We celebrate the 90th birthday and the music of Australian composer David Lumsdaine. He is long resident in England but has sustained his Australian connection beginning from recordings of its sonic identity in birdsong. Michael Hooper tells us why he finds Lumsdaine’s music remarkable.
Dr Michael Hooper is a Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of New South Wales. His 2012 book, The Music of David Lumsdaine, is published by Routledge, and his 2019 book, Australian Music and Modernism, is published by Bloomsbury Academic.
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