Slovenian Australian community is richer for another valuable record of creativity of its people. Katarina Vrisk spent six years researching, conducting interviews and writing Anthology of Slovenian Australian Musicians which brings an excellent overview of the rich musical activity in the community in the last sixty years and recognises the achievement of a few outstanding musicians of Slovenian background.
The book launch will be in Club Triglav in Sydney on Sunday, 20 March.
Details: 664 pages, over 1300 photographs
Th book includes seven chapters (Soloists - Vocal and Instrumental, Small Ensembles - Vocal and Instrumental, Choirs, Bands, Notable Musicians & Others) and five 'Special Features' (The Accordion, Early Slovenian Cultural Evenings, Slovenian Youth Concerts, Lojze Slak Tour 1972, Slovenian Bands Play for Other Ethnic Groups).
In addition, there is a CD pack (2 disks) with 70 excerpts of artists from within the book also available for purchase.
To order, you can contact Katarina Vrisk by email or you can write to her postal address:
PO Box 2031
Oakleigh VIC 3166.
Order form is also available here. You can fill it in, follow payment instructions and wait for your book to appear in your mail box within seven working days.