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Albert Hall : the heart of Canberra

Author: Lenore Coltheart
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating history of a much-loved Canberra landmark tells the story of this institution for the first time. From Joan Sutherland's debut and the notorious Petrov Commission to a rumored ghost and rowdy public meetings, Albert Hall has a history like no other. This book shares stories, interviews, and more than 90 photographs to reveal much about the history of Canberra through the fascinating stories of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lenore Coltheart
ISBN: 9781742247144 1742247148
OCLC Number: 889326498
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part One: Groundwork; Chp1: Connections; Chp 2: Nourishing the Nation; Chp 3: Friends and Neighbours; Chp 4: Making Music; Chp 5: A bill of Divorcement; Part 2: Discovered Decades; Chp 6: Restoration; Chp 7: Our Capitol; Chp 8: Dahlia Days; Chp 9: Vitality and a Violin, in Velvet; CHp 10: Albert and the School of Arts; Part 3: The Age of Expansion; Chp 11: The city, Sevenfold; Chp 12: Model Nation; Chp 13: My Mother made the Curtains; Chp 14: Magic Pudding; Chp 15: Parents and Citizens; Part 4: The New Age; Chp 16: The Getting of Government. Chp 17: The Heritage of AbsenceChp 18: Tin Cities; Chp 19: Arts Adventures; Chp 20: House of commons; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lenore Coltheart.

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Offers a fascinating history of a much-loved Canberra landmark. Joan Sutherland's debut, the notorious Petrov Commission, a rumoured ghost and rowdy public meetings give Canberra's Albert Hall a  Read more...

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