Australian Made ... Australian Played ... by Michael Atherton

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Australian Made ... Australian Played ...

Handcrafted musical instruments from didjeridu to synthesiser

by Michael Atherton

New South Wales University Press, 1990, [First Edition], colour and b/w photographs throughout, illustrated end-papers, hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0868403237

Near Fine Condition, book has minor edge and shelf wear, dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with minor creasing and chips

'From the Bulgarian zurlas to bass drums, from the delicate lute to the high-tech Fairlight synthesiser, Australians make some of the world's finest musical instruments.
This unique book is a magnificent record of the success story of Australian instrument making.
Above all, it is the story of the people, some world famous, who dedicated years to coaxing beautiful music from raw materials of wood and metal.
It is a book for lovers of music and fine craftmanship to treasure.'