Melbourne Conservatorium of Music - Theses
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Developing a model and practice for vocal condition adaptation
This research project investigates vocal challenges commonly associated with preparation and performance of classical voice repertoire with wide ranging demands. It examines the challenges of managing a broad performance ...
Memorialising tragedy: bushfires, floods, 9/11, the Gulf War, and five minimalist influenced musical works
Tragedy has long been tied to artistic response. Visual, dramatic, and musical artists have memorialised tragic events and the human reaction surrounding them. This is an important part of contributing to aeons of cultural ...
Are You in Tune?
This research explores the experiential and practical performance aspects arising through using Pythagorean Tuning. The focus is primarily on the application of the tuning system in the creation, performance and apprehension ...
From social connectedness to equitable access: an action research project illuminating the opportunities and the barriers to accessing music for young people with disability transitioning from school to adult life
The action research project described in this thesis emerged from a partnership between the Community Inclusion Team of a large, not-for-profit disability service organisation in Australia (the Organisation) and the National ...
master of music composition folio
A folio of compositions by Caerwen Martin with short written introduction.
Applying György Sándor's basic technical patterns to Chopin’s Études Op. 10 and Op. 25: a commentary, annotated score and CD recording
This study applies György Sándor’s basic technical patterns to Chopin’s Études Op. 10 and Op. 25, as a means of reducing physical discomfort and technical challenge. Chopin’s Études are regarded as some of the most significant ...
Parents' and music therapists' reflections on the experience of music and home-based music therapy for paediatric palliative care patients and their families, who come from diverse cultural backgrounds
Music can be an important part of many young children’s lives, especially when a child is unwell, or dying. In recent years, the use of music therapy with children in paediatric palliative care (PPC) has become more ...
Vaios Malliaras: the formation of a folk clarinetist in the changing musical landscape of Greece 1920-1954
Examines the life and career of Vaios Malliaras, a Greek Folk Clarinettist from Lower Olympus, Thessaly, Greece during the Inter War Years of Greece 1918-1950.
An analysis of recordings of Johannes Brahms' Op. 118 No. 2
Johannes Brahms’ Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118 No. 2, is a well known piece in the piano repertoire, and a piece that invites a variety of interpretations. Although phonomusicology, or the study of recorded music, is ...
Performing difference: exploring the social world of the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Youth Chorus
This thesis explores member experiences of the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Youth Chorus (the Youth Chorus), Australia’s first community choir for Same Sex Attracted and Gender Diverse (SSAGD) young people. SSAGD young people ...