Michael Atherton

Book Review: Michael Atherton’s A Coveted Possession is a love letter to the piano in Australia

August 15, 2018

A Coveted Possession documents the popularity of the piano in Australia. Once a treasured member of the household, the piano fell out of favour once people became switched on to the likes of radio and television. Michael Atherton’s highly readable and intriguing book explores the rich cultural history behind this, at times, beloved instrument. Atherton, a professor, […]

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