Louise Dyer and Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre The Establishment of a Music Press
The University Library and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, are hosting a symposium on 18–19 May 2018, entitled: “Louise Dyer and Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre: The Establishment of a Music Press”
The two day symposium covers the Couperin complete edition (12 vols.; marking the 350th centenary of his birth) and other print publishing of the early years; the 78 rpm sound recordings; the press’s support in the 1930s of contemporary composers, especially French and Australian; and Louise Dyer and the visual arts.Keynote speaker Catherine Massip from Paris will deliver a public lecture. Concerts on Friday and Saturday evening complement the Symposium.