W hat does the word ‘musicology’ mean to you? What kind of person is a musicologist? What do they do? If you’re picturing a professorial type, male of course, sporting a bow tie, and poring over dusty manuscripts or instrumental treatises in a library or archive, it might be time to think again.

Carolyn Philpott at Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum, Hobart.Photo © Michael Rayner

Carolyn Philpott, Senior Lecturer...

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