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Notes from a Journey II

Notes from a Journey II

Following on from Notes from a Journey, enjoy a second collection of diverse and fascinating works for string quartet by New Zealand composers. Notes from a Journey won Best Classical Album at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards in 2011, and Notes from a Journey II promises to be just as captivating.




Gillian Whitehead: Poroporoaki (2015)

Gareth Farr: Te Kōanga (2017)

Tabea Squire: I Danced, Unseen (2020)

Ross Harris: String Quartet 9 (2021)

Louise Webster: This memory of earth (2020)

Salina Fisher: Tōrino - echoes on pūtōrino improvisations by Rob Thorne (2016)




Tio Waka II, Simon Kaan

Image reproduced courtesy of the artist and Sanderson Contemporary Art




Helene Pohl first violin, Monique Lapins second violin, Gillian Ansell viola, Rolf Gjesten cello




Made with the assistance of Professor Jack C. Richards and Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga Waka


September 2023 Atoll CD Ltd ACD 289

Producer: Wayne Laird

Executive producers: New Zealand String Quartet and Atoll Ltd

Producer: Wayne Laird
Recording engineer: Graham Kennedy Post production: Wayne Laird
Design: Andrew Aguilar


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