Mr James Wishart B.A. (Hons.), Oxon, M.Mus., Surrey

Lecturer Music


(All at undergraduate/postgraduate levels).
Composition. Arrangement and orchestration. Music technology/study of electroacoustic music and its aesthetics. Music and Politics (esp. 20th-21st century). 20th century Historical and Analytical topics in Classical Music. Opera and music-theatre. Performance studies. Performance aesthetics. Study of recorded musical performances. Musical notation issues - esp. new notational developments. History of American music, history of Australian music. Aesthetics of the avant-garde. The development of modernism. Modernism and postmodernism. Music in relation to other artforms. Critical issues in musicology. Words and music. Multimedia and composition. Issues of arrangement, transcription and recomposition. Dissertation supervision.