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  • A Kind of Magic: Identifying and Analysing Queen's Idiolect, 1973-1980

    Braae, Nicholas (University of Waikato, 2016)
    ‘A Kind of Magic’ is a musicological study of the British band Queen’s output between 1973 and 1980. The research analyses 90 songs across eight studio albums, and covers the era during which Queen emerged as one of the ...
  • Bach’s Creative Journey: A Study of Source, Circumstance, Genre, Interpretation and Procedure in the Earliest Music of J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

    Grigsby, Nicholas (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is one of the most researched composers in Western music, yet attempts to comprehend the universal personality of the man continue unabated. The earliest period of his creative life, between ...
  • Composition Portfolio

    McKinnon, Peter Jonathan (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This portfolio of original compositions is made up of six works, two electroacoustic and four acoustic. Firstly a Piano suite for solo piano, composed of four different short works, exploring different themes and modes ...
  • Composition Portfolio

    Cao, YunQi (University of Waikato, 2016)
    This portfolio consist of five works: an octet (for flute, erhu, yangqin, guzheng, two violins, viola and cello), a trio (for violin, cello and piano), a piano suite, a song cycle and a duet (for flute and harp). The aim ...
  • Composition Portfolio

    Ulenberg, Phillippa (University of Waikato, 2011)
    The music written for this portfolio offers creative answers to some of the challenges facing contemporary New Zealand composition, including multiculturalism.This has involved in-depth research using a variety of methods. ...
  • Léonce de Saint-Martin: Organist and Composer

    Smith, Philip Andrew (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This study examines the life and work of the largely forgotten organist Léonce de Saint-Martin and the role he played in the life of Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris. The Study consists of two parts: A) Performance The ...
  • Master of Music in Composition

    Connors, Teresa Marie (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This portfolio of compositions involved the creation of multimedia works within the context of collaborative artistic practice. This interest has resulted from my increasing participation in multidisciplinary collaborative ...
  • A Portfolio of Compositions

    Dobson, Elizabeth Jane (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    The pieces in this portfolio cover a wide range of methods and styles - from work for a single vocalising percussionist, to singing bowl and electronics and a work for full orchestra. The aim of this portfolio is to ...
  • Portfolio of Compositions

    Wragg, Jeffrey Stephen (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This portfolio is made up of eight works. Et Tu mixes both acoustic and electronic instruments. In addition to traditional compositional techniques it also utilizes digital effects as a means of enhancing the composition. ...
  • Portfolio of compositions

    Tang, Xu (University of Waikato, 2015)
    The compositions in this portfolio aim to synthesise aspects of contemporary Western classical composition with techniques from traditional Chinese classical music in a way unique to the composer. That aim generates a ...
  • Portfolio of Compositions: Systematic composition of cross-genre hybrid music

    Mayall, Jeremy Mark (University of Waikato, 2015)
    The research focus of this PhD thesis is the development of a new technique for composing original musical compositions in which elements from different musical genres are hybridised. The innovative aspect of achieving ...
  • Relationship of the cricothyroid space with vocal range in female singers

    Pullon, Beverley Maree (University of Waikato, 2014)
    It is well documented that the cricothyroid (CT) space opens and closes with changes in pitch, narrowing with rising pitch and widening with falling pitch. Indeed, cricothyroid approximation surgery, a procedure where the ...
  • The application of ICT in the music classroom: Factors that influence technology integration in New Zealand secondary schools.

    O’Connell, Amanda (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This thesis investigates how New Zealand secondary school music teachers used ICT in their music programmes between 2008 and 2012. It started from the assumption that the adoption of technology in secondary music classrooms ...
  • The High Art of Trip Hop: Extending the Bristol Sound by Incorporating Compositional Approaches from Classical Music

    Wragg, Jeffrey Stephen (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    ‘The High Art of Trip Hop’ defines the Bristol sound and extends it through new composition techniques. The two-part thesis combines musicological and practice-led research. Part one analyses the Bristol sound, a style ...