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Author Whiteoak, John Bartlett

Title Playing ad lib : improvisatory music in Australia, 1836-1970 / John Whiteoak
Published Strawberry Hills, N.S.W. : Currency Press, 1999

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 MELB  781.360994 Whi/Pal  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 345 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The approved genres before jazz -- 2. The anonymous genres -- 3. Early blackface minstrelsy -- 4. Ragtime and ragging in Australia -- 5. Jazzing -- 6. Towards experimentation -- 7. Beyond jazz improvisation -- Appendix. Concert programs. The Society for the Private Performance of New Music
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 332-333
Discography: pages 334-337
Notes committed to retain 20160630 20310630 EAST http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials{Smith copy: EAST commitment} MNS
Subject Improvisation (Music) -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- Australia -- History and criticism.
Music -- Australia -- History and criticism.
ISBN 086819543X (paperback)
Other Titles Improvisatory music in Australia 1836-1970