Melbourne Conservatorium of Music - Theses
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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 ...
'The Voice of England': the English soprano and the early music revival, 1920–1939
During the 1920s and 1930s, a generation of English sopranos—including Dorothy Silk (1883–1942), Elsie Suddaby (1893–1980) and Isobel Baillie (1895–1983)—cultivated successful careers as exponents of early vocal music. The ...
Georgiana McCrae’s manuscript music collections: a life in music
This thesis considers the biographical, historical and musical significance of manuscript music collections belonging to the diarist, artist and musician Georgiana McCrae, who brought her collections from London and Scotland ...
Folio of Compositions
A completed a folio of original compositions by Harry Sdraulig, including chamber works and a trombone concerto. The music explores a sophisticated harmonic vocabulary, in creative dialogue with traditional models. The ...
A synthesis of Schenkerian and Neo-Riemannian theories: the first movement of Paul Hindemith’s Piano Sonata No. 1 as a case study
This thesis explores the possibility of synthesising some aspects of Schenkerian and Neo-Riemannian theories and seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach in the analysis of a twentieth-century sonata. Although ...
The life and musical contributions of Hermann Theodor Schrader (1860-1934)
This thesis examines the life and musical contributions of Hermann Theodor Schrader. Schrader was an active performer and teacher in Melbourne and Adelaide, receiving his main musical training in Leipzig, Germany.
The use of quoting strategies in my recent compositions
Abstract: This exegesis explores how four types of quotation outlined by musicologist Krystyna Tarnawska-Kaczorowska – parole and langue quotation, quotation-signatures and quotation-symbols are employed in short form works ...