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Researcher: Forbes, AM (Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes)

Research Fields

Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Music Performance
Music Composition
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Philosophy of Religion
Aesthetics
Globalisation and Culture

Research Impact

The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
Music
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Understanding Australia's Past
Understanding Past Societies
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies

Career Best Publications

An expatriate Englishman: Fritz Hart in Australia; In: The Soundscapes of Australia: Music Place and Spritituality
Doctoral Research through Music Performance; Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts
Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot; Rowman and Littlefield
Out of old mythologies: Joseph Holbrooke and Thomas Evelyn Ellis; Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot
Sorrowful Voices: Performing Mahler's Kindertotenlieder; Musicology Australia
The local impact of an international celebrity: Fritz Kreisler in Australasia; Musicology Australia

Research Publications

'Forbes revives the fortunes of Lotti' by Elizabeth Delaney
'Songs of Experience': The contribution of Fritz Hart; CHOMBEC
A Bridge to Another World; Bridges: Transformational Journeys, 32nd National conference MSA
A Venetian Festal Gloria: Antonio Lotti's Gloria in D Major; In; Music Research, New Directions for a New Century
An expatriate Englishman: Fritz Hart in Australia; In: The Soundscapes of Australia: Music Place and Spritituality
Ave Verum
Bruce Steele and Richard Divall (eds) Henry Handel Richardson: The Music vols 1 and 2
Doctoral Research through Music Performance; Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts
Embodied Learning in an Orchestral Setting; 31st ISME World Conference on Music Education
Fritz Bennicke Hart (1874-1949) AE songs: settings of the poems by AE (George William Russell); University of Melbourne, Centre for Studies in Australian Music
Fritz Bennicke Hart - Selected Works for Women's Chorus; Marshall-Hall Trust, Centre for Studies in Australian Music, University of Melbourne
Fritz Bennicke Hart: Herrick Songs; Centre for Studies in Australian Music, University of Melbourne
Fritz Hart: choral works for female voices; Sing Out
Fritz Hart: Melbourne's Celtic Composer-in-Residence; First Australian Conference of Celtic Studies
From the outside: Helpmann, Nolan and Williamsonís Australian ballet, The Display (1964); Context: A Journal of Music Research
Grainger in Edwardian London; Australasian Music Research
Hart, Fritz
Hart, Fritz
Holding an Island Captive: Fritz Kreisler's Australian Tour of 1925; Musical Islands: Exploring Connections between Music, Place and Research
In the Service of shadows :music and the liturgy of Tenebrae; Power of Music: The 34th National Conference of teh Musicology Socirety of Australia and the 2nd International Conference on Music and Emotion
Introduction (Editorial); Australasian Music Research
Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot; Rowman and Littlefield
Music and the Australasian Media; Australasian Music Research
Music at an Exhibition: A Case Study of the Tasmanian International Exhibition, 1894-1895; Context
Out of old mythologies: Joseph Holbrooke and Thomas Evelyn Ellis; Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot
Respiratory muscle training in children and adults with neuromuscular disease (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Rossini Messe Solennelle
Situating Holbrooke in British Musical History; Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot
Sorrowful Voices: Performing Mahler's Kindertotenlieder; Musicology Australia
Spiritual transcendence and the stilo antico of Antonio Lotti; The New Zealand Musicological Society and the Musicological Society of Australia Joint Conference
The impact of Musical celebrity in Australia: Fritz Kreisler's 1925 tour; Islands Music Research in Australia and New Zealand
The local impact of an international celebrity: Fritz Kreisler in Australasia; Musicology Australia
The Use of YouTube to Improve Studentsí Acuity and Analytic Skills in Discussion of Issues in Music Performance; Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal
Thrilling ride in united pursuit of artistic goals brings smiles all round
Wither's Hymnes and Songs of the Church

Research Projects

Fritz Hart's Musical Settings of the Poetry of AE (George Russell): A Critical Analysis and Performing Edition; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Reflections of Spiritual Ecstasy: Sacred Compositions of Antonio Lotti; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Impact on Australian Musical Culture of the 1925 Australasian Tour of Fritz Kreisler; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

"These Sad, Distracted Tymes"- The Impact of the civil War and Interregnum on English Music, c.1640 to c.1660
A 21st Century Analytical Perspective of the 20th Century Impressionistic Piano Works of Miriam Hyde
A New Methodology for the Analysis of Drum Kit Accompaniment Techniques for Big Band Performance- A Case Study Involving Jazz Drummer Bernard "Buddy" Rich (30/9/1917-2/4/1987)
A new Taxonomy for Solo Classical Guitar Improvisation
A poetics of convergence in music
A Practical Study of the Music of Malcolm Arnold - A Conductor's Perspective
A Unique or Universal Voice?- Octatonicism in Early 20th Century Dutch Composition
An Australian Composer Abroad- Malcolm Williamson and the Projection of an Australian Identity
Bringing new works to life- collaboration and interpretation in the performance, recording and editing of new works for guitar
Contribution of Jan Sedivka
East Meets West- Technical Solutions to Cross-cultural Performance Practice Issues in Violin Concertos by Larry Sitsky and Tan Dun
Escapee Gloss- A Symphony of Polymedia
Examining interpretation in song through the work of Sarah Vaughan
Film Rites- The Aesthetics of Portraying Music on Film - Problems, Styles and Techniques
Historical Developments in Writing for Low Horn
How Does Music Influence Cognition
Ian Pearce- Development, Significance and Contributions to Australian Jazz
If Music and Sweet Poetry Agree- The Marriage of Two Art-Forms, with Particular Emphasis on Inflection, Speech Rhythm, Dramatic Intensity and Musical Coherence
Illuminating Musical Lifeworlds- Phenomenological narratives of the musical lifeworlds of five senior secondary school students
Imitation and the use of Extended Techniques in the Solo Flute Compositions
Interpreting the Flute Works of Jean Francaix (1912-1997)
Investigate the relationship between Benjamin Britten and J.S. Bach, as evidenced in Britten's Suites for Solo Cello.
Music Manuscripts in Tablature for the 11 Course Lute (C.1675-1720) Requiring Non-Standad Tunings
National Dance and Folk Elements in Argentine Cello Compositions
Nineteenth Century Study Repertoire for Violin with Links to the Colourstrings Method
Piano Transcription as Translation in Music- Cross-Genre Adaptations
Russian composition for viola from Glinka to Shostakovich
Scordatura Mysteries- Intonation Theories and How These Relate to the Scordatura Writing in Biber's Mystery Sonatas
Technical Demands of Selected Contemporary Works for Violin
The Chamber Opera Libretto- A Complex Relationship of Words, Drama and Music
The Cimmerian and the Elysian- How musical and extra-musical models and expressive ethos affect the compositional process
The Development and Investigation of a Model for Introducing Jazz Education to Secondary School Ensembles
The Development of the French Violin Sonata (1860-1910)
The Digital Piano Accordion- A Modern Instrument for Traditional and Contemporary Performance Contexts
The Investigation of Intervallic Constructs and their Implementation
The Modernisation of Slide Guitar- The Advancement and Adaption of Slide Guitar Techniques and Their Applications to Contemporary Jazz Guitar Performance
The reception and influence of Holst's music in Australia
The revival of extemporisation in modern performance of works of the 17th and 18th centuries
The Role of Jan Sedivka in the Development of Australian Contemporary String Music
The Role of Music in the Liturgical Practices of Enclosed Roman Catholic Communities in Australia from 1960 to the Present Day
The role of percussion instruments & music in an Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander culture
The significance of the hybridisation of mathematics and music via the selected works of Xenakis
The simplification of complex notation presented in aleatoric forms
The Transculturisation of African American Gospel Music- The Context and Culture of Gospel Traditions in Australian Gospel Music
The use of non-musical sources for the modelling of structure in musical composition
Toward An Understanding Of The Madrigal in Sixteenth Century Spain- A Case Study of the Manuscript MadM 6829