Australian made, Australian played: handcrafted musical instruments from didjeridu to synthesiser
Written by a well-known Australian composer, musician and recording artist this book presents a richly detailed and lavishly illustrated examination of Australian instrument making, both past and present. Covers all types of instruments and contains a number of informative appendices, a glossary, discography, bibliography and index.
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