Recent Submissions

  • Hurdy-gurdy: new articulations 

    Nowotnik, Piotr (2016)
    The purpose of this thesis is to expand existing literature concerning the hurdy-gurdy as a contemporary musical instrument. Notably, it addresses the lack of hurdy-gurdy literature in the context of contemporary composition ...
  • The process of composing 1938: An Opera 

    Clapp, Ashlee (2016)
    In this thesis I will illuminate the process of composing music for the original music theatre work 1938: An Opera. This is a multilingual political satire based primarily on Australian historical events. I will focus ...
  • Aspects of place in new folk music 

    Acton, Brea (2016)
    This practice-led research examines the notion of “place” within the context of new folk music and how the setting of a song can effectively drive, and respond to, social and environmental issues. Place is integral to my ...

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