Musicology staff conduct research in a wide range of areas including medieval chant and notation, rhetoric and 18th-century performance practice, Beethoven sketch studies and very recent musical compositional activity including the late works of Stockhausen and the work of other contemporary composers. Our research demonstrates a range of interests and approaches including compositional process, musical analysis, sketch studies, manuscript studies, notation studies, and performance practice.
Associate Professor Kathleen Nelson, Dr Christopher Coady, Dr David Larkin, Dr Alan Maddox, Associate Professor Peter McCallum, Associate Professor Neil McEwan, Associate Professor Neal Peres Da Costa.
The Musicology Unit offers postgraduate supervision to research students specialising in musicology and performance. Current and recent students work on a wide range of topics from early music and performance practice topics to 19th- and 20th-century historical and analytical topics of art music, as well as Australian music history, and contemporary popular music studies.
Recent outstanding research theses in Musicology:
The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 762