Australia Makes Music
1948 First Edition
Publisher - Longmans, Green and Co.
Cover is hard bound in red cloth with black rinted title on cover. Good condition.
Dust Jacket is present. Not price clipped. Small closed tears on edges.
End Papers are intact, white.
Preliminaries – Table of Contents; List of Photographs; Foreword.
Main Text Body - 196 Pages. Fine and clean.Some browning. B&W photos throughout.
End Matters – Appendices; A Selection of records of Australian Compositions; Bibliography.
Edges are even and unworn.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Black lettering.
Page Structure is sound with no missing pages.
This book contains chapters on many aspects of music, ranging from Aboriginals and their primitive instruments to modern orchestras and celebrity concerts. Intinmately written biographical sketches of many of Australia's famous composers and conductors are included, while the field of broadcasting has not been overlooked. The whole is rounded of with a delightful and amusing study of life in a symphony orchestra, drawn from the author's personal experience.
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