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  1. British Music Society centenary

    A concert and symposium celebrating the centenary of the British Music Society (now the Lyrebird Music Society), founded by Louise Hanson-Dyer in 1921, is to be …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2022/05/11/british-music-society-centenary

  2. 30 years of Context

    This year is the thirtieth anniversary of the foundation of Context: A Journal of Melbourne Music Postgraduates. Congratulations to everyone involved! Initially proposed by Michael Christoforidis, …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/09/02/30-years-of-context

  3. New publications by Lyrebird authors

    New books and chapters in books by Lyrebird authors: Akhurst, Graham, and Katelyn Barney. “Articulating My Own Black History: Success and Inhibiting Factors in an Aboriginal …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/08/04/new-publications-by-lyrebird-authors

  4. More on the Marshall-Hall scandals

    As if the life of the Melbourne conductor and composer G.W.L. Marshall-Hall (1862–1915) was not already noteworthy for its scandals, new revelations about his personal life …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/07/28/more-on-the-marshall-hall-scandals

  5. New history of music at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne

    Ian Burk, author of “Goodbye ’til next time”: A Critical Biography of A.E. Floyd (Lyrebird, 2012) has recently published The Winds of Change: The Music at …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/06/16/new-history-of-music-at-st-pauls-cathedral-in-melbourne

  6. Kay Dreyfus talks about Alma Moodie

    Kay Dreyfus, author of Bluebeard’s Bride: Alma Moodie, Violinist (Lyrebird, 2013) will talk about editing Moodie’s letters at an online event hosted by the Faculty of …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/14/kay-dreyfus-talks-about-alma-moodie

  7. Teresa Balough remembers Burnett Cross

    Teresa Balough has been writing about Grainger since she commenced a master’s thesis at the University of Kentucky in the 1970s. Her books on Grainger include …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/14/teresa-balough-remembers-burnett-cross

  8. Launch of Distant Dreams

    Lyrebird’s latest book, Distant Dreams, a collection of the correspondence of Percy Grainger and Burnett Cross edited by Teresa Balough and Kay Dreyfus, was launched at …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2021/01/13/launch-of-distant-dreams

  9. New book on Percy Grainger

      DISTANT DREAMS: THE CORRESPONDENCE OF PERCY GRAINGER AND BURNETT CROSS 1946–60 / With interviews, lectures and other writings on Free Music by Burnett Cross Edited …

    lyrebirdpress.music.unimelb.edu.au/2020/12/02/newly-released