Publications

Semiotics of Musical Time. Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. 250 pages.
This monograph investigates the link between musical time and the world of signs and symbols. It examines the extent to which musical time is a product of signs, sign systems, and sign-oriented behaviour.

Encyclopaedic Entries, Articles, Book Chapters, Conference Proceedings, Websites, Reviews, Expert Commentaries

Review of William Barton, Kalkadungu, Music for Didjeridu and Orchestra (ABC Classics, 4764834). Music Forum Vol. 20 No. 1 (Summer 2013): 76. Invited review.

Review of Astra 60, Michael Kieran Harvey Collection (Move Records MD 3357, 2012). Music Forum Vol. 19 No. 2 (Autumn 2013): 68. Invited review.

Review of John Tallis 1911 – 1996. A CD of Australian chamber music (Move Records MCD 463). Music Forum Vol. 19 No. 1 (Summer 2012): 76-77. Invited review.

Review of Edwards, Sibelius. Violin Concertos. A CD of Australian concert music (Canary Classics CC09). Music Forum Vol. 18 No. 4 (Spring 2012): 82. Invited review.

Review of Peter Cundall Reads War Poetry. A CD of war poetry (ABC Classics). Music Forum Vol. 18 No. 3 (Winter 2012): 80. Invited review.

Featured review (editor’s choice)of Heart of Night: Ross Edwards. A CD of Australian concert music (ABC Classics). Music Forum Vol. 18 No. 1 (Summer 2011 – 2012): 62-63. Invited review.

Review of “Being kept in the ‘back’ doesn’t mean that we’re sort of the poor cousin” – The Transnational Sydney Dance Music Scene and the Global Networks of Contemporary Club Culture. Journal of Music Research Online (2008). Invited review.

Review of Vertigo One, a CD of contemporary music for percussion, performed by Duo Vertigo (Claire Edwards and Niels Meliefste) (Karnatic Lab Records KLR 009). Music Forum Vol. 14 No. 3 (May – July 2008): 68. Invited review.

Review of Origami, a CD of contemporary ballet music by David Chisholm (Move Records MD 3307). Music Forum Vol. 13 No. 4 (August – October 2007): 68 – 70. Invited review.

“Computer Music” in The MCA Music in Australia Knowledge Base website (http://mcakb.wordpress.com/performance/creators/#comp). Accessed 9 August 2007. Invited entry.

Review of Never Stops to Wait, a CD of contemporary classical music by Rae Howell (Move Records MCD286). Music Forum Vol. 13 No. 3 (February – April 2007): 75 – 76. Invited review.

Review of Eavesdropping: Live at St Stephens Church 2005, a CD of contemporary classical music by Rae Howell (Self-release, www.sunwrae.com). Music Forum Vol. 13 No. 3 (February – April 2007): 76. Invited review.

Review of Musical Morphology, ed. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Frank Cox, and Wolfram Schurig. Music Forum Vol. 11 No. 4 (August – October 2005): 82. Invited review.

Review of The Foundations of Contemporary Composing, ed. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf. Music Forum Vol. 11 No. 3 (May – July 2005): 82. Invited review.

“re-sound.” Sounds Australian 65 (2005): 58. Invited article.

“The Research Status of Music Composition in Australia,” co-authored with Robin Fox. Australian Journal of Music Education 2003, No. 1 (Parkville, Victoria: 2003) 3-9. Refereed journal.

“Deejays,” in the Currency Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, eds. John Whiteoak and Aline Scott-Maxwell (Currency House Inc., 2003). Invited entry.

“Techno,” in the Currency Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, eds. John Whiteoak and Aline Scott-Maxwell (Currency House Inc., 2003). Invited entry.

“Dance parties,” in the Currency Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, eds. John Whiteoak and Aline Scott-Maxwell (Currency House Inc., 2003). Invited entry.

“Introduction to a semiological model of musical time,” in Semiotics around the world, 5th Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, Berkely 1994, eds. Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr (Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1997).

“On Trying to Conceive of Music,” in Sound Ideas, ed. Brenton Broadstock (Sydney: Australian Music Centre, 1995).

“Un Camaleón Llamado Tiempo Musical.” Pauta 49 (Mexico: 1994) 58-69. Refereed journal.

“Un model semiologic al timpului muzical.” Revista Muzica 2 (Rumania: 1994). 81-87. Refereed journal.

“A Chameleon Called Musical Time.” Context 5 (1993): 19-24. Refereed journal.

“On Trying to Conceive of Music.” Context 1 (1991): 19-20. Refereed journal.