Kia oraWelcome to the website/blog of Dr. Michael Brown, a music researcher and writer based in Wellington, New Zealand.
For those who missed the third Lilburn Lecture, delivered by Chris Bourke on 4 November 2015 at the National Library of New Zealand, or would like to listen again, Radio New Zealand have recently posted the audio online here. Chris … Continue reading
If you missed the second Lilburn Lecture delivered by William Dart on 2 November 2014 at the Adam Concert Room, Victoria University, Radio New Zealand has just posted the audio online here. William Dart is well-known locally as a music … Continue reading
On 11 April 2014, I took part in ‘Lyrical legacy’, a lunchtime presentation at the National Library of New Zealand which examined New Zealand historian James Cowan’s interest in waiata, poetry and sea shanties. This was part of larger programme … Continue reading