Australian Musical Anecdotes
This collection of humorous, bizarre or dramatic anecdotes about musicians, composers and conductors in Australia from European settlement to the present provides information about the history of music in Australia. Covers jazz, country and western, rock and classical music, musicals and operettas. Personalities featured include Gladys Moncrieff, Billy Thorpe and Slim Dusty. Includes stories about visitors to Australia such as the Beatles and Yehudi Menuhin With an introduction by Dame Joan Sutherland.