Victorian College of the Arts - Theses
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Puppetry as a healing art: a view through the lens of practice
This artistic practice-as-research has two presentational components: a fifteen minute video titled “Puppetry as a healing art: a view through the lens of practice” (the video https://vimeo.com/274432050) and a dissertation ...
A survey of film music by William Hamilton Webber written for the feature films of Ken G. Hall 1932 - 1939
This paper addresses the music compiled by William Hamilton Webber for use in the early sound films of Australian filmmaker Ken G. Hall. Webber’s music, though primarily, but not exclusively, compiled from film library ...
Photography's material medium
Photography’s Material Medium explores the way technological developments in image production can extend the potential for photography to open up as a material and a medium. In the studio-based component of this project, ...
Master of Music (Composition)
This completed folio comprises five works, including two orchestral, two small ensemble and one solo for voice and electronics. The compositions concern colour, timbre, gesture, and alternative notation such as time-space, ...
Wynton Kelly: his life and music
This thesis explores the music of jazz pianist Wynton Kelly. Wynton Kelly was a mainstream hard bop stylist who made a significant mark on the jazz world through the 1950s and 60s. Although most famed for his five-year ...
Begotten, not made: availing and performed sites for a poetics of being
This research has taken a practice-led form. The questions and issues are those arising in and through the practice of an artist working in live performance and were formed in and through personal, practical experience. The ...
A philosophy of change: Richard Meale and Viridian
The study of the philosophical origins of Richard Meale's Viridian, as compared with those of the main-stream of the avant-garde and with those of the Symbolists and Debussy, draws the conclusion that Meale has, in the ...
And their lungs reflect what the sun means to them
And Their Lungs Reflect What the Sun Means to Them is a personal exploration of the words, sounds and thoughts that make up a man. Engaging with the musical, cultural and linguistic, the piece and it's parallel exegesis ...
Acting-out of the depression: J. C. Williamson, 1893
This thesis presents a synchronic case-study of J. C. Williamson’s business activities for the year 1893 while he was in partnership with George Musgrove. The year 1893 was a year of severe financial depression in Australia ...
Australian piano music 1980-2010 from a pianist's perspective: a presentation of two performance events
The interpretation and performance of new Australian solo piano music 1980-2010 are both under-researched. The ten representative solo piano works upon which this thesis is based were written by two distinct generations ...