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CONTEXT: Journal of Music Research is published by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the University of Melbourne, and is edited by a committee of staff and postgraduate research students.

Now in its thirty-first year, CONTEXT publishes research articles, book reviews, edited interviews with composers and research project reports. CONTEXT is a fully-refereed, DIISR-approved journal, dedicated to publishing research of the highest quality from all sources, but is especially keen to assist publication of work by early-career academics and postgraduate students.

CONTEXT is pleased to announce the release of Issue 46, available online, along with all previous issues, at

John Whiteoak. Investigating ‘Improvisatory Music’ in Australia before Jazz through the Trove Digitised Australian Newspaper Database

Özgecan Karadağlı. Western Performing Arts in the Late Ottoman Empire: Accommodation and Formation

Maria Mannone and Federico Favali. Musical Form and Architectural Structure: Some Considerations on Qwalala

David R.M. Irving and Alan Maddox. Towards a Reflexive Paradigm for the Study of Musics in Australian Colonial Societies (1788–1900)

Composer Interview:
Philip Eames. A Collage of Remembrance: An Interview with Paul Stanhope

Thomas A. Cressy. Denis Collins, Kerry Murphy and Samantha Owens, eds. J.S. Bach in Australia: Studies in Reception and Performance

Emma Townsend. Suzanne Robinson. Peggy Glanville-Hicks: Composer and Critic

Sophie Boyd-Hurrell. Michael Hooper. Australian Music and Modernism, 1960–1975

Thalia Laughlin. Federico Lazzaro. Écoles de Paris en Musique 1920–1950 : Identités, Nationalisme, Cosmopolitisme [Parisian Schools in Music 1920–1950: Identities, Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism]

Michelle Meinhart. Sarah Collins. Lateness and Modernism: Untimely Ideas about Music, Literature and Politics in Interwar Britain

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