Dr Simon Perry is a lecturer in musicology in the School of Music at the University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests include: theory and analysis of music, with particular focus on repertoires of the late 19th and early 20th century; music theory in Russia in the early 20th century; the music of Percy Grainger. Recent work (including forthcoming material) includes chapters and articles on: work on notational analysis of late common-practice and early post-common practice repertoires; a study of the notion of posthumous collaboration, considering Rimsky-Korsakov’s completion of Musorgsky’s Khovanshchina, and a study of the aesthetics of Percy Grainger as approached through his unpublished autobiographic writing.

Researcher biography

Dr Simon Perry's research interests include Russian music (history and criticism, and analysis) and analysis of late nineteenth and early twentieth century music.

He is a BMus (Hons) and MMus graduate from The University of Melbourne and a PhD graduate of the School of Music at UQ.

He lectures mainly in music techniques and music history.