A beautifully written coffee table book and a valuable way of getting to know a man we all would like to get to know better, writes Clinton White.
The kids are all right in this fascinating, new look at children’s role in opera.
Helen Marquand's labour of love reveals the life and times of an émigré pianist.
Something for everyone as Beethoven comes up fresh as a daisy.
The curious case of a trio of pianists cut off in their prime.
Australia’s Max Bialystock gets a biography to match his rollicking life.
An essential guide to the thoughts of an essential woman.
A splendid life and times of an Australian theatrical design icon.
A noteworthy contribution to Australian musical history, handsomely presented.
Honesty and anecdotes illuminate a life beyond Blue Heelers.
Mary Li’s memoir is a splendid companion piece to that by her husband, Li Cunxin.
This extensive study delves into an “alternate history of music” focusing on those who chronicle and critique music from plainsong to pop.
A must for readers with a special interest in English singers and repertoire of the 18th century.