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THE COMPANY WE KEEP : An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia

By: Berman, Annarosa (Photography by Bridget Elliot)

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Currency Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009475

ISBN: 0868197866

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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THE SHEARERS SONGBOOK

By: Egan, Ted (Compiled by)

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Richmond, Vic, Australia, Greenhouse Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009698

ISBN: 0909104751

Condition: Very Good +


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 Blow... View more info

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SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR? : Making the Fantasy a Reality

By: Gock, Les

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 009697

ISBN: 0733314953

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info