by Mrs Rangi Dewes) - 2:34



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