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Researcher: Legg, AFJ (Associate Professor Andrew Legg)

Fields of Research

Music Performance
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Music Composition
Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing

Research Objectives

The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
Music
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Education and Training Systems
Arts and Leisure
Cultural Understanding
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Conserving Intangible Cultural Heritage

Career Best Publications

A taxonomy of musical gesture in African American gospel music; Popular Music
A Very Gospel Christmas
ABC 7:30 Report
ARIA Award Nomination for Best World Music Album
Bach to Bacharach
Broadway to Australia
Devonport Choral Festival, Devonport Town Hall
Dream Masons Project
Festival of Broadway
Festival of Broadway
Festival of Voices
Festival of Voices - Gospel
Festival of Voices - Gospel Concert
Festival of Voices, Curator
Festival Of Voices, Gospel Music Stream Director
Gospel Choir performance for ABC Collectors Christmas Edition
Great Day [sound recording].
High On A Mountain: CD release/launch, Southern Gospel Choir
High On A Mountain: Concert for CD release/launch, Southern Gospel Choir
ICon Launch of Conservatorium Concert year
ICon recital
Jazz Meets Gospel
Legg and Lurighi in Concert
Lord of the Harvest/Daily Bread for The Spirit of Christmas Album
Renewed in Word and Worship: Preaching, Worship & Congregational Development
Sing Salamanca
Southern Gospel Choir - Devonport Jazz Festival
Southern Gospel Choir Disciples Ten Days on the Island
Southern Gospel Choir performance (director) - Ten Days on the Island
Southern Gospel Choir Promotional DVD - Daily Bread/Lord of the Harvest
Southern Gospel Choir, Sing Salamanca Concert
Southern Gospel Choir, Sing Salamanca Concert
Southern Gospel Choir: St David's Cathedral
Stateline
Teaching Excellence Award
The Cape Horners
The Mountain
The Transculturalisation of African American Gospel Music: The Context and Culture of Gospel Traditions in Australian Gospel Music
UTAS Classical Series: Keyboard Showcase concert
White Man Black Music

Research Publications

2007 Festival of Voices Keynote speaker Gospel Stream
A taxonomy of musical gesture in African American gospel music; Popular Music
A Very Gospel Christmas
A Very Gospel Christmas - Southern Gospel Choir
ABC 7:30 Report
An analysis of performance practices in African American gospel music: rhythm, lyric treatment and structures in improvisation and accompaniment; Popular Music
ARIA Award Nomination for Best World Music Album
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute (AISOI)
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute Performance program
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: Feel The Intensity
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: Harness the Fire
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: Hymn to the Natural World
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: Time's Eternal Dance
Bach to Bacharach
Back with Bacharach: Maria Lurighi and Andrew Legg
Brighter Day
Brighter Day
Brighter Day
Broadway to Australia
Conservatorium Contemporary Beat
Conservatorium: Concert Program 12
Consultants Report on Performing Arts Program
Devonport Choral Festival, Devonport Town Hall
Don Kay Birthday Concert
Dots on the Rox
Dots on the Rox - IMAS and UTAS Conservatorium, Antarctic seal research concert
Dream Masons Project
Festival
Festival of Broadway
Festival of Broadway
Festival of Voices
Festival of Voices
Festival of Voices
Festival of Voices
Festival of Voices - ABC performance & interview with Tim Cox
Festival of Voices - Gospel
Festival of Voices - Gospel Concert
Festival of Voices Gospel Concert - director
Festival of Voices, Curator
Festival Of Voices, Gospel Music Stream Director
Festival of Voices: Curatorship, Workshop Program
Giving a Legg up
Gospel Choir Concert for ABAF
Gospel Choir performance for ABC Collectors Christmas Edition
Gospel Great
Gospel in the Secular World
Gospel Music Feast
Gospel Truth, George
Great Christian Songbook Performance
Great Day [sound recording].
Happy Meeting
Heaven's, It's Gospel
High On A Mountain: CD release/launch, Southern Gospel Choir
High On A Mountain: Concert for CD release/launch, Southern Gospel Choir
I Can Make This Journey: The SGC in the USA
iCon Concert
iCon Concert Series Launch 2007
ICon Launch of Conservatorium Concert year
ICon recital
Indulgence: SGC Major Fundraising USA Launch
Infectious Rhythms
It's On - The Wolfe Brothers
Jazz Meets Gospel
Journey; The Southern Gospel Choir in the USA
Legg and Lurighi in Concert
Legg and the GSMMB Choir in Concert
Legg, Hodges and Haywood
Let Freedom Ring
Let Freedom Ring; Boîte Singers’ Festival 2017
Live & Raw
Lord of the Harvest/Daily Bread for The Spirit of Christmas Album
Music of Heart and Soul
Music School Consultation and Organisational Development Project Report
Professional Practice Portfolio
Pursuit of Excellence - Documentary Film (SBS)
Renewed in Word and Worship: Preaching, Worship & Congregational Development
REVELATOR: The Influences and Impact of African American Gospel Music Techniques, Performance Practices and Recording Techniques on Four New Original Australian Contemporary Creative Musical Works
Rock to Rock Joyfully
Salvation Army 150th Anniversary Concert
School's in for Hamsters
SGC at St David's - Southern Gospel Choir
SGC2USA: The Southern Gospel Choir Research and Tour Project
Sing Salamanca
Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land: An examination of the nexus between the Southern Gospel Choir and the city of Hobart, Tasmania; Made in Australia and New Zealand: Studies in Global Popular Music
Soul Spirit and Fire
Soul Sung with Conviction
Southern Gospel Choir - a capella (2 performances)
Southern Gospel Choir - Devonport Jazz Festival
Southern Gospel Choir Concert (director)
Southern Gospel Choir Disciples Ten Days on the Island
Southern Gospel Choir In Concert
Southern Gospel Choir performance (director) - Ten Days on the Island
Southern Gospel Choir performing at the University of Tasmania Foundation Dinner
Southern Gospel Choir Promotional DVD - Daily Bread/Lord of the Harvest
Southern Gospel Choir, Sing Salamanca Concert
Southern Gospel Choir, Sing Salamanca Concert
Southern Gospel Choir: Burnie Shines
Southern Gospel Choir: St David's Cathedral
Standing in the Shadows of Mona
Standing in the Shadows of MONA - Revelator
Standing in the Shadows of MONA - Southern Gospel Choir
Standing In the Shadows Of MONA 2014
Standing In The Shadows Of MONA 2016
Standing In The Shadows of MONA II
Stateline
Synaethesia: MONA
Syn[A]: Clavier A Lumieres
Tasmanian Discovery Orchestra: Proud Music (Festival of Voices)
Tassie Voices Tap Into Soul
TDO Concert 1: 2012
TDO Concert 3: 2012
Teaching Excellence Award
The Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: A Scorching Performance
The Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute: Unleash the Fire Within
The Cape Horners
The Context and Culture of Improvised Music & the Transculturalisation of African American Gospel Music into an Australian Context: iCon and Beat Night
The Gospel Guy
The KD and Dr Legg Gospel Music Experience: Festival of Voices 2016
The Magic Flute (Opera Production)
The Mountain
The Southern Gospel Choir and the Taste of Tasmania
The Subtlety of Time: Tony Gould, Andrew Legg, Jan Sedivka Camerata
The Transculturalisation of African American Gospel Music: The Context and Culture of Gospel Traditions in Australian Gospel Music
Under the Ice Cap
University of Tasmania: Celebrating 125 Years
UTAS Classical Series: Keyboard Showcase concert
Vox on the Rox
White Man Black Music
WWI: Songs and Music
“The Potters House Church”

Research Projects

The Influences and Impact of African American Gospel Music Techniques, Performance Practices and Recording Techniques on Four New Original Australian Contemporary Creative Musical Works; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Influences of African American Gospel Music Techniques and Performance Practices on Four Original Australian Contemporary Creative Musical Works; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

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)
Complexity Through Interaction - an Investigation into the Spontaneous Development of Collective Musical Ideas from Simple Thematic Materials
Digital Hybrid Percussion- The Development of a Standardized Playing Technique ThroughReflective Practice
Film Rites- The Aesthetics of Portraying Music on Film - Problems, Styles and Techniques
Finding a Voice- The Development of Musical Individuality in the Contect of Accepted Methodologies of Practice
Ian Pearce- Development, Significance and Contributions to Australian Jazz
Idiosyncratic Concepts in the Music of Henry Threadgill- An Applied Investigation into Compositional and Improvisational Techniques
Improvising for Jazz Guitar in Solo, Duo and Trio Settings- A Whole-instrument Approach to Integrating Single-line and Polyphonic Concepts.
Piano Transcription as Translation in Music- Cross-Genre Adaptations
Rhythmic complexity & irregularity in contemporary jazz
The Development and Investigation of a Model for Introducing Jazz Education to Secondary School Ensembles
The Digital Piano Accordion- A Modern Instrument for Traditional and Contemporary Performance Contexts
The Investigation of Intervallic Constructs and their Implementation
Writing Songs and Writing a Record- Inside the Composition of an Acoustic Pop Album