2015 Research Seminars
Elizabeth Burchill Room, Menzies, E561
Semester 2, 2015
6 August, 10-11am: Dr Sam Curkpatrick presents: What are songlines? Exploring lines of connection in Aboriginal song.
13 August, 10-11am: Dr Joel Crotty presents: Moderated modernism as filtered through Stefan Niculescu’s Requiem (2003).
11-12pm: Dr Andrea Baker presents: Bowie and the Imagined City of Berlin.
20 August, 10-11am: Alastair Kerr presents: Transcultural and Cannibalistic: Tradition and the Improviser.
27 August, 10-11am: Jennifer Game-Lopata presents: Sounding the tarhu: How ideals of acoustic sound and globalisation guided the creation of the tarhu; and continue to shape contemporary approaches to improvisation practices.
3 September, 10-11am: Dr Daniela Kaleva presents: The Australian Premiere of Gustav Holst’s Opera ‘Savitri’.
10 September, 10-11am: Jeremy Dibble presents: Delius’s opera ‘A Village Romeo and Juliet’: A problem of genre.
17 September, 10-11am: Jane Hardie presents: Sydney, Spain and Serendipity: Spanish Liturgical Music Manuscripts at the University of Sydney.
11-12pm: David Andrés-Fernández presents: Research on liturgical books of music: the case of Chile
24 September, 10-12pm: Honours presentations.
8 October, 10-11am: Ros Bandt presents: Composing the mixed media: Five Faces of Medea
15 October, 10-11am: Rob Stove presents: ‘If there was an organ here, I could thank you’: Bruckner, organ-playing, and the sacred.
11-12pm: Dan Sheehan presents: ‘How can I practice that?’ The improvisational etude as a reflective model for building language and technique.
22 October, 10-11am: Professor John Griffiths presents: Alternative notations & unwritten practices, 1450-1750: backwaters of history, frontiers of research.