Select Publications


Hooper M, 2019, Australian Music and Modernism, 1960-1975, Bloomsbury Academic,

Hooper M, 2012, The music of David Lumsdaine : Kelly Ground to cambewarra, ASHGATE, Farnham

2011, Songs for the Twenty-First Century, Hooper M, (ed.), UYMP, York

Book Chapters

Hooper M, 2021, 'Editorial Principles', in Hooper MJ (ed.), Roger Smalley on Music: collected writings, Toccata Press, London

Hooper M, 2021, 'The Main Themes of Roger Smalley’s Writings', in Hooper M (ed.), Roger Smalley on Music: collected writings, Toccata Press, London

Hooper M, 2021, 'Studying Conyngham’s Sketches: an overview and some examples of his working methods', in Bazaar: A Celebration of Barry Conyngham, University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Hooper M, 2019, 'Don Banks: Hammer Horror and Serial Composition', in Wierzbicki J (ed.), Double Lives Film Composers in the Concert Hall, Routledge,

Hooper MJ, 2017, 'The Art of Scholarship', in Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music, Rowman & Littlefield,

Hooper M, 2004, 'David Lumsdaine’s Kelly Ground', in Hair G (ed.), Modernism in Australian Music, 1950-2000: Eight Case Studies, edn. Original, Southern Voices, Amaroo

Edited Books

Hooper M, (ed.), 2021, Roger Smalley on Music: collected writings, Toccata Press, London

Journal articles

Hooper M, 2019, 'Australian Music, the 1960s and early 1970s - history, nationalism, and celebration', Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene,

Hooper M, 2019, 'A note about discipline: analysis, performance, and birdsong', Journal of Music Research Online, vol. 10,

Hooper M, 2019, 'Hooper, Michael. “Björn Heile and Charles Wilson, Eds. The Routledge Research Companion to Modernism in Music. Routledge. £175.” Tempo 73, no. 289 (2019): 86–87.', Tempo, pp. 86 - 87,

Hooper MJ, 2016, ''Traces of birdsong in Elliott Gyger’s opera Fly Away Peter'', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 76, pp. 169 - 193

Hooper MJ, 2015, '‘Singing Seahorses: Eyre and the Air’', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 75, pp. 114 - 132,

Hooper MJ, 2015, 'Confusion in the service of discovery', Tempo, vol. 69, pp. 12 - 23,

Hooper M, 2014, 'FINNISSY: The History of Photography in Sound Metier MSV77501 (I Pace)', TEMPO, vol. 68, pp. 88 - 89,

Hooper M, 2013, 'Collaboration and coordination in the creation of new music', Leonardo, vol. 46, pp. 78 - 79,

Hooper M, 2013, 'The Pierrot Ensembles: Chronicle and Catalogue, 1912–2012', Musicology Australia, vol. 35, pp. 302 - 303,

Hooper MJ, 2013, 'The well-tempered oboe and the tradition of innovation.', The Musical Times, vol. 154, pp. 67 - 89,

Hooper M, 2012, 'The Start of Performance, or: Does Collaboration Matter?', Tempo, vol. 66, pp. 26 - 36

Hooper , 2011, '‘Energetic Gravity’', Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene,

Hooper M, 2011, 'Forming, Submerging, Flames, Air: A Musical Architecture for Vic Hoyland’s Phoenix', Tempo, vol. 65, pp. 18 - 30,

Hooper M, 2011, 'Reaching Higher: Finnissy’s Greatest Hits of All Time as the impetus for innovation', The Musical Times, vol. 152, pp. 43 - 57

Conference Papers

Hooper MJ, 2016, 'Elliott Gyger's Fly Away Peter', in Roger Covell at 85, UNSW, UNSW, presented at Roger Covell 85th Celebrations, UNSW, 05 March 2016 - 05 March 2016

Conference Presentations

Hooper M, 2013, 'The Wardour Castle Summer Schools and the formation of British Music Theatre?', presented at RMA, London, 19 September 2013 - 21 September 2013

Hooper M, 2013, 'Richard Meale’s Modernism', presented at ICMSN, Liverpool, UK, 12 September 2013 - 15 September 2013

Hooper M, 2013, 'Four Technologies in David Lumsdaine’s Aria for Edward John Eyre', presented at Modern Soundscapes, UNSW, 10 July 2013 - 13 July 2013

Hooper M, 2011, 'Does Collaboration Matter?', presented at International Conference of Music Since Nineteen‐Hundred (ICMSN), Lancaster

Hooper M, 2011, 'The Start of Performance', presented at Performance Studies Network International Conference, Cambridge

Hooper M, 2011, 'The Start of Performance', presented at Performa ‘11, Conference on Performance Studies, University of Aveiro

Hooper M, 2010, 'Detailing the Wardour Castle Summer Schools', presented at Royal Musical Association annual conference, IMR, London

Music Compositions

Hooper M, 2018, The sound of persuasion, Publication: Golden Spike Press, Valencia, California, publication category: Music Compositions

Creative Works (non-textual)

Hooper MJ, 2016, Unfold, Unfold, 01 July 2016 - 01 July 2016, medium: CD, online


Fabian D (ed.), 2016, Elliott Gyger's opera Fly Away Peter, School of the Arts and Media, UNSW, Sydney

Hooper MJ, 2015, When music and poetry converse,

Hooper (ed.), 2015, [Liner Notes for the CD] David Gorton: Orfordness,

Hooper (ed.), 2014, Unfold: fresh approaches to older works, Australian Music Centre, Sydney

Hooper MJ, 2014, Review: Michael Finnissy: The History of Photography in Sound. Ian Pace (pno). Métier MSV77501., Tempo, Cambridge,

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