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A collection of stories and examples of exiled or banned composers and music.
Forgotten Kiwi songs of World War I recorded for the first time
A collection of interviews and ephemera about movies.
Flying Nun Records turn 40 this year. Let's celebrate!
Music for the surprising variety of instruments in the percussion family
This baritone woodwind instrument can sound lyrical, spiky, grunty or funny. A number of composers have written solo concertos for bassoon, but most often it's found blending in to chamber…
For many people, a favourite musical instrument is the cello. Here's a feast of RNZ Concert cello recordings to enjoy.
The most versatile of wind instruments, the clarinet can express the widest range of tones and emotions.
The violin can sing like a human voice and express every emotion.
A selection of live music performances from some of NZ's favourite musicians, including Bic Runga, Neil Finn, Tiny Ruins, David Dallas, Ladi6, Dave Dobbyn and the Phoenix Foundation.
Johanna Knox takes This Way Up on the hunt for tasty, nutritious, free food in urban New Zealand.
A selection of live performances recorded by RNZ over the years
A selection of highlights from Geoff Robinson's 44-year career with Radio New Zealand
Before 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' and 'Goodies', there was 'The Cambridge Circus'. Hear the tapes recorded when John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Bill Oddie and Tim Brooke-Taylor toured New…
Kind, cruel, occasionally shocking and often just absurd.
Reflections on the philosophy, science, economics and psychology of happiness.
Richard Nunns plays traditional Māori instruments from his taonga pūoro collection
Taking violin music as windows into the time of their composition, relating them to contemporary values, ideas and tastes
Looking at famous pieces of piano music as windows into the world in which they were created.
Stu McKinlay teaches us how to make our own beer
We honour and pay tribute to a much loved father, grandfather, colleague, friend and movie star.
Wars, the losses of war and the lessons of war are expressed by composers in many ways. Music expresses deep respect for those who fought for our freedoms.
Lest We Forget.
A collection of interviews with the Booker Prize-winning writer.
Chance encounters, lucky escapes and unexpected opportunities that changed the history of Western classical music.
John Drummond explores critical moments in the history of Western music…