"This fascinating first volume of four commences in 1901, the Australian Year of Federation. It reveals the musical output and personal histories of Australian composers, their performers, conductors"... (read full reviews)
"An excellent portrayal of one mans life in Australia, the type of people that are mentioned in the book can be found in any town or city throughout the world.
Having been brought up in the midst of"... (read full reviews)
"RH complains that when he was a schoolboy in the 50s, Australia's penal origins were whitewashed - so later he went and investigated. Starting with the hulks off England's shores and the cold"... (read full reviews)