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Crusade for a Lost Reputation: G.W.L. Marshall-Hall and the Restitution of Alexander Leeper

Campbell, Peter (2015) Crusade for a Lost Reputation: G.W.L. Marshall-Hall and the Restitution of Alexander Leeper. Musicology Australia, 37 (2). pp. 280-288. ISSN 0814-5857

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    Abstract

    This review article acknowledges the debt that scholars of Australian music history owe to the pioneering research of Thérèse Radic. It focuses in part on her contribution to establishing the importance of the figure of G.W.L Marshall-Hall. It also addresses historiographical issues concerning Dr Alexander Leeper, the first Warden of Trinity College, and his role in the dismissal of Marshall-Hall from the University of Melbourne. Through extensive use of Trinity College archives, the article suggests that although Leeper played a leading role in the attack on Marshall-Hall, he was neither the sole nor the most vociferous opponent.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Trinity College, University of Melbourne, Alexander Leeper, G.W.L. Marshall-Hall, Ormond Professor of Music
    Fields of Research: 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190409 Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950101 Music
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): A - Humanities, general
    Association with University of Divinity: TRC: Trinity College
    Depositing User: Dr Peter Campbell
    Date Deposited: 02 May 2016 11:25
    Last Modified: 02 May 2016 11:25
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1906

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