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This article from The West Australian traces the history of Christmas carols back to the medieval period. It dates their origin to the beginning of the thirteenth century, when Francis of Assisi taught children to dance around a model of the manger…

A poem featured in The Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, which conforms to lyrical and bardic poetic traditions. It has medieval and classical undertones in both style and language.

This article from The West Australian details a performance, by Miss Lorna McKean and Mr Vaughan Hanly, of Gustav Hoist’s four songs for voice and solo violin at the Kylie Club. The performance was unusual, it suggests, because modern audiences…