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THE COMPANY WE KEEP :  An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia, Berman, Annarosa (Photography by Bridget Elliot)
1 Berman, Annarosa (Photography by Bridget Elliot) THE COMPANY WE KEEP : An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Currency Press 2006 0868197866 / 9780868197869 First Edition Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
ix, + 245pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout by Bridget Elliot. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An illustrated celebration of Opera Australia compiled on the eve of its 50th anniversary . . . presents a lively and informative account of everything that goes into bringing an opera production to the stage, from preliminary concept to the final dress rehearsal. Lively, edifying text is complemented by intimate photographs to evoke a frenetic creative show that showcases the working lives of musicians and principal artists, chorus members, mechanists, costumiers and wig makers as well as those in the business of opera." Contents include: Acks., Prelude by Dame Joan Sutherland OM, DBE, 15 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 1.07 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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2 Delbridge, Noel UP THERE MIKE BRADY!
Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Coulomb 2004 0958073740 / 9780958073745 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Subject
xi, + 305pp., b/white archival illustrations, plus 24 page, b/white halftone and colour, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short named inscription and signature by Mike Brady on half-title page, small area of surface abrasion to same, else leaves clean. Subject-illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear, soft corner crease to front panel. Published in the 25th anniversary year of Australian foorball's favourite anthem 'Up There Cazaly', this is the story of the 'man behind the song'; the tale of a 'ten-pound Pom' who grew up in Port Melbourne, became a rock star at the age of 17, and narrowly escaped death in Vietnam; musician, songwriter, record publisher and more: Mike Brady. Contents include: Thanks, Overture, 25 chapters, In The Name of Cazaly, Curtain Call, more. Book weight approx. 550g. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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THE SHEARERS SONGBOOK, Egan, Ted (Compiled by)
3 Egan, Ted (Compiled by) THE SHEARERS SONGBOOK
Richmond, Vic, Australia Greenhouse Publications 1984 0909104751 / 9780909104757 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
79pp., b/white halftone photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small area of surface abrasion to title page, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Jacky Howe: Shearing at Alice Downs' 1892, by Robert Ingpen) card wrapper negligibly scuffed, tiny soft corner crease to front panel. This stand-alone volume in the 'Faces of Australia' series features sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for songs on 'The Shearers' album: Northward to the Sheds, Lime Juice Tub, The Union Way, My Man's a Shearer, Jacky Howe: The Warwick Gun, Ballad of 1891, The Shearer's Bicycle Blowout, Ryebuck Shearer, Lazy Harry's, The Rouseabout, Shear the Golden Fleece and Lachlan Tigers, plus the poem 'Shearing in the Bar' and Ted Egan's background text . . . Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR? : Making the Fantasy a Reality, Gock, Les
4 Gock, Les SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR? : Making the Fantasy a Reality
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 2006 0733314953 / 9780733314957 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 187pp., recto page b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . takes a cool look at the music biz. Get ticks for success from Missy Higgins, Paul Mac, Rai Thistlethwaite (Thirsty Merc), and industry heavyweights from record companies, booking agencies, music management, professional songwriters and session musicians . . . a practical and realistic guide to starting out, getting contacts . . . Les Gock was one of the members of Hush, Australia's answer to The Sweet and Slade in the glam pop era of the 1970s." Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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