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I'm adding more New Zealand books, booklets and pamphlets as I begin to let go of some of my large collection.. I hope they find a home to join another collection...

A very fine treasure here...

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

- The First Forty Years

Joy Tonks

1986 - 'First published 1986'
New Zealand
ISBN 0 474 00148 2

Black and white photo's are included


Birth of an orchestra
First concerts
Consolidation and innovation
A New Zealand conductor for a New Zealand orchestra
Selling the orchestra
The golden era of John Hopkins
A launching pad for young musicians
The concert orchestra
A shade exotic
Going it alone
Overseas touring begins at last
A new direction
The challenge of the Eighties

A: Current and former members of the National Orchestra, NZBCSO, the NZBC Concert Orchestra and the NZSO

B: Orchestral Bursaries Awarded

C: Guest Conductor's, Soloists and Groups

D: Major New Zealand Compositions and Year First Performed/Recorded by the NZSO

E: Bibliography

F: Discography

302 pages
Hard cover with dust jacket
Fairly good preloved condition, some wear/creases/marks to cover/dustjacket/corners, tears to d/j, time markings, mark outer page edges, inscription inside, price reflects condition

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  • Seller location: Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, NZ

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