Glass maker Kiri McGuire (Ngāti Pāhauwera)'s Kākano gallery in Ōpunakē is a place people can go to learn about, learn to play and buy Taonga Pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) made by Kiri and some of Aotearoa's best makers, and learn raranga (weaving) from local experts.
Not sure what events to go to in the Reset 2020 festival? This episode plays music from all the performers we could find, to help you make your choice.
Our third and final instalment in this series introducing European Early Music traces music's development between about 1500 and 1630, with the rise of the printing press, Protestantism and the middle classes.
We're go back to Egypt in 3rd Century AD to examine very early Christian music... (not strictly from Europe, but relevant), then look at the development of polyphony in England and France, right up to the early 1500s.
From the recently decoded ancient Greek music of 400BC, through Gregorian chant, one incredible nun and hidden music in Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Want to know the secret to organising a festival? Suzanne Porter previews Spiegel Fest and shares
her experience of successfully running many arts festivals.
Our Womad 2019 reflections, tunes by the artists we most enjoyed and our Top 10 Tips for having an awesome Womad.
Playcycle, New Plymouth's live electronic dance- and ambient music-creating duo seen at festivals around the country, talk about their process, equipment and inspiration.