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Researcher: Grenfell, M (Dr Maria Grenfell)

Fields of Research

Music Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Music Performance
Performing Arts and Creative Writing

Research Objectives

The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Music
Arts and Leisure

Career Best Publications

'A Pinch of Time' Burning Bright
A Feather of Blue
Di Primavera
Far from a Madding Crowd; Sounds Australian
Five Songs from the East
Four Leunig Pieces
Four Pooh Stories
Four Pooh Stories for solo flute
Rock Hopping
Ten Suns Ablaze
To the thing I wish I'd written
“Re-Composing” Unpublished Chinese Folk Songs into New Australian Compositions For Pipa And Piano; Asian Composers' League Conference and Festival

Research Publications

'A Pinch of Time' Burning Bright
'Night Songs' (2008) for chorus and orchestra
Di Primavera for guitar and marimba
Poems of a Bright Moon - trio for flute, clarinet and piano
A Feather of Blue
A Feather of Blue
A Feather of Blue
Alegria
Choro
Choro
Choro
Danny Boy and Loch Lomond
Desert Rain
Di Primavera
Di Primavera
Di Primavera
Fanfare for a City
Far from a Madding Crowd; Sounds Australian
Five Songs from the East
Five Songs from the East
Four Leunig Pieces
Four Leunig Pieces
Four Pooh Stories
Four Pooh Stories for solo flute
Hinemoa
Hush – 12 composers write for children at hospitals
Insight: From unpublished Chinese folk songs to new Australian compositions
Interview (untitled)
Interview (untitled)
Interview (untitled)
Interview (untitled)
Making Waves 3 - Portfolio Careers
Maria Grenfell Tasmanian composer
Maria Grenfell tutors young composers in TSO project
Maria Grenfell's swooping melodies make spirals
Nature Works
Night Songs
Not just any old concerto competition
Old, Male, and Stale: The Women Fighting Classical Music's Woman Problem
On a moonlit night
On a Moonlit Night, for alto flute and piano
On a Moonlit Night, for flute and piano
Option C Tango
Option C Tango
Poems of a Bright Moon
Poems of a Bright Moon
Poems of a Bright Moon - concert by Trillium Ensemble
Residential Summer String Camp
Roar!
Rock Hopping
Rollicking Rhymes - concert by Elanee Ensemble
Serenades and Skirmishing
Spotlight on students
Stealing Tutunui (own musical composition)
Submission 449: Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts
Tarraleah
Tasmanian Youth Orchestra Mini-Concerto Competition
Ten Suns Ablaze
The Blue Suite : three-movement work for guitar orchestra
These dark notes drifting
These dark notes drifting - concert at Music X Festival
Time Transfixed
To the thing I wish I'd written
TSO Composers' Project
Voyage
Voyage (recording)
“Re-Composing” Unpublished Chinese Folk Songs into New Australian Compositions For Pipa And Piano; Asian Composers' League Conference and Festival

Research Projects

Stylistic Development and Performance Practice: from Unpublished Chinese Folk Songs to New Australian Music Compositions; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Unique or Universal Voice?- Octatonicism in Early 20th Century Dutch Composition
If Music and Sweet Poetry Agree- The Marriage of Two Art-Forms, with Particular Emphasis on Inflection, Speech Rhythm, Dramatic Intensity and Musical Coherence
New music composition through the application and extension of negative dialectics
The Cimmerian and the Elysian- How musical and extra-musical models and expressive ethos affect the compositional process
The role of percussion instruments & music in an Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander culture
The simplification of complex notation presented in aleatoric forms
The songs of George Whitefield Chadwick (1854-1931)