1983 PHD REPETITIVE MUSIC, Models and Processes in repetitive music 1960-1983 LINK

1974  JOHN CAGE MAPrelim thesis, Chance operations and indeterminate procedures in the works of John Cage 1950-1970 LINK


Ros Bandt, Michelle Elizabeth Duffy, Dolly MacKinnon, 2009, Hearing Places: Sound, Place, Time and Culture (with CD), Cambridge Scholars Publishing LINK

Bandt, Ros, 2001, Sound Sculpture : Intersections in sound and sculpture in Australian Artworks (with CD), Craftsman House Fine Arts Publishing LINK

Bandt, Ros, 1990, Creative Approaches to Interactive Technology in Sound Art (with cassette), Deakin University LINK

Bandt, Ros, 1985, Sounds in Space: Wind Chimes and Sound Sculptures, Victorian Arts Council and CAE LINK


Bandt, Ros, 1994.‘Recent Approaches to Technology in Interactive Sound Installations, in Electronic Arts in Australia, Continuum, Vol. 8, ed. Nicholas Zurbrugg, pp. 44-58.

Bandt, Ros, 1995. ‘Designing with chaos’, Zeitgleich, Klanginstallation und Medienkomposition im digitalen Zeitalter, Austria:Transit, (pp. 53-64, & 158-161. With CD ROM, track 2, the first international CD ROM of crossmedia art. LINK

Bandt, Ros, 1997. ‘Experimental music’, Oxford Companion to Australian Music, ed. Warren Bebbington, pp.206-9.

Bandt, Ros, 2002. ‘Soundscape’ Getting the Measure, ed. Carmen Grostal, Footscray :Community Arts Centre, pp. 37-44, 55.

Bandt, Ros, 2003. ‘Percy Grainger, ‘Kangaroo Pouch’ oscillator’, Treasures, (Chris McAuliffe and Peter Yule, eds.), University of Melbourne Press, pp. 234-5, 309.

Bandt, Ros, 2003. ‘Environmental Music’, A Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, ed. Nelson Kenny, Sydney: Currency Press, pp. 257-8.

Bandt, Ros, 2003. ‘Soundscape’, A Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, ed. Nelson Kenny, Sydney: Currency Press, pp. 627-9.

Bandt, Ros, 2003. ‘Sound Sculpture’, A Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, ed. Nelson Kenny, Sydney: Currency Press, pp.625-7.

Bandt, Ros, 2003. ‘Spatial Counterpoint.’ New Adventures in Sound Art, Ed. Nadine Thierault, Copeland, Canada: Sound Space pp. 2-5

Bandt, Ros, 2007. ‘Sonic Inscriptions:Sound Installation and Acoustic Art in Australia’ The Soundscapes of Australia, Time Place and Spirituality, ed Fiona Richards, Ashgate, UK, pp. 265-280.

Bandt, Ros, 2007. ‘Hearing Culture: Hania - Audible Moments from a Complicated Acoustic Palimpsest’, Hearing Places , eds. Bandt, Duffy and McKinnon, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, pp. 309-319. CD tracks 22,23,24a,b.

Bandt, Ros, 2008. ‘Place as Acoustic Space’, Making Sense of Place, Eds, Barclay and Higgins, National Museum of Australia, pp.94-102, and DVD appearance.

Bandt, Ros. 2017. (In Progress as at September 2018)
Chapter 6 The Music of Sounds and the Music of Things. Landy, Leigh and John Richards eds. ? Cambridge. UK.

4. ARTICLES (Refereed)

1988 ‘The Musician and the Machine’, Meanjin, A Musical Offering, Jenny Lee (Ed), vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 274-80

1995 ‘Sculpting sounds: an introduction to sound sculpture in Australia’ Art and Australia, vol. 32, No. 4 ,Winter, pp.536-547.

1995 ‘Sound sculpture as play sculpture’, International Play Journal. U.K. vol. 3, pp.63-79

1997 ‘From acoustic ecology to cyberspace’ Counterpoint, VSMA Quarterly Journal, February, pp. 5-13

1997 ‘Voicing the Murray’, Mikropolyphonie on line journal

2000 ‘Sounding spaces, acoustic worlds: Australian sound designs for public spaces,’ Public Art Review #22, USA, pp. 23-26.

2002-3 ‘Sounding remoteness, Flinders Island,’ Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, vol.3, no.2, & vol. 4, no.1, pp.46-8.

2003 ‘Taming the wind: aeolian sound practices in Australasia,’ Organised Sound, International Journal of Music Technology, vol.8, no 2, Cambridge University Press, pp 195-204. LINK

2003 ‘The changing faces of Australian identity as heard through children’s voices in Kim’s Song,’ The Australia/Asia Foundation, Ed. Le Tuan Hung. LINK

2003 ‘Sound design as sonic architecture’, Earshot, The U.K. Journal for Acoustic Ecology, Vol. 4, Ed. Rahma Khazan, pp 52-58.

2005 ‘The Listening Place, Alma Park’s multi-cultural voices’, Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, 5(1), pp 39-42.

2006 ‘ Sound Installation: blurring the boundaries of the eye, the ear, space and time.’ Contemporary Music Review: Issue 4 Musical Hybrids and Sonic Intermedia in Australia, pp 353-367. LINK

2008 ‘Hearing the Free Music: Percy Grainger, Australian visionary of the soundscape, creator of electro-acoustic Free Music and sound machines.’ Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, pp 9-14. LINK

2012 ‘Bringing the Sounds Back to Etz Hayyim: an acoustic profile of a resurrected endangered space.” Soundscape , The Journal of Acoustic Ecologypp. 45-48. LINK Sound file LINK Video LINK

2013 ‘Artifice et Integration dans le creation des installations sonore et musique environnnementale in situ: Floating Glass et JaaraJaara Digital Acoustic SanctuaryPublished on line by Universitaire 8, Paris. LINK1. LINK 2

2015 'Creating Sounding Spaces, the Why factor?'

2016 'Finding Medea', Paradox:International Feminist Journal. Sound? Noise?Voice? Volume 37 pp.56-8.

2017 Ros Bandt with Leah Barclay, 'Sonic Activism in the Antipodes' Paradox International Feminist Journal. Ends and Beginnings Volume 40 pp.94-104. LINK

5. ARTICLES (Non-Refereed, Selected List)

1988 ‘A way of living, a way of listening, sound artist in residence for the Blue mountains festival, Performing Notes, ed Paul Carter, NSW Ministry, pp. 48-50. 2.1995 ‘Grainger’s free music and free music machines; a living tradition.’ Sounds Australian

1995 ‘Zeitgleich: a sound art event in Austria’, Sounds Australian Issue No 45, Autumn, pp .37-40.

2000 ‘Percy Grainger, the Soundscape and Electronic Music in 1938’ In a NutshellVol.8.No2 June, pp. 7-13.

2004 ‘Sound art reconsidered’, Sounds Australian editor Helen Lancaster,Journal of the Australian Music Centre No 64, pp 46-48.

2004. Sound Art and Sound Design in Australia, Filter, The Sound issue, The Australian Network for Art and technology, 51, Adelaide, pp 4-7.

2005 “Sounding Communities, Who’s speaking? Who’s listening,” Artworks Journal Issue 62 3D Symposium/discuss.document, disseminate.

2008 ‘Recording for experiential flexible sound installations, 1977-2007’, Australian Sound Archive, Australasian Sound Recording Association, No.34, pp 18-34.

2015 ‘Soundwalks: Soundwalks and environmental sound recording, performed and interpreted in the Victorian Goldfields’, Australian Sound Archive, Australasian Sound Recording Association, No. 40, pp 74-78. LINK


ASDP: The Australian Sound Design Project LINK

The Acoustic Sanctuary: an audio-visual calendar of the 7 seasons in 2013 of the box-iron bark forest. LINK

HEARING PLACES with Leah Barclay, sound environment Place intersections LINK

 7. ICAD KEYNOTE 2004 

Sounding Public Space: Sound Artists in the Public Domain LINK