Research Seminars

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Research Seminars
Semester 1, 2017

Venue: E561, Menzies, 11-12 on Thursdays.
Inquiries: Dr Paul Watt: 9905 3634 or

2 March

Rob Stove:
Multum in parvo: Stanford’s Organ Preludes and Postludes

16 March

Joel Crotty:
Reality of the Exotic: Australian cultural engagement with East Asia, as demonstrated through a selection of Duncan McKie’s mid-20th century art songs.

6 April

John Griffiths:
Can Heteroclito Giancarli change the world?

Antti-Ville Kärjä:
When Engelbert Humperdinck met Irwin Goodman: unearthing ”an early Finnish band” in Aotearoa New Zealand

11 May

Adrian McNeil:
Hereditary Musicians, Hindustani Music and the Public Sphere in Late Nineteenth Century Calcutta 

18 May

John Whiteoak:
The ‘Instrument of Romance’: Guitars and Guitar-Playing in Australian Musical Entertainment, Culture and Society Before the Jazz Age

Marcus Wigan:
​The Invisible Festival-MIFOH 1971-2010 and what do we do with the massive collection of orphan works discovered?