How often do you encounter a non-fiction work about art that makes your mind spiral in so many directions?
Out of a closet: New Barber discoveries.
A visual feast for opera buffs and sticky beaks alike.
A scrupulously researched look at a long-lived British musical maverick.
Daggy kid makes good. McAllister recalls his readable road to riches.
Survey of the British zeal for musical storytelling whets appetite to listen.
A multi-faceted attempt to unravel the mystery of musical genius.
Review: Before the Baton – Musical Direction and Conducting in Stuart and Georgian Britain (Peter Holman)
Why, argues Peter Holman, do we need all that arm waving when a simple roll of paper will suffice?
The Australian Musical is a rigorously researched, definitive history of Australian musical theatre. A labour of love for its authors, it will be treasured by musical fans.
The polymath pianist offers up succinctly sketched thoughts on music and much, much more.
A rich, entertaining “slice history” of musical Vienna.
Musicians and Addiction looks at the implications of addiction for individual musicians and the industry of which they are a part.
How public and private music shaped life with the Virgin Queen.