Hardcover, 8vo., black cloth boards in very good dustjacket, but minor browning along page edges, black & white photographs, bibliography, endnotes, index, 487pp. Inscription on the title page signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Rite of Spring: 75 Years of ABC ...
Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books, 2007. Signed.
Book Description Abc Books, Sydney, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 24 x 16 cm. Beautiful Hardcover Book In As New Condition. Heavy Book Check With Seller For Accurate Shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 00810
Book Description ABC Bookd, Sydney, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 8ov. 487 pp. illus.Plastic wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 10981
Book Description ABC Books, Sydney, 2007. Hardcover in Dustjacket. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. pp. 487 #210915 For three generations the ABC's symphony orchestras were a jewel in the crown of Australian culture, allowing audiences to hear Rubenstein, tauber, Szell, Beecham, Schwarzkopf, Rostropovich and Klemperer in their primes, while providing career-long employment for Australia's own leading classical musicians. Much less well known is the fact that for many years the ABC's in-house musical ensembles also included full-time dance bands, a military bank and wireless choruses of uncommon distinction. In this ground-breaking study of the complete gamut of ABC music-making, well-known author and music critic Martin Buzacott describes how, often against the odds, the ABC's musical founders - including Sir Charles Moses, Sir Bernard Heinze and William G. James - created a culture of musical excellence whose legacy remains with us today. Based on unprecedented access to the ABC's archives and personal interviews with many leading Australian musicians, the Rite of Spring: 75 Years of ABC Music-Making takes a fascinating journey through a musical history in which all A ( Please note: Over standard weight. Orders via ABE Books may incur additional postage charges. We will contact you prior to processing order to request your approval. ) Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth's family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # 10672