Recent Publication Highlights
Sarah Collins, The Aesthetic Life of Cyril Scott (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2013)
Gay Breyley, ‘Sima’s choices: Negotiating repertoires and identities in contemporary Iran’ in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity, ed. Ruth Hellier, University of Illinois Press, 2013, 177–93
Aline Scott-Maxwell, ‘Australian encounters with an imagined China in early musical entertainment’, in Encounters: Musical Meetings between Australia and China, ed. Nicholas Ng, Australian Academic Press, 2013, 20–35
Margaret Kartomi, Musical Journeys in Sumatra (Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012)
Patrick Spedding and Paul Watt (eds), Bawdy Songbooks of the Romantic Period (4 vols.) (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011)
Bronia Kornhauser, ‘Layers of identity in the 1960s surf rock icon Misirlou’, Musicology Australia 32/2 (2010): 185–201
Joel Crotty, ‘Ballet and the Australian way of life: The development of a national dance repertoire, 1951–61’, Acta Musicologica 82/2 (2010): 305–40
Higher Degrees in Progress (PhD)
Julia Cornwell, The Crucible: An American Opera by Robert Ward
Vahidei Eisaie, Iranian Children’s Songs in the Capital City of Iran, Tehran: A Study in Ethnomusicological Analysis of Rural and Urban areas
Sharifah Faizal, The Malay Art Song (Lagu Seriosa): History and Development in the Context of Musical Nationalism
John Garzoli, Contemporary Fusion Music in Thailand: Pathways and Obstacles to Musical and Cultural Innovation
Christian Griffiths, Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Demotic Song’ (with the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies)
Kieran Hancock, Transplantation, Reception and Responses in Australia (Melbourne) of the Choral Synagogue Music of South African Jews
Nadia Widyawati Madzh, Changes in the Traditional Ceremonies, Music and Dance in the Daily Life of the Melanau People of Sarawak, with Particular Reference to the Period 1983–2013
Nona Monahin, The Balletto Suites in the Choreographic Manuals of Fabritio Caroso and Cesare Negri: A Study of Danced Suites in Italy during the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries
Ari Palawi, The Malay Music Culture of Singkil and Kepulauan Banyak, Sumatra
Sean Priest, Traditions, Repertoires and Practices: Locating the Nineteenth-Century French Solo Valve Trumpet Tradition’
Stephanie Rocke, A History of the Concert Mass (with the School of Philosophy, Historical and International Studies)
Kate Sullivan, French Court-aires, with their Ditties Englished: How Language Influences Text Settings in the seventeenth-century French air de cour
Edi Yanto, Independent Music Inside Jogjakarta Palace Walls 2012–2017
Javier A. Silva Zurita, Ancestral and Modern Styles in Lafkenche Singing, Southern Chile.
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Clarinet Mega Day Returns in 2017!
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University invites all clarinet players to the fifth annual Clarinet Mega Day. Come along for a day of all things clarinet!
Monash University Emerging Music Prizes 2017
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music are offering four Emerging Music Prizes valued at … Continue reading Monash University Emerging Music Prizes 2017
School of Music well represented in 2017 Art Music Awards
Finalists for the Australian Music Centre’s 2017 Art Music Awards were announced last week, and … Continue reading School of Music well represented in 2017 Art Music Awards
New book by Monash musicologist Dr Paul Watt explores the legendary career of British music critic Ernest Newman
Dr Paul Watt’s latest book, Ernest Newman: A Critical Biography, has just been published. Ernest … Continue reading New book by Monash musicologist Dr Paul Watt explores the legendary career of British music critic Ernest Newman
After Julia performed by Decibel New Music Ensemble
After Julia is a concert by Decibel New Music of eight contemporary works by Australian … Continue reading After Julia performed by Decibel New Music Ensemble
Richard Divall 1945-2017
One of the most distinguished Australian musicians, Professor Fra Richard Divall, died on 15 January, … Continue reading Richard Divall 1945-2017
Audition Preparation Short Course, 2017
Jazz, Popular Studies and Creative Music Technology Audition Preparation Short Course 2017 is a two-day course for jazz instrumentalists, jazz voice, popular voice and Creative Music Technology students.
Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award 2017
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University is pleased to introduce the Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award for outstanding classical-jazz fusion original composition and performance.
Rob Burke and Andrys Onsman Launch New Book: Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music
Coordinator of Jazz and Popular Studies Rob Burke, alongside Andrys Onsman, have launched their new … Continue reading Rob Burke and Andrys Onsman Launch New Book: Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music
New book published on nineteenth-century popular music
Dr Paul Watt (Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music) and Dr Patrick Spedding (LLCL)—with Professor Derek B. Scott (University of Leeds)—are the editors of a new book: Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century: A Cultural History of the Songster
Professor Cat Hope appointed Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University is pleased to welcome Cat Hope … Continue reading Professor Cat Hope appointed Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music