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The first music filmclip in Australia, how is it relevant to me?

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The short sound film you just watched wasn’t made to be screened on television. This was years before. It was a little feature, screened before the main film for people going to ‘the pictures’ in 1930s Australia. It was actually one of the first sound films as part of a series in Australia by Frank […]

My Grandfather Milton Parkes – How I chose to play guitar

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My grandfather Milton Parkes was born March 20, 1907, In Melbourne (Williamstown), Australia. He studied piano under Professor William Laver and Professor Holmwood. He was an extremely able pianist, in demand as a piano accompanist and as a soloist.   He also studied the violin which would have aided his sympathy as an accompanist.   Milton performed […]