The life and selected works of a featured composer.
Ross Harris talks to Elizabeth Kerr about his composing career. Read more Audio
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He broke away from the Italian opera tradition and began to establish a German approach. He also took control of the production side, as Ken points out. "Weber evolved into the first truly hands on… Read more Audio
Ryan Smith delves into the private world of Giacinto Scelsi. Read more Audio
Margaret Ogilvie shares her insight into Chopin's music. Read more Audio
Peter Watts provides an introduction to the life and music of renaissance stalwart, William Byrd. Read more Audio
Indra Hughes recounts the fascinating stories behind Mozart's sacred music. Read more Audio
William Dart travels some by-roads in the landscape of Tchaikovsky's music. Read more Audio
Auckland-based musicologist, Amber Read guides us through the music of romantic mechanic, Maurice Ravel. Read more Audio
Philip Norman looks at the music from Lilburn's years in Wellington where he moved for work at Victoria University. Read more Audio
Lilburn's biographer Philip Norman looks at the music from Lilburn's early composing career, when he was based in Christchurch. Read more Audio
Rachel Hyde examines some of the less well-known music of Herbert Howells, showing clearly why it should be more widely heard. Read more Audio
Peter Hoar explores the music of Baroque composer, Pietro Locatelli. Read more Audio
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