Douglas Lilburn

Douglas Lilburn

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Douglas Lilburn has for decades been considered to be New Zealand's premier composer. He studied at the University of Canterbury and at the Royal College of Music with Vaughan Williams. He taught for many years at the Victoria University at Wellington. In addition to a large body of instrumental works, he has also composed in the field of electronic music, an important work here being The Return, a sound image setting of a poem by Alistair Campbell. His Aotearoa Overture is one... Read more

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