Research & Publication

Academic grants & writings

Research Interest

  • Electronic Music, Electroacoustic Music, Soundscape Music
  • Music technology in composition and rehabilitation (HCI, Hyperinstrument & Audio Interactivity)

Research Project & Writing

[Papers available at ResearchGate or Google Scholar]

1. Ainolnaim Azizol (2017). Sonic Exploration of Alto Recorder: Applied Research in Contemporary Classical Music Composition. Malaysian Music Journal, 6(2), 71-93Retrieved from (ISSN: 2232-1020)

2. Fadzil, S.,  Ross, V., Azizol, A. (2016). Symbolic Roles of Music in Kavadi Rituals. Paper proceeding for 7th International Conference on Postgraduate Education (ICPE). Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2016. (ISBN: 978-967-0171-64-7).

  • Ainolnaim (2015-2017). Mapping The Sonic Spectrum of Traditional Music and Instruments Used In Kavadi Rituals. Funded by Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS) 2014, Ministry of Education Grant Scheme.  (Ref: RAGS/1/2014/SSI07/UITM//10)

3. Azizol, A. (2016). Nadi Bumi: Extended Techniques for Alto Recorder and Science. Paper proceeding for International Music and Performing Arts Conference (IMPAC) 2016. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Tanjung Malim, Perak, Malaysia (ISBN 978-967-13724-1-8).

  • Funded by Geran Dana Kecemerlangan Akademik (Academic Excellence Fund Grant) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) 2016.

4. Azizol. A. (2021). Live Electroacoustic Soundscape Performance of the Unheard Malaysian Soundscape: Music Composition Approach from Nada Sfera. Paper proceeding for Electroacoustic Music Studies Network EMS 2021, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Retrieved at 

  • Funded by Alumni Grant University of Bristol 2021.

creative grants & media – score publications

Creative Grants

  1. Audio and Music Production for Batik Girl Animation Project with the R&D Studio Sdn. Bhd, sponsored by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC): 2017/18. Total Allocation: RM25,000.00

Media Publications/ Broadcast

  • Ainolnaim Azizol (2014) Fragments I for Two Trumpet in B-flat [Recording CD]. Japan Federation of Composers, Asian Composers League, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Ainolnaim Azizol (2021) Fragments I for Two Trumpet in B-flat [Live Broadcast]. Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra & Malaysian Composers Collective, Malaysia.

Score Publications

western music theory

Western Music Theory: Metric & Tonal Structure