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A chronological checklist of Australian colonial musical works 1856-1860

Dr GRAEME SKINNER (University of Sydney)


THIS PAGE IS ALWAYS UNDER CONSTRUCTION


To cite this:

Graeme Skinner (University of Sydney), "A chronological checklist of Australian colonial musical works 1856-1860", Australharmony (an online resource toward the history of music and musicians in colonial and early Federation Australia): http://sydney.edu.au/paradisec/australharmony/checklist1856-1860.php; accessed 14 December 2018




Summary


This chronological checklist page, covering the years 1856-60, is intended to include original Australian colonial musical works, significant arrangements, and musical editions specifically aimed at colonial audiences, documented or extant from the five years in question.

It tables musical works by Australian resident composers, in print and manuscript, lost and still existing, as well as new songs written by colonial songwriters/lyricists to existing imported tunes, and targetted colonial editions such as, for instance, popular songsters, musical albums, and hymnbooks.

Also tabled are a small number of musical works composed specifically for Australian sale and use, by composers who never visited the colonies.

Not included in this page, however, are colonial manuscript copies or printed editions of the general run of imported musical works by composers or arrangers who never visited Australia, for example, local editions of internationally popular songs like Henry Bishop's Home, sweet home, or instrument music like George Osborne's waltz La plui de perles.

Where a digitised copy or electronic bibliographic record of a piece of music exists, it is live-linked to the title.

Update schedule (August 2018)

This checklist page, covering the calendar years 1851 to 1855 inclusive, was largely built in 2014, and is now due for additions, updates, and corrections to bring it into line with earlier checklist pages recently updated:

1826-30; 1831-35;1836-40;1841-45;and 1846-50

One particular problem, for which I apologise, is the significant number live links that no longer work.

This problem mainly affects sheet music items digitised by the State Library of Tasmania and State Library of New South Wales

As soon as possible, they will be repaired and replaced with persistent links; but meanwhile, the materials may still be found by TROVE search.


  1856



Non extant

1856-01-09

BOCHSA, Nicholas

Requiem aeternam (Rest, great Musician, rest) ("a mournful refrain ...  adapted by Mr. Frank Howson, and harmonised in four parts by Mr. [W. H.] Paling")

[Reported being prepared for publication, Sydney, 1856]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED;
perhaps never issued 

"DEATH AND OBSEQUIES OF THE LATE M. BOCHSA", The Sydney Morning Herald (9 January 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12981597 : "... Bochsa, three days before his death, also compose[d] a mournful refrain ... Madame Bishop was struck with the solemnity and appropriateness of the air ... Accordingly, the Latin Requiem from the Catholic Ritual was adapted by Mr. Frank Howson, and harmonised in four parts by Mr. Paling ...  The dying chaunt will shortly be published, the following stanzas having been written thereto [prints text]"; "DEATH OF CHEVALIER BOCHSA", Bell's Life in Sydney (12 January 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59761347



Non extant

1856-01-17

MARSH, Henry

Victory Polka

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 January 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12973788


Belles of Australia Waltz


Victory ("a descriptive music composed expressly for this occasion")

(1 Embarkation of the Troops; 2 "Farewell to Home and Friends"; 3 Advance of the British Army; 4 Advance of the French Army; 5 Our Jolly Tars; 6 God Save the Queen!)



Non extant

1856-01-18

LILLYWHITE, William

Anthem When the weary are at rest ("trio for two sopranos and bass, followed by a soprano duet, with a concluding chorus")

"CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC", South Australian Register (18 January 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49745607; "CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC", South Australian Register (20 May 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49746743



Non extant

1856-01-24

SALAMAN, Edward

Octavia Polka

"MR. BURGESS'S BALL", Bendigo Advertiser (22 January 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88048643; "To the editor", Bendigo Advertiser (24 January 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88048659



Non extant

1856-01-24

BURGESS, Joseph Bird

Casey Polka

"To the editor", Bendigo Advertiser (24 January 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88048659



Non extant

1856-02-02

JOHNSON, William J.

Ladies' Ugly Schottische

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1856]: [in The Sydney Harmonicon]

[Advertisement]: "SYDNEY HARMONICON", The Sydney Morning Herald (2 February 1856), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12976856 [with complete listing of the contents of issues 1-7]; "THE SYDNEY HARMONICON", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 February 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12973904; [11th issue] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (1 March 1856), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28639317



Non extant

1856-02-02

PACKER, Charles S.

Etude en forme de valse

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1856]; [in The Sydney Harmonicon]

[Advertisement]: "SYDNEY HARMONICON", The Sydney Morning Herald (2 February 1856), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12976856 [with complete listing of the contents of issues 1-7]; "THE SYDNEY HARMONICON", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 February 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12973904


Polka Partant pour la Syrie

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1856]; [in The Sydney Harmonicon]



Non extant

1856-02-02

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

Our Village Home

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1856]; [in The Sydney Harmonicon]

[Advertisement]: "SYDNEY HARMONICON", The Sydney Morning Herald (2 February 1856), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12976856 [with complete listing of the contents of issues 1-7]; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 May 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13025502



Extant

1856-02-08

HAUSER, Miska

Ballad ("Thou'rt like unto a flower") ("respectfully dedicated to Lady Mac Donnell")

[?]: [Composer?], [1856?]

"MISS EMILIE SMITH'S CONCERT", The Argus (8 February 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4830187



Extant (mostly)

1856-02-11

BOULANGER, Edward

Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856

(1 Serenade to Don Pasquale; 2 Nocturne de Concert; 3 Caprice Sur Norma; 4 Concert Waltz; 5 Caprice Nocturne; 6 Souvenir D'Amerique)
 
For all except No. 2 (above), see details below

[Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]

[Advertisement]: "MUSICAL KEEPSAKE", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 February 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12979208; "AUSTRALIAN MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 December 1855), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28638097; "REVIEW", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 February 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12979227; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (11 February 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12979208


Serenade to Don Pasquale ("dedicated to Lady Denison")

[Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]; [No.1 in Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856]

See above

Also: [Advertisement]: "Grand Evening Concert ... MONS. BOULANGER", The Maitland Mercury (19 June 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18652524


Caprice sur Norma ("dedicated to Mrs. John H. Plunkett")

[1] [Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]; [No.3 in Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856]

[2] [No 6 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later], see list of titles]


Concert Waltz ("to Mrs. W.W. Manning")

[1] [Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]; [No.4 in Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856]

[2] [No.7 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later], see list of titles]

Largely the same work as Last Concert Waltz, Op. 23 (New York: William Hall and Son, 1852), copy at USA, Library of Congress, online; http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/sm1852.180080.0; Boulanger also played the Last Concert Waltz in Sydney: [Advertisement]: "CONCERT HALL", The Sydney Morning Herald (25 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12986292


Caprice Nocturne ("to Miss Eliza Icely") ("to Miss Eliza Icely")

[1] [Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]; [No 5 in Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856]

[2] [No.9 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later] ], see list of titles]]


Souvenir D'Amerique ("to Madamoiselle Marie Sentis")

[Sydney: F. Mader, 1856]; [No.6 in Boulanger's Musical Keepsake for 1856]



Non extant

1856-02-21

LAVENU, Lewis Henry

Kate Kearney, or the Lakes of Killarney ("The music composed and arranged by M. Lavenu")

[Advertisement]: "COPPIN'S OLYMPIC", The Argus (21 February 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4831343



Non extant

1856-02-28

ADAMS, John

A dialogue held by Paris and Oenone on Mount Ida (pastoral duet and chorus; words: Charles Lamb) (lesson for the Launceston Philharmonic Society)

"LAUNCESTON PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", Launceston Examiner (28 February 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36296537; "Launceston, Tasmania", The Musical Times 8/189 (1 November 1858), 339: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=820PAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA339



Extant

1856-03-08

ADAMS, John

No jewelled beauty is my love (ballad; words: Gerald Massey; "as sung by Miss Catherine Hayes in Tasmania")

Sydney: Woolcott & Clarke, [1856]

"CATHERINE HAYES'S CONCERT FOR THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY AND CORNWALL HOSPITAL", Launceston Examiner (8 March 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36296661; "NO JEWELLED BEAUTY", Empire (15 May 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60247972; "NEW SONG", Bell's Life in Sydney (24 May 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59762034; "SECOND EDITION OF THE NEW BALLAD NO JEWELLED BEAUTY ... In the Press a new Ballad, A NIGHT SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (31 May 1856), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12981722 [reproduces texts of several magazine reviews]; "WE republish ...", Colonial Times (2 June 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8786663



Extant

1856-04-08

PACKER, Charles S.

The Names of Christ ("Anthem. The Names of Christ, compiled from the Holy Scriptures, by Samuel Elyard, Esq.")

Sydney: W. J. Johnson, [? 1856]

[Advertisement]: "SYDNEY CHORAL SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 April 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28639868; [Advertisement]: "SYDNEY CHORAL SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (9 April 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12974485



Non extant

1856-04-22

FIDDES, Harriett

The Australian Schottische

"COPPIN'S OLYMPIC", The Argus (22 April 1856), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4836092: "The Australian Schottische composed by Mrs. Fiddes was performed by the band subsequent to the tragedy [Macbeth] and was pronounced a success, by those who heard it. The melody is striking and rather Beethovenish, but the noise in the house and general restlessness of the audience prevented its reaching the ears of many."



Extant

1856-04-26

"A. H. H."

The Cremorne Waltzes  ("Composed expressly for Cremorne and dedicated to the visitors by A. H. H.")

(Crossing the Harbour; [Waltz] No 1; No 2, No 3; Finale)

Sydney: Woolcott & Clarke, [1856]

[Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 April 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12975383; "Composed expressly for Cremorne" [probably for Woolcott & Clarke's Cremorne Gardens Entertainments, during 1856, and/or the steam boat that carried passengers from the south side of the Harbour]



Non extant

1856-05-02

MARSH, Stephen

Allan M'Gaa (ballad; "sung by Madame Bishop during her residence in [Sydney]"; words: Henry Halloran) ("Australian Ballad, written upon the decease of a respected citizen of Australia ... the music by Henry [sic] Marsh, Esq., of Sydney")

[Sydney: ? , 1856]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (2 May 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2864015: "PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE. Madame ANNA BISHOP will sing for the first time ... a new Ballad, written expressly for her by Stephen Marsh, Esq.; words by Henry Halloran, Esq., called ALLAN M'GAA"; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 June 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12980793; "MUSICAL CRITIQUES", Bell's Life in Sydney (14 June 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59762145;also [Advertisement]: "MADAME ANNA BISHOP", South Australian Register (20 November 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49758479



Non extant

1856-05-05

HOWARD, Sam

Billy Barlow Fossicking on Bendigo (New Local Comic Song)

[Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (5 May 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88049847



Non extant

1856-05-11

MARSH, Stephen

O praise ye the Lord ("Sydney: Psalm 149, Hymn 263, composed May 11 1856")

Existence of this MSS work attested to in SLNSW, ML MSS 1602: Letters from Marsh's daughter to James Hall, 1854-55: http://archival-classic.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemdetailpaged.aspx?itemid=422615



Extant

1856-05-15

LAVENU, Lewis Henry

On the Banks of Guadalquiver (this favourite Ballad was composed for Madame Bishop by Mr. Lavenu)

[Advertisement], The Argus (15 May 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4837918; [Advertisement], South Australian Register (11 November 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49759010  

This ballad, indeed specially composed for Bishop, appeared first in Lavenu's opera Loretta (London, 1846), and later also sung by her as an insertion in Linda di Chamounix; see "MUSIC. DRURY LANE", The Fine Arts Journal (14 November 1846), 26-27: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=XDEFAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA27;on the first English edition, see: "MUSIC", The New monthly belle assemblée (January 1847), 58: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=gkUFAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA58

There was no Australian edition; but for an 1847 US edition online, see: https://jscholarship.library.jhu.edu/handle/1774.2/27984



Non extant

1856-05-19

NELSON, Sidney

Benedictus (for [vocal] quartette and chorus, composed in Australia by Mr. S. Nelson)

"THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL", The Argus (19 May 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4838199; [Advertisement], The Argus (11 July 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7132939; "THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (12 July 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7133013; "MELBOURNE", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 July 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12984864; [Advertisement], The Argus (21 July 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7133460



Non extant

1856-05-24

MARSH, Stephen

The Homebush Galop ("dedicated to Mrs. John Rose Holden, late Miss Broadhurst, the celebrated pianist, for whom it was composed") 

[Sydney: ? , 1856]

[Advertisement], Bell's Life in Sydney (24 May 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59762049; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 June 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12980793; "MUSICAL CRITIQUES", Bell's Life in Sydney (14 June 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59762145; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 June 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12984118



Extant

1856-05-31

ADAMS, John

A Night Song (I'm thinking o'er the short sweet hour). (Words; Gerald Massey; "New ballad composed expressly for and dedicated to Miss Catherine Hayes by John Adams")

Sydney: Woolcott & Clarke, [1856]

[Advertisement]: "SECOND EDITION OF THE NEW BALLAD NO JEWELLED BEAUTY ... In the Press a new Ballad, A NIGHT SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (31 May 1856), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12981722; "I'M THINKING O'ER THE SHORT SWEET HOUR", The Sydney Morning Herald (25 June 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12984057



Non extant

1856-06-06

MILDMAY 

Galop L'Australienne

[Advertisement], The Argus (6 June 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4839609;played by the band of the 40th Regiment; also on the program Sou-Alle's Polka The Diggers



Non extant

1856-06-14

SOU-ALLE, Ali-Ben

Polka Turkish

Sou-Alle had left Australia in 1855; played by the band of the 40th Regiment; [Advertisement], The Argus (14 June 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7131417



Extant

1856-06-19

PACKER, Charles S.

Australia, Hail! ("Australian National Anthem"; "The Australian National Hymn") ("Words and Music by Charles S. Packer")

Sydney: Published by the Composer, [? before 1864]

[Advertisement]: "SYDNEY CHORAL SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 June 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12981005; [Advertisement]: "ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE", The Sydney Morning Herald (29 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12986517; [Advertisement]: "W. J. JOHNSON AND CO.", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 November 1866), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13145711



Non extant

1856-06-24

HAUSER, Miska

Souvenire de Gorma (Caprice)

[Advertisement]: "MISKA HAUSER", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 June 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28640440


The Irish Bouquet (violin solo)



Non extant

1856-06-28

DOLMAN, William (ed.)

[1] THE.BOOK OF CATHOLIC HYMNS, Sacred Songs, and School Songs (together with the Hymns for Benediction and Processions)

[2] CATHOLIC HYMN BOOK (Second edition ... containing the Hymns as sung at Benediction)

[1] [Sydney: W. Dolman, 1856]

[2] [Sydney: W. Dolman, 1857]

NO COPIES INDENTIFIED

[1] "CATHOLIC HYMNS", Freeman's Journal (28 June 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115562623; [Advertisement], Freeman's Journal (28 June 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115562609

[2] "NEW HYMN BOOK", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 June 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28631980; [Advertisement], Freeman's Journal (27 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115559270; "REVIEW", Freeman's Journal (4 July 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115560738



Extant

1856-07-03

HALLORAN, Henry (words)

Though with eye all scornful (rhyme written after leaving the Bachelors' Ball; to the Air of Weber's Last Waltz)

"RHYMES WRITTEN AFTER LEAVING THE BACHELORS' BALL", Empire (3 July 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60250113

The piece popularly known as "Weber's Last Waltz" is actually by Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, Danses Brillantes, Op.25 No.5 (1824); Halloran's rhyme is, anyway, a loose fit, though he may well have had in mind a previous vocal arrangement closer to his metre than the original



Non extant

1856-07-19

WINTERBOTTOM, John

Overture Our Lyceum ("composed expressly for the occasion")

"THE DRAMA: OUR LYCEUM", Bell's Life in Sydney (19 July 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59762307



Non extant

1856-07-30

BOCHSA, Nicholas
(deceased)

Fireman's Song (sung by Anna Bishop; "written expressly for her upon a similar occasion in the United States" (the music by Bochsa)")

Anna Bishop appeared "in characteristic costume" to sing this Fireman's Song "written expressly for her upon a similar occasion in the United States" (the music by Bochsa) in Melbourne; "THEATRE ROYAL ... UNITED FIREMEN'S BENEFIT SOCIETY", The Argus (30 July 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7134009;also [Advertisement]: "MADAME ANNA BISHOP", South Australian Register (20 November 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49758479 [prints words]



Non extant

1856-08-01

NORMAN, Linly

Home Sweet Home [Bishop] (fantasia for pianoforte, with variations, arranged by Mr. Linly Norman)

[Advertisement], Empire (1 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60251495; "CONCERT AT WHITE'S ROOMS", South Australian Weekly Chronicle (16 March 1861), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article90032866; "ADELAIDE YOUNG MEN'S PHILOSPOHICAL SOCIETY", South Australian Register (8 January 1862), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article40468471



Non extant

1856-08-11

LINGER, Carl

Prelude No 1 "To the Memory of the Fallen Heroes-Prelude for the Orchestra in G minor; Prelude No 2 "Praise and thanks to the Lord for Victory and Peace-Prelude for Orchestra in D major ("the two Preludes and Nos. 1,2,4 and 11 were expressly composed and arranged for this Concert by Herr Linger"): 1 Funeral march on the Death of a Hero (Beethoven); 2 Chorus Sweetly rest in God's own peace [Linger]; 4 Funeral anthem I am the Resurrection [Linger]; 11 Chorus Praise the Lord, O my Soul [Linger]

[Advertisement]: "PEACE REJOICING: A GRAND CONCERT", South Australian Register (11 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49753687;also (18 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49761314; "The musical event of the season ...", South Australian Register (23 August 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49756276



Extant

1856-08-14

WATTERS, James

The Gold Fever (Air - Girl I left behind me) (All New South Wales again are crazed)

"Poetry", The Maitland Mercury (14 August 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18638712



Extant

1856-08-15

BOULANGER, Edward

[1] The Last Rose of Summer (Caprice for the Piano) ("composed and dedicated to his friend M. Hauser")

[2] The Last Rose of Summer

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857; in Australian Album 1857

[2] [No.5 in THE WORKS OF E. D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later] see list of titles]]

[Advertisement]: "CONCERT HALL. ROYAL HOTEL", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12985996

[1] [Advertisement]: "AN ELEGANT CHRISTMAS PRESENT", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 December 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12990430



Non extant

1856-08-16

ANONYMOUS (member of the Foresters of Maitland)

An appropriate song (composed on the trip up, chanted by a member of the craft, the whole company joining in the chorus of "Bold Robin Hood")

"THE FORESTERS ANNIVERSARY TRIP", The Maitland Mercury (16 August 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18640231



Extant

1856-08-18

VARIOUS

The Victoria songster  ... Part 4 (containing various new & original colonial songs together with a choice selection of the most popular songs of the day)

Melbourne; Charlwood & Son, 1856

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 August 1856), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7135044; [Advertisement], The Argus (19 August 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7135091



Non extant

1856-08-19

FANNING, Edward

The New Overture The Queen's ("composed expressly for this occasion")

[Advertisement], "The Queen's Theatre", Maitland Mercury (19 August 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18646693



Non extant

1856-08-26

WINTERBOTTOM, John

Eva, or Leaves From Uncle Tom's Cabin ("overture and the entire music")

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 August 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12986360



Non extant

1856-08-30

OAKEY, Alfred

MULHOLLAND, James (words)

Song for the Bush (words: James Mulholland; "music composed by Mr. Oakey")

[Advertisement], The Star (30 August 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66039330; "MR. MULHOLLAND'S BENEFIT", The Star (2 September 1856), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66039349



Non extant

 

Ballarat Proper (song; words: James Mulholland; "music composed by Mr. Oakey")

As above



Non extant

 

The Forthcoming Election (song; words: James Mulholland; "music composed by Mr. Oakey")

As above



Non extant

1856-09-24

YARNTON, George Swinerton

The Australian Psalmist (The first part of a collection of Psalm and Hymn tunes; edited by Mr. G. S. Yarnton ...  published by Mesrs. Johnson and Co.)

[Sydney: Johnson and Co., 1856] NO COPY IDENTIFIED

"THE AUSTRALIAN PSALMIST", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 September 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12987215: [reprints editor's preface]; "THE AUSTRALIAN PSALMIST", Freeman's Journal (27 September 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115562274



Non extant

1856-09-29

LOLLE, Emile de

NEW MUSIC. Composition by Monsieur de Lolle (on SALE at Mr. SANDON'S house, George-street)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (29 September 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12987360



Extant

1856-10-04

THATCHER, Charles (words)

Hints to Candidates (A new Election Song, written and sung by Thatcher, at the Shamrock, with loud applause. Air-"Rob and Joan.")

"HINTS TO CANDIDATES", Bendigo Advertiser (4 October 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87994626



Extant

1856-10-14

THATCHER, Charles (words)

The Election (There has been here all day quite the devil to pay) (Written and Sung by Thatcher at the Shamrock. Tune - "Tight Little Island")

"THE ELECTION" & "THATCHER'S BENEFIT", Bendigo Advertiser (14 October 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87994846



Non extant

1856-10-23

HAUSER, Miska

Song ("composed expressly for W. F. Ellard") [probably recte M[r] F. Ellard]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (23 October 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12988185



Extant

1856-10-27

BONWICK, Walter

The Irish peasant girl ("The new ballad ... Sung with great applause by Madame Anna Bishop"; words: Mrs. W. Boute)

Melbourne: W. H. Williams for the benefit of the Benevolent Asylum, [1856]

[Advertisement], The Argus (27 October 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138994; "THE BAZAAR", The Argus (14 November 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7140004



Extant

1856-11-19

HENSLOWE, Francis Hartwell

Lord keep my memory green ("dedicated to Charles Dickens"; "19th November, 1856")

Tasmania: F. B. Henslowe, Lith., 1856

Lithographed by Henslowe's son



Non extant

1856-11-20

SIEDE, Julius

Grand Fantasia on the flute The Carnival of Venice ("first time"); Le Carnival de Venise ("Grand Solo for Flute")

[Advertisement]: "MADAME ANNA BISHOP", South Australian Register (20 November 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49758479; [Advertisement], The Argus (13 April 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7147837



Non extant

1856-11-25

FIDDES, Harriett

The Souvenir (2 songs)

[Melbourne: ?, 1856]

"NEW MUSIC", The Argus (25 November 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7140611



Non extant

1856-12-08

LODER, George

The Sea Nymph ("New Arietta, composed for MADAME ANNA BISHOP ... with Obligato Accompaniment for two Flutes")

[Advertisement]: "MADAME ANNA BISHOP", South Australian Register (8 December 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49755691; [Advertisement], The Hobart Town Mercury (4 February 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3242820



Extant

1856-12-11

WILLIAMS, Thomas (words)

The Song Of The Lucky Digger (Songs Of The Diggers No. 1) (Tune: Cheer, Boys, Cheer [Henry Russell]) (Dig, boys, dig! the Rocky has its treasure)

"Poetry", The Maitland Mercury (11 December 1856), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18640961



Extant

1856-12-24

CLARKE, Jacob R. (editor)

Australian Album 1857 (also advertised as The Australian Musical Album for 1857)

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857

[Advertisement]: "AN ELEGANT CHRISTMAS PRESENT." The Sydney Morning Herald (24 December 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12990430: "Just Published. THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1857 ... The music is by Miska Hauser, E. Boulanger, F. Ellard, S. H. Marsh, W. Stanley, and H. Marsh; all com-posed specially for the publication. J. R. CLARKE, Music Publisher"; "REVIEW", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 December 1856), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12990464; [Avertisement]: "A CHRISTMAS PRESENT", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 December 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12990528 [lists contents and illustrations]



Extant

1856-12-24

ELLARD, Frederic

Morceau de salon sur Lucréce ("composépar Frederic Ellard"; "Dediéà Madmoiselle Marie Sentis")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; in the Australian Album 1857

See above



Extant

1856-12-24

HAUSER, Miska

Australian Flowers (Impromptu for the Piano Forte) ("2nd Impromptu"; "Dedicated to Miss Aldis")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; in theAustralian Album 1857

See above



Extant

1856-12-24

MARSH, Henry

[1] The Pic Nic Polka

[2] The Pic Nic Polka

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; in the Australian Album 1857

[2] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858, as No 10 of Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"] 

See above



Extant

1856-12-24

MARSH, Stephen

Far o'er the sea (words:  Mrs. Hemans) ("Composed and dedicated to Miss McCarthy")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; in the Australian Album 1857

See above



Extant

1856-12-24

STANLEY, William

The Rose Bay Quadrilles  ("Dedicated by permission to Miss Augusta Mitchell")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; in the Australian Album 1857

See above



  1857




Extant

1857

ANONYMOUS (ed.)

Psalms and hymns selected for the use of the rural churches on the Swan (by the Chaplain of the district) (4th Ed.)

Perth: Printed by Stirling, Sholi, 1857



Non extant

1857-01-09

CURTIS, Alfred Perkins

Venite and Gloria and chaunts ("sung the last two or three Sundays [...] are the composition of the organist, Mr. Curtis")

"Domestic Sayings and Doings", The Perth Gazette (9 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2929704



Extant

1857-01-12

BOULANGER, Edward

[1] The Cricket Match Schottische ("played by Winterbottom's unrivaled band"); (Dedicated to the Elevens of Victoria and New South Wales"); ("with a view of the grand competing match to be played on the new ground, by Edmund Thomas")

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[2] [No 4 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J.R. Clarke, [1857 or later]; see list of contents]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (12 January 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991189;  [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (15 January 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991322; "THE CRICKET MATCH SCHOTTISCHE", The Sydney Morning Herald (17 January 1857), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991457; [Advertisement]: "PASSENGERS FOR ENGLAND", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 February 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992076



Extant

 

[1] The Oneida Polka ("Dedicated to the G. & A.R.M. Company & to the Commander & Officers of the S.S. Oneida"; "Played by Winterbottom's unrivalled band"; "commemorative of the departure of the Oneida, the first mail ship of the Australian and European line, commanded by Captain Hyde")

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[2] No 1 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later]; see list of contents] NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[3] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858, as No 4 of Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"] NO COPY IDENTIFIED

As above



Non extant

 

The Simla Galop ("dedicated to Captain Cooper" [of the ship Simla])

[1] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[2] [No 3 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later]; see list of contents]

As above  



Non extant

1857-01-14

CALLEN, Douglas

Waltz, Moss Rose (Callen)

"THE BAND", The Hobarton Mercury (14 January 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3340245; "The Band of the 12th Regiment", Empire (24 January 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64096324



Non extant

1857-01-16

BROWN, Mr. A.

La Hogue Polka ("dedicated to Captain Neatby and Officers of the ship [La Hogue]")

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1857]

"LA HOGUE POLKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991335; [Advertisement]: "LA HOGUE POLKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991388



Extant

1857-01-16

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto snr

Simla Polka ("respectfully dedicated to Captain Cooper and the officers [of the ship Simla], by Spagnoletti") ("Played by Mr. Moss")

Sydney: W. J. Johnson & Co., [1857]

[Advertisement]: "THE SIMLA POLKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991388



Non extant

 

The Nina Waltz Brillante ("respectfully dedicated to Lady Denison, by E. Spagnoletti")

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson & Co., 1857]

[Advertisement]: "MUSIC. The Nina Waltz, Brillante", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991388



Non extant

1857-01-16

JOHNSON, Henry

Battle Sinfonia ("Battle Symphony") ("his clever ... composition in which all the sounds incidental to an engagement, even the dead silence of suspense, were described in music")

[Advertisement], The Argus (16 January 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7143222; "MR. JOHNSON'S MILITARY CONCERT", The Argus (23 January 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7143508; "JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND ART", The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 2 (1857), 95: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=dIwuAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA95; "CONCERT AT THE BOTANICAL GARDENS", The Argus (14 March 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5677851



Non extant

1857-01-29

HAUSER, Miska

A Farewell Song (1857); Farewell to Australia ("Farewell, dear land, of hill and vale") (1858)

[Advertisement]: "MISKA HAUSER'S FAREWELL CONCERT", South Australian Register (29 January 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49762868 [prints words]; "MISKA HAUSER'S FAREWELL CONCERT", South Australian Register (30 January 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49768367; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (1 May 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13009524 [prints words]



Extant

1857-01-31

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

The Balmain Polka  ("Respectfully dedicated to the ladies of Balmain")

Sydney: Published by the author, [1857]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (31 January 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991751; [Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 February 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992076



Extant

1857-02-01

MASSETT, Stephen C.

[1] When the moon on the lake is beaming (February 1857)

[2] When  the moon on the lake is beaming

[3] When the moon on the lake is beaming

[1] In The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 2/8 (February 1857), 56-59

[2] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[3] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858 (Melbourne: W.H. Williams, 1858), 7-10

[Advertisement], The Argus (5 February 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7144148; "Mr. STEPHEN MASSETT'S SONGS", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 June 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12997022; "NEW SONG", The Hobart Town Courier (24 June 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3244253;on Massett's arrival, see "NEW COMPOSER", The Courier (18 December 1856), 3:  http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2507243

See also earlier US edition (New York: William Hall and Son, 1852), copy at Library of Congress, online: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/sm1852.700240;Trove Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/19718782



Extant

1857-02-07

WEINRITTER, George M.

Kangaroo Hunt Polka

Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement]" KANGAROO POLKA", The Argus (21 February 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7145013;see also J. R. Clarke, Sydney: [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC ... The Kangaroo Hunt Polka", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 February 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12991970; [Review], The Journal of Australasia 3/11 (May 1857), 236: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=dIwuAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA236



Non extant

1857-02-10

SALAMAN, Edward

That Time of Year (trio)

[Advertisement], Ovens and Murray Advertiser (10 February 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113013986; [Advertisement], Ovens and Murray Advertiser (10 February 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113014260; [Advertisement], The Star (22 October 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66044826



Non extant

1857-02-11

MARSH, Stephen H.

Song Without Words ("illustrative of the life of a digger"; "for the harp")

"MR. MARSH'S SOIREE MUSICALE", The Argus (11 February 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7144469;MR. MARSH'S SOIREE MUSICALE", The Argus (17 February 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7144768



Non extant

 

The Song of the Gold Fields

As above



Non extant

1857-02-12

HURST, Mr.

Dinner at the Star (comic song, first time)

[Advertisement], The Star (12 February 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113014016



Non extant

1857-02-23

PALTZER, Jacques

Overture to Othello Travestie ("operatic burlesque, with a new overture composed by J. Paltzer")

[Advertisement], The Star (23 February 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66041541



Non extant

1857-02-24

ROYAL, Creed

A Splendid NEW SCHOTTISCHE ("Patronised by Lady Barkley")

[Melbourne: ? Chapman, 1857]

[Advertisement]: "PATRONISED", The Argus (24 February 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7145158



Non extant

1857-02-28

PALTZER, Jacques

Castle Spectre, or The Haunted Oratory (dramatic romance in 3 acts, with new music composed by J. Paltzer)

[Advertisement], The Star (28 February 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66041118



Extant

1857-03-00

NELSON, Sidney

[1] The Watchword (song)

[2] The Watchword

[1] The Illustrated Journal of Australasia (March 1857), 112-114

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858 (Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858), 11-13

[Advertisement], The Argus (19 March 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7146467; "JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND ART", The Journal of Australasia 2 (March 1857), 143: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=dIwuAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA143



Extant

1857-03-06

BOULANGER, Edward

[1] The European March "Dedicated to Captain Parfitt and the officers of the A.R.M.S.S. European")

[2] ? The European March 

[3] The European March

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857

[2] [No 2 in THE WORKS OF E.D. BOULANGER; Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857 or later]; see list of contents]

[3] In The Australian Musical Album for 1863 (Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1863)

[1] [Advertisement], Empire (6 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60274557; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 March 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992939; [Advertisement]: "PUBLISHED THIS DAY. The European March, for the pianoforte", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 March 1857), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992930

[3] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 January 1863), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072767; "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1863", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 January 1863), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072829  



Extant

1857-03-06

STANLEY, William

The Heliotrope Mazurka ("Dedicated to Miss C. Joseph")

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[2] In The Australian Musical Album for 1863 (Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1863)

[1] [Advertisement], Empire (6 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60274557; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 March 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992939; [Advertisement]: "NEW PUBLICATIONS", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 March 1857), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12992930

[2] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 January 1863), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072767; "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1863", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 January 1863), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072829 



Extant

1857-03-06

ADCOCK, Mrs. St. John

[1] La Favorita Polka

[2] La Favorita Polka ([Donizetti] "arranged by Mrs. St. John Adcock") (after 1858)

[1] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[2] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858; as No.3 Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"

[Advertisement], Empire (6 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60274557; [Advertisement]: "NOW PUBLISHING", The Sydney Morning Herald (13 June 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12996978; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (16 November 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13003040 



Non extant

1857-03-06

ROECKEL, Armand

Polka Mazurka (possibly the Australian Polka Mazurka, see below)

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[Advertisement], Empire (6 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60274557; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (21 March 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12993251: "In preparation, new dance music, by M. Armand Roeckel, viz, a Polka Mazurka, and La Varsoviana ..."



Non extant

 

La Varsoviana

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

As above



Extant

1857-03-06

WINTERBOTTOM, John

Hermione Valse ("The Hermione Waltz") ("Respectfully dedicated to Mrs. Robt. Heir by the composer")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement], Empire (6 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60274557 "NEW MUSIC", Bell's Life in Sydney (28 March 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59866269; [Advertisement]: RECENTLY PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 April 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008552;Robert Heir (aka "Miss Fanny Cathcart") was an actor who worked with Winterbottom at the Lyceum Theatre



Non extant

1857-03-11

WINTERBOTTOM, John

Overture The Theatre Royal ("by Winterbottom, of Sydney")

"Theatre Royal", The Hobart Town Mercury (11 March 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3243199


Cinderella ("who aso composed the music for the drama")



Non extant

1857-03-13

ANONYMOUS

A Life in the Bush ("a song of Australia"; as sung by Mr. Farquharson)

[Advertisement], The Star (13 March 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66041291; "LYRIC THEATRE, YORK-STREET", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 September 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000992; "MR. FARQUHARSON", The Courier (26 April 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2462329



Non extant

1857-03-19

PIERCE, J. O.

The Life of a Free and Independent BEECHWORTH LOAFER (New Local Song, by Mr. J. O. Pierce)

[Advertisement], Ovens and Murray Advertiser (19 March 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113014514



Non extant

1857-03-21

STANLEY, William

The Eglantine Polka

[1] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[2] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858, as No 2 of Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (21 March 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12993251: "In preparation new dance music ... a new Polka by M[r].  Stanley, The Eglantine ..."; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (3 October 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001144; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (16 November 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13003040 



Extant

1857-03-27

MASSETT, Stephen C.

Take back the ring dear Jamie (words: James Linen: "as sung by Madame Anna Bishop") ("a new song") ("the music composed expressly for Madame Anna Bishop ... and sung by her with great success in California and Australia")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED ... Shortly will be published", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 March 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12993285; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 April 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12994263.; "Mr. STEPHEN MASSETT'S SONGS", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 June 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12997022



Extant

1857-04-01

MASSETT, Stephen C.

[1] When a child I roamed the green fields through ("music and words by Stephen C. Massett")

[2] When a child I roamed the green fields through

[1] In The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 2/10 (April 1857), 161-63

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Skecthbook for 1858 ((Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858), 14-16

[Advertisement], The Argus (7 April 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7147574; "JOURNAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE", The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 2/10 (April 1857), 191: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=dIwuAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA191

See also earlier US edition (New York: Atwill, 1845), at Library of Congress, online: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/sm1845.401250;Trove Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/19693291



Non extant

1857-04-02

LINGER, Carl

Overture ("for opening the season")

"THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT", South Australian Register (2 April 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49767315



Non extant

1857-04-10

CURTIS, Alfred Perkins

Te Deum ("A new Te Deum by Mr. Curtis, the organist")

"Domestic Intelligence", The Perth Gazette (10 April 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2929924



Extant

1857-04-16

BOULANGER, Edward

The Columbian Mazurka ("Dedicated to the Captain & Officers of the E. & A.R.M. Comp. SS Columbian") (illustration: "SS Columbian entering the heads of Port Jackson")

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[2] In The Australian Musical Album for 1863 (Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1863)

[1] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (4 April 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12993744;  "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 April 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12994263

Perhaps the "new Polka Mazurka, by M. Boulanger" advertised earlier; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (21 March 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12993251

[2] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 January 1863), 9: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072767; "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1863", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 January 1863), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072829  



Non extant

1857-04-17

MASSETT, Stephen C.

I remember (Ballad; words: Thomas Hood)

"EAST TORRENS INSTITUTE", South Australian Register (17 April 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49763937

See also Stephen C. Massett, "Drifting about"; or, What "Jeems Pipes, of Pipesville," saw-and-did. An autobiography (New York: Carleton, 1863), 362: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=vr0EAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA362;and compare Tolhurst's setting below



Extant

1857-04-22

THATCHER, Charles

[1] Thatcher's Colonial Songster [Part 1]

[2] Thatcher's Colonial Songster ... Parts 1 and 2 (containing all the choice local songs, parodies, &c.)

[1] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1855

[2] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1855

[Advertisement], The Argus (22 April 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7148380; "NEW PUBLICATION", & [Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (25 April 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87998733; [Advertisement], The Argus (27 April 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7148614



Non extant

1857-04-28

RUTTER, George O.

The sea hath its pearls (partsong: expecially composed for the Melbourne Philharmonic chorus)

FP At concert on 28 April 1857; "THE MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. I," The Argus (25 December 1878), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5926050



Extant

1857-05-01

TOLHURST, George

[1] I remember

[2] I remember (song; words: Thomas Hood)

[1] In The Journal of Australasia 2 (May 1857), 216-17 [attributed to "J. Tolhurst"]

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858  (Melbourne: Williams, 1858), 17-18



Extant

1857-05-01

WEINRITTER, George M.

The Pic-Nic Point Schottische

Melbourne: For the author by Joseph Wilkie, [1857]

"NEW MUSIC", The Argus (1 May 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7148912; [Advertisement]: "JUST Published", The Argus (4 May 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7149024;also "JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND ART", The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 2 (May 1857), 236: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=dIwuAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA236



Non extant

 

The Yarra-Yarra Waltzes

[Melbourne: For the author by Joseph Wilkie, 1857]

As above



Extant

c.1857-58

WEINRITTER, George M.

The Melbourne Varsovienne

Melbourne: Published for the Author by Joseph Wilkie, [1857 or later]



Non extant

1857-05-14

ANONYMOUS

Tasmania, the Lovely (song; "composed by a Lady")

[Hobart: Huxtable & Deakin ?, 1857]

"NEW MUSIC", Colonial Times (14 May 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8787251



Non extant

1857-05-16

ADAMS, John

Lo! The desert depths are stired ("Chorale; Antient Hymn")

"LAUNCESTON PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", Launceston Examiner (16 May 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36301377; "Launceston, Tasmania", The Musical Times 8/189 (1 November 1858), 339: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=820PAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA339 



Non extant

 

Tasmanian Anthem (All hail to thee our Island Home) words: Rev'd R. K. Ewing)

"LAUNCESTON PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", Launceston Examiner (16 May 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36301377; "THOUGHTS SUGGESTED BY THE TASMANIAN ANTHEM", Launceston Examiner (7 November 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36302892; "TASMANIAN ANTHEM", The Cornwall Chronicle (10 February 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65728964



Non extant

1857-05-23

MEYMOTT, Frederick William

I met her in the Railway (ballad; words: Henry Halloran)

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (23 May 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12996016



Extant

1857-05-26

SIMMONDS, James (words)

Lyrics: a Collection of Songs, Ballads, and Poems (by James Simmonds, Comedian)

Sydney: James Fryer, 1858

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 May 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12996139; "Review", Bell's Life in Sydney (20 February 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59868210; "REVIEW", The Ballarat Star (11 January 1867), 2-3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112860661

See also G. B. Barton, Literature in New South Wales (Sydney, 1866), 103: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=3KclAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA103

Several of the lyrics and ballads were published set to music by John  Rogers Thomas (1829-1896), and at least one, The World Within, and the World Without, by Sidney Nelson; see below



Extant

 

SIMMONDS, James (words)
(? c.1828-1870 NZ)
{Australia 1855-1870}

THOMAS, John Rogers (music) (Wales 1829-1896)

[1] Let us speak of a man as we find him (the celebrated song ... written by Mr. James Simmonds)

[2] Let us speak of a man as we find him

[1] First American edition: New York, H. Waters, 1854

[2] First Australian edition (words only), in  Lyrics: a Collection of Songs, Ballads, and Poems (by James Simmonds, Comedian) (Sydney: James Fryer, 1858)

Simmonds' claim to have written this lyrics is false; its appears in English sources in the 1840s, and a setting was sung by John Howson at Sydney Theatre in 1846; the words were also printed in Melbourne in 1850, there attributed to "H. L. B.", "Original Poetry", The Argus (28 September 1850), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4774079;nevertheless, from its publication with Thomas's music in the USA in 1854, as sung by the Buckley Serenaders, it was usually thereafter attributed to Simmonds

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 May 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12996139; "Review", Bell's Life in Sydney (20 February 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59868210; [Advertisement], The Argus (18 April 1865), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5745643; "NEWS AND NOTES", The Ballarat Star (30 September 1865), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112879278; [Advertisement], The Argus (23 October 1866), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5776662; [Advertisement], The Ballarat Star (21 December 1866), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112860233



Extant

 

SIMMONDS, James (words)

THOMAS, John Rogers (music) (Wales 1829-1896)

[1] Some one to love (ballad)

[2] Some one to love (words only)

[3] Some one to love (sung by Mr. Henry Squires; ballad; words by James Simmonds, music by J. R. Thomas)

[4] Some one to love

[1] USA edition: New York: Wm. Hall, [? 1858]

[2] First Australian edition (words only), in  Lyrics: a Collection of Songs, Ballads, and Poems (by James Simmonds, Comedian) (Sydney: James Fryer, 1858)

[3] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1861]

[4] In The Australian Musical Album for 1863 (Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1863)

[2] See above

[3] "NEW MUSIC", Empire (17 October 1861), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60484828

[4] "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1863", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 January 1863), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072829 [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 January 1863), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13072892

NB: Some one to Love is not, however, included in the NLA's copy of The Australian Musical Album for 1863



Non extant

1857-05-26

NELSON, Sidney

SIMMONDS, James (words)

[1] The World Within and the World Without ("Poetry by James Simmonds, music by S. Nelson, sung by Madame Anna Bishop")

[2] The World Within, and the World Without (words only)

[1] [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1857]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[2] Words only, in Lyrics: a Collection of Songs, Ballads, and Poems (by James Simmonds, Comedian) (Sydney: James Fryer, 1858) 

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 May 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12996139; [Advertisement]: "NEW SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 May 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28631851; [Advertisement], Empire (24 July 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64983861

See also Advertisement, in Lyrics, page 117: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=H5o-AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA117 



Extant

1857-06-01

TOLHURST, William Henry

[1] The heart that's true

[2] The heart that's true (song; words: Eliza Cook)

[1] In The Journal of Australasia 2 (June 1857), 273-74

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858 (Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858), 19-20



Non extant

1857-06-01

OAKEY, Alfred

The Colonies: The new Local Chorus ("composed and arranged by Alfred Oakey, esq.")

[Advertisement], The Age (1 June 1857), 2: link



Non extant

1857-06-06

PALTZER, Jacques

The Wood Demon, or The Hour of One ("The whole of the choruses and the original music arranged and composed by Monsieur Paltzer, expressly for this occasion)

[Advertisement], The Star (8 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66042570



Non extant

1857-06-17

POLLARD, J. Henry

The Reefer (local song ... sung by Mr. J. H. Pollard ... music and words being his own)

"CONCERT HALL, ADMIRAL HOTEL, LONG GULLY", Bendigo Advertiser (17 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87999830; "SHAMROCK CONCERT HALL", Bendigo Advertiser (10 July 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88000315



Non extant

1857-06-20

ANONYMOUS

Advance Australia (song)

Advance Australia (song)

[Advertisement]: "CHOICE VOCAL MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (20 June 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12997354

Possibly that to words by Martin Tupper, above; see also "THE INDIAN MUTINY RELIEF FUND", The Sydney Morning Herald (13 April 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008754



Non extant

1857-06-20

COBLEY, Edwin H.

Farewell Theresa ("Fantasia on Farewell Theresa, from Moore's selection of national airs composed for the pianoforte by E. H. Cobley")

London, [?], [1853]

Copy at British Library, Music Collections, h.723.c.(17.)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 June 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12997360: "HARMONY and COMPOSITION. Lessons, by the author of Farewell Theresa, Smile again, My Thoughts are thine, to Mr. EDWIN H. COBLEY, 14, Castlereagh-street North, opposite the Club House ... (pupil of J. Balsir Chatterton, and Pio Cianchettini), Composer, and Professor of the Harp and Pianoforte, attends schools and Private familles. Terms moderate ..."



Non extant

 

Smile again

[? Unidentified UK edition]

As above



Non extant

 

My thoughts are thine

[? Unidentified UK edition]

As above



Non extant

1857-06-24

HAUSER, Miska

A new solo composed by him for her Benefit [Julia Harland]

[Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (24 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87999962



Non extant

1857-06-24

THATCHER, Charles

New local Comic Song; a new local Comic Duet (with Miss URIE, composed expressly for this occasion)

[Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (24 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87999962



Non extant

1857-06-24

POLLARD, J. H.

New song (composed expressly for her [Julia Harland] by Mr. J. H. Pollard)

[Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (24 June 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87999962



Non extant

1857-06-26

ANONYMOUS

Know ye the land (Song, as sung by Billy Barlow, at the Casterton Soiree (Kennst du das Land) (Know ye the land where the gum trees in hosts, / Are creaking to men to convert them to posts)

"SONG. KNOW YE THE LAND", Portland Guardian (26 June 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64568766

The immediate source of the text parody is Byron's "Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle" (The Bride of Abydos)

Several English settings of Byron's verison were probably circulating in Australia by this time, as, too, Beethoven's Op. 75 No.1 setting of Goethe.



Extant

1857-07-01

BONWICK, Walter

[1] In memory of thee

[2] In memory of thee (song; words: Mrs. Alex. Newton)

[1] In The Illustrated Journal of Australasia 3/13 (July 1857)

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Skecthbook for 1858 Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858), 21-23

[1] [Advertisement]: "THE ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF AUSTRALASIA, for July (commencing Vol. III.)", The Argus (8 July 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7134941



Non extant

1857-07-10

THATCHER, Charles

Several new local songs (about the Land Question, the new Municipal lamps, and the "Barrandown Run," with the proprietor, "Mr. Harney, who comes from a place called Killarney")

"SHAMROCK CONCERT HALL", Bendigo Advertiser (10 July 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88000315



Extant

1857-07-11

WEINRITTER, George M.

BONWICK, Walter

Mr. Walter Bonwick's Easy and Progessive Songs (Five original melodies composed by Mr. Weinritter for the use of the pupils in the various national schools are published in the first number of the above named musical serial)

First number: [Melbourne: ?, 1857]

Later collected as:
Thirty-Three Easy Songs (Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858)

"MR. WALTER BONWICK'S EASY AND PROGRESSIVE SONGS", The Argus (11 July 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7135138



Non extant

1857-07-15

RICHTY, Carl

El Hyder, or Chief of the Ghaut Mountains ("grand, thrilling, gorgeous Eastern spectacle ... New music by Herr Richty")

[Advertisement], The Star (15 July 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66043179



Extant

1857-08-01

COBLEY, Edwin H.

The Government House Waltz (Valse brillante)  ("respectfully dedicated by permission to Lady Denison")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (1 August 1857), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12998744; "A NEW WALTZ", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 August 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12998794



Extant

1857-08-08

THATCHER, Charles

[1] Thatcher's Colonial Songster ... Part 2

[2] Thatcher's Colonial Songster ... Parts 1 and 2 (containing all the choice local songs, parodies, &c.)

[1] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1855

[2] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1855

[Advertisement], The Argus (8 August 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7136731; [Advertisement], The Argus (12 August 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7136924



Non extant

1857-08-08

SIMMONDS, James (words)

LODER, George (music, arr.)

The Lady Killer, or The Devil in Sydney ("new local extravaganza, written by James Simmonds; music arranged by Mr. George Loder")

[Advertisement]: "ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999075; "THE DRAMA. THE ROYAL VICTORIA", Bell's Life in Sydney (29 August 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59867212

See also G. B. Barton, Literature in New South Wales (Sydney, 1866), 103: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=3KclAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA103 



Non extant

1857-08-08

LODER, George

Regina apostolorum ("offertor[i]um quartette"; "motette in canone")

[Advertisement]: "ORATORIO IN ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999075; [Advertisement], Empire (14 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64986069; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (18 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999556; "GRAND ORATORIO", The Sydney Morning Herald (20 August 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999638



Non extant

1857-08-14

SIEDE, Julius

Grand Aria for Flute ("composed and performed by Mr. JULIUS SIEDE")

[Advertisement], Empire (14 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64986069; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (18 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999556



Extant

1857-08-25

HOELZEL, Herman

Hosannah Hymn (Poetry and Music ascribed to King David; The Accompaniment of the Piano Forte arranged by Dr. Hoelzel")

In The lecture on the history and use of music: delivered in the hall of the School of Arts, on the 25th August, 1857 (Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1858)

"SCHOOL OF ARTS LECTURES", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 August 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999780; "DR. HOELZEL'S LECTURE ON MUSIC [Letter] To the Editor", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 September 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000965; "DR. HOELZEL'S LECTURE ON MUSIC [Letter] To the Editor", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 October 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28633148; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (8 September 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000394: "TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY.-Will be published in a few days, a Lithographic Portrait, by James Guy, of the Rev. Dr. H. HOELZEL, Presiding Rabbi of Sydney"; see also "LECTURE ON THE HISTORY OF MUSIC: TO THE EDITOR OF THE EMPIRE", Empire (15 September 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60262897; "THE HISTORY AND USE OF MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (4 February 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13005830



Extant

 

 

The Hymn of the Dead ("composed in time immemorial; the pianoforte arrangements to both hymns by the author")

As above



Non extant

1857-08-25

SIEDE, Julius

Fantasia upon airs from Lucrecia Borgia ("composed and performed upon the flute by Mr. Julius Siede")

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (25 August 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12999712



Non extant

1857-08-27

COXON, William Wilson

The Pretty Girls of Ballarat (new local song)

"THE CHARLIE NAPIER", The Star (24 August 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66043911



Non extant

1857-09-01

ROECKEL, Armand

The Iris Varsoviana

"Iris" Varsoviana
(New and Fashionable Dance) [unattributed]

[Sydney; J. R. Clarke, 1857]

[Advertisement]: "THE FASHIONABLE DANCE. Published THIS DAY. THE IRIS VARSOVIANA", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 September 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000056;named after the ship H.M.S. Iris, then in port [Advertisement]: "VARSOVIANA, The Iris", The Sydney Morning Herald (21 September 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000788; "The Iris Varsoviana by Roekel", in [Advertisement]: "RECENTLY PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 April 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008552



Extant

 

ANONYMOUS

"Iris" Varsoviana (New and Fashionable Dance)  

Sydnye: J. R. Clarke, [?1857]) 

Probably the above



Non extant

1857-09-02

RUTTER, George O.

And I saw that Great City (recitative and vocal quartet; words adapted from Revelation of St. John); probably later included in the cantata Second Advent; see also And there shall be no more death, below)

"THE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY'S FOURTH CONCERT", The Argus (2 September 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138064; "Amusements", The Argus (16 September 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138784; "Melbourne", The Musical Times 8/179 (1 January 1858), 175; 



Non extant

1857-09-07

ANONYMOUS

Yarra Yarra Schottische

[Melbourne: G. Chapman, 1857]

[Advertisement], The Argus (7 September 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138292



Non extant

1857-09-09

SALAMAN, Edward

Strebinger's Polka

"MADAME STREBINGER'S BENEFIT", Bendigo Advertiser (9 September 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87983256



Non extant

1857-09-12

NELSON, Sidney

The Grenadier (musical burlesque; burletta; written by Haynes Bayly)

"THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (12 September 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138606; [Advertisement], The Argus (12 September 1857), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7138581

One of the earliest works for which Nelson provided music, which included his "Serenade" Listen, dear Fanny (as sung by Madame Vestris) see: "THEATRICAL CHAT", The Athenaeum (21 July 1832), 477:  http://books.google.com.au/books?id=IVswAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA477



Extant

1857-09-17

THORNTON, George

[1] The Cornstalk Polka

[2] The Cornstalk Polka

[3] The Cornstalk Polka

[4] The Cornstalk Polka

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[2] also [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858, as No 6 of Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"]

[3] New edition": Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1862]

[4] In Clarke's The Australian Musical Album for 1863

[5] Also in [?: E. Rich & Co., 1906; in Our Quarterly Review]

George Thornton was the Lord Mayor of Sydney in 1857; "MAYOR'S BALL", The Sydney Morning Herald (17 September 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13000666

[1] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (26 September 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001086: "PREPARING for PUBLICATION, By permission of the Worshipful the Mayor, the Cornstalk Polka"; "CITIZEN'S RETURN BALL", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 October 1857), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001295

[3] "MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 September 1862), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13233733  

[5] The Brisbane Courier (13 June 1906), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19454428



Non extant

1857-09-30

LINGER, Carl

King Alfred (opera)

Extracts:
[1] Triumphal Procession
[2] Air de Ballet

[1] [Advertisement]: "ADELAIDE CHORAL SOCIETY", South Australian Register (30 September 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49209042; "ADELAIDE CHORAL SOCIETY", South Australian Register (1 October 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49209786

[2] [Advertisement], "GRAND CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (17 February 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article789171



Non extant

1857-10-02

RUTTER, George O.

There shall be no more death (vocal quartette)

"INDEPENDENT CHURCH, COLLINS-STREET", The Argus (2 October 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7139608 



Non extant

1857-10-02

THATCHER, Charles

Mr Blowhard of M'Crae-street, new local song, "and also the one lately composed on Bridge street")

"SACRED AND SECULAR CONCERT", Bendigo Advertiser (2 October 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87975967



Extant

1857-10-03

PACKER, Charles S.

Royal Charlie Polka

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]; also reissued [Sydney: J. R. Clarke, after 1858; as No 1 of Clarke's "Colonial Polkas"]


[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (3 October 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001144; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (16 November 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13003040 

Named after the ship Royal Charlie,

See also Supplement to the Catalogue of the Free Public Library, Sydney, for the years 1888-92: Reference Department (Sydney: Charles potter, Government Printer, 1895); http://www.archive.org/details/supplementtocata00freerich



Extant

1857-10-03

BARLOW, Harriet

The New Zealand Polka ("Respectfully dedicated to the settlers of New Zealand by the composer Harriet Barlow")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (3 October 1857), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001144



Extant

1857-10-12

TRANTER, W.

The Veno Galop ("Dedicated to G. T. Rowe, Esq. [owner of Veno] by the publisher") (with cover illustration of the horse, Veno, by S. T. Gill)

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1857]

[Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (12 October 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001476 "NEW DANCE MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (31 October 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28633347

On Veno, see "FIRST RACE: MATCH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP. VICTORIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 October 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13001270



Non extant

1857-10-22

SALAMAN, Edward

HAMILTON, Frederick Dicker (words)
(UK 1822/3-1885)
c.1851-85}

[1] Katty's Farewell for Goulden Australia (Irish Ballad, arr.? by Salaman)

[2] Katty's Farewell to Australia (song; words: F. D. Hamilton)

[2] [London: Joseph Williams; Sandhurst: F. B. Lewis, 1883]

[1] [Advertisement], The Star (22 October 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66044826; [2] "NEW MUSIC", Bendigo Advertiser (26 March 1883), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88514149; "NEW MUSIC", The Argus (4 April 1883), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8508758



Non extant

1857-10-30

CALLEN, Douglas

Overture, Lara [overture to the opera Lara]

"Gardeners' and Amateurs' Horticultural Society", The Courier (30 October 1857), 1s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2461014; "SYDNEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 August 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13043776; "PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", Empire (6 August 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60414438; "MUSICAL", Empire (22 August 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60496704 



Non extant

1857-11-03

RUTTER, George O.

Ye meads and groves (partsong)

At concert on 3 November 1857; "THE MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY: II", The Argus (13 January 1879), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5928151



Extant

1857-11-09

WRAY, W. B.

The Morning Light Polka

Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie, [1857]

[Advertisement]: "MR. WRAY'S MORNING LIGHT POLKA", The Argus (9 November 1857), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7141714



Extant

c.1857-60

 

The Charm Schottisch ("companion to the Gem Polka") ("Dedicated to the gentlemen of Birkenhead")

Liverpool [UK]: W. P. Draper, [before 1857 or after 1858]  



Non extant

c.1857-60

 

Gem Polka

[Unidentified UK edition ? ]



Non extant

1857-11-20

HURST, Mr.

Trip to Mount Ararat (a local song)

"COLEMAN'S ENTERTAINMENT, COUNCIL CHAMBERS", The Star (20 November 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66045274



Non extant

1857-11-28

DOLMAN, William (ed.)

CATHOLIC HYMNS, LITANIES, &c, with an Organ or Pianoforte Accompaniment for the use of Country Missions and Schools, No. 1

[Sydney: W. Dolman, 1857]

NO COPIES INDENTIFIED

"CATHOLIC HYMNS", Freeman's Journal (28 November 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115562472; [Advertisement], Freeman's Journal (28 November 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115564173 ; "MUSICAL NOTICE", Freeman's Journal (12 December 1857), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115564182



Extant

1857-12-03

PACKER, Charles S.

Exchange Ball Schottische

[Sydney]: ?, [? 1858 or 59]

Perhaps for 3 December 1857; see [Advertisement]: "THE EXCHANGE BALL", The Sydney Morning Herald (18 November 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13003170;the recently opened Exchange Hall, on the corner of Pitt and Bridge Streets, Sydney, was also venue for several concerts in which Packer appeared in 1858 and 1859; for the first, see [Advertisement]: GRAND CONCERT. EXCHANGE HALL", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 December 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13019792

Earliest actual documentation of the print: [Advertisement], The Goulburn Herald (24 September 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article118245009 



Non extant

1857-12-09

ANONYMOUS

A Scottish Hamely Sang (I sat yester'en where minstrels sing/ I'th'bonnie Shamrock ha') (Windmill Hill, December 9, 1857)

"A SCOTTISH HAMELY SANG", Bendigo Advertiser (15 December 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87977491



Non extant

1857-12-12

MOSS, Lewis

Rigoletto, a new Polka Masourka ("introducing that favourite melody La Donna e Mobile [Verdi], by L. Moss")

[Sydney: Lewis Moss, 1857]

[Advertisement]: "RIGOLETTO", The Sydney Morning Herald (12 December 1857), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13003881



Non extant

1857-12-16

HAUSER, Miska

Adagio (violin solo, "from the New Concerto")

[Advertisement]: "MISKA HAUSER ...",  The Sydney Morning Herald (16 December 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13004029



Non extant

1857-12-16

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

Clarionette Solo ([composed by] Cavallini [played by] Signor P. CAVALLINI (his first appearance))

[Advertisement]: "MISKA HAUSER ...",  The Sydney Morning Herald (16 December 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13004029



Extant

1857-12-23

MACDONALD, John D. (of Her Majesty's Ship Herald)

Herald Waltzes (with an illustrated title of H.M.S. Herald in the FeeJees)

Sydney: Allan & Wigley, [1857]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (23 December 1857), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28633912



Non extant

1857-12-28

ANONYMOUS

Majority of the colony : two original songs ( to be sung by gentlemen amateurs, during the dessert in the Grand Pavilion, Glenelg, on Monday, December 28, 1857)

[Adelaide : s.n., 1857]

Words only printed



Extant

1857-12-30

THATCHER, Charles

[1] Thatcher's Colonial Songster ... Part 3

[2] Thatcher's Colonial Songster [ ? Parts 1, 2, and 3] (containing all the choice local songs, parodies, &c., of the celebrated Chas. R. Thatcher)

[3] Colonial Songster (containing parts 1, 2, & 3 including all the choice local songs, parodies etc. of the celebrated Charles R. Thatcher) (Melbourne: Charlwood, 1858) 

[1] Melbourne: Charlwood, 1858

[2] Melbourne: Charlwood, 1858

[3] Melbourne: Charlwood, 1858 

[Advertisement], The Argus (30 December 1857), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7144241; [Advertisement], The Argus (5 June 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7295699; "REVIEW. THATCHER'S COLONIAL SONGSTER", Bendigo Advertiser (2 July 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87981554


  1858




Extant

1858

KREFFT, Gerard 

[Corroboree on the Murray River]

http://archival-classic.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=423229



Extant

1858

PACKER, Charles

[? PACKER, Charles S. ]

O come again tomorrow (words:  R. R.)

[London]: ?, [1858]

Possibly by Charles Packer, senior (1786-1854), of Reading, England, though in that case the publication would have been posthumous.

Copy at London, British Library, Music H.1771.o.(1.) [004565777], dated "1858" in catalogue 



Extant

c.1858

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

L'amour et l'amitie: valses  ("Composed and respectfully dedicated to Mrs. John Lancaster (Broughton) by Marmaduke Henry Wilson")

London: Cramer, Beale, [n.d.; before 1858]

5 other printed works by Marmaduke Henry Wilson, formerly "professor of music, Kilmarnock",  in British Library; probably son of composer Marmaduke Charles Wilson (b.1796); see "SCOTCH SEQUESTRATIONS", The Jurist 4/2 (27 February 1858),  102: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=Ym9MAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA102



Extant

1858

WEINRITTER, George M.

BONWICK, Walter

Also one item by
TOLHURST, George

Thirty-Three Easy Songs ("in two or more parts (principally original): compiled for the use of the Australian youth" [the majority composed by the editors]

Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858

Collected re-release of set that appeared in numbers from July 1857 



Non extant

1858-02-01

EIGENSCHENCK, Charles

The New Pantomime ("new music, composed by Charles Eigenschenck")

"PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13005687



Extant

1858-02-04

ADDISON, Glentworth

Heartsease ("Ballad; The words by Geraldine. Composed and dedicated to Mrs. M. Hanbury")

Sydney: C. T. Sandon, [1858]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (4 February 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13005820;on the discrepancy of publisher, Sandon, Sherriff, and Clarke sometimes advertised the same item on the same day, e.g. Louisa Polka, as see below)



Non extant

1857-02-10

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

Recollections of Ireland (Cavallini)
 

[Advertisement], Empire (10 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60261834; [Advertisement], Empire (11 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60262198; "AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY", Empire (27 February 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423091; [Advertisement], Empire (13 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423623  


Bobbing Around Quadrilles (Cavallini)

[Advertisement], Empire (10 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60261834; [Advertisement], Empire (11 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60262198

For an 1855 American edition of the original song, Bobbing around, by Mrs. W. J. Florence, see: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/32050906;the song had been introduced to Sydney in the first half of 1857 in performances by touring American vocalist Stephen Massett, and in print in a Sydney edition of another imported quadrille setting, in the My Mary Ann or Bobbing Around Quadrilles (Sydney: J. Moore, 1857): http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/50404775 



Non extant

1858-02-15

PAINE, Mrs.

Polka ("New Original, composed by Mrs. Paine")

[Advertisement]: "MRS. PAINE'S GRAND CONCERT", South Australian Register (15 February 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49773991



Non extant

1858-02-17

"H. A." (words)

A Tasmanian Anthem (All hail in the bright sunny home of our birth)

"A TASMANIAN ANTHEM", The Cornwall Chronicle (17 February 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65728821



Extant

1858-02-22

NELSON, Sidney

Mary of Argyle ("ballad"; "favourite song"; words: Charles Jeffreys) (as sung by Catherine Hayes)

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

"ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE", The Courier (24 January 1856), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2497671; [Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (22 February 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13006561

See also (earlier?) UK edition: (London, Harry May, before 1859), Oxford, Bodleian Library, Offsite Storage Mus. 5 c.87 (22)



Non extant

1858-02-26

ADAMS, John

Just a smile in the face of nature (words: Gerald Massey)

[Hobart / Launceston: J. Walch & Sons, 1858]

[Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED, New Ballad", Launceston Examiner (23 February 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article38990747; "LITERATURE", The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (26 February 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3246815; "FAREWELL CONCERT OF MADAME CARANDINI", The Courier (5 March 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2461958



Non extant

1858-02-27

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

March, Mary Anne, &c. (Cavallini)

"AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY", Empire (27 February 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423091

For the American song, My Mary Anne, see this 1856 US edition: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/sm1856.621430;and this Sydney edition of an imported quadrille setting, My Mary Ann or Bobbing Around Quadrilles (Sydney: J. Moore, 1857): http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/50404775 



Non extant

1858-03-03

CAVALLINI, Pompeo (arr.)

First Love Waltzes ("as played by the77th Regimental Band, arranged for the pianoforte by Signor Cavallini, Band Master")

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1858]

[Advertisement]: "IN THE PRESS", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13006929; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13007499 



Extant

1858-03-03

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

The 77th Galop ("as played by the Military Band, composed and arranged for the pianoforte by Signor Cavallini") ("Most respectfully dedicated to Colonel Straton, C.B. and the officers of H.M. 77th Regt.")

Sydney: J. R.Clarke, [1858]

[Advertisement]: "IN THE PRESS", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13006929; [Advertisement]: "SCHOOL OF ARTS", The Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13007487; "THE 77TH GALOP", Empire (2 April 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60426065; "THE 77TH GALOP", Bell's Life in Sydney (3 April 1858) 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59868435  

See also later English edition in British Library



Extant

1858-03-13

CAVALLINI, Pompeo (arr.)

The Maude Waltzes ([Henri Laurent] "as played by the band of the 77th Regiment, arranged by Signor Cavallini")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1858]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13007499; [Advertisement], Empire (13 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423623; [Advertisement]: RECENTLY PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 April 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008552; [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 April 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13009206



Non extant

1858-03-13

BARTON, Charles

From the North Sea's dark waves (song; "Composed expressly for the occasion by Mr. Barton")

"TANUNDA [...]", South Australian Register (13 March 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49777666


There dwellest a spirit in yonder stream ("Mr. Barton was both the writer of the words and the composer of the music")

As above



Non extant

1858-03-13

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

The Embarkation of the Army from Crimea (March)

[Advertisement], Empire (13 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423623;
[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (15 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13007549



Non extant

 

 

The Capture of Delhi Galop ("composed expressly for this occasion")

[Advertisement], Empire (13 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60423623; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (15 March 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13007549; "BAND OF THE 77TH", The Sydney Morning Herald (18 March 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28634428



Non extant

1858-03-18

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

Passo Topio

"BAND OF THE 77TH", The Sydney Morning Herald (18 March 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28634428



Non extant

1858-04-05

HAIMBERGER, Julius

Violin solo ("composed and performed by J. Halmberger" [sic])

[Advertisement]: "THIS EVENING ... A GRAND CONCERT", The Sydney Morning Herald (5 April 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008353



Non extant

1858-04-06

STIER, Charles William Ferdinand

Grand March ("by Mr. Stier, late bandmaster of H.M. 11th Regiment")

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (6 April 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008405



Non extant

1858-04-19

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

Farewell to Sydney Polka

"PROFESSOR PARKER'S ENTERTAINMENT", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 April 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13008970



Non extant

1858-04-26

PHILLIPS, Mr.

Polka ("this gentleman played a lively and spirited polka, which was understood to be his own composition")

"EAST TORRENS INSTITUTE", South Australian Register (26 April 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49777121



Extant

1858-05-01

BOULANGER, Edward

Impromptu Polka

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1862]

Performance: [Advertisement]: "PRICE OF WALES THEATRE. MISKA HAUSER", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 May 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13009524

Edition: [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (12 February 1862), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28623045: "SHORTLY will be published, The Celebrated Impromptu Polka, for pianoforte, by E.D. Boulanger"; but see also, [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (8 March 1862), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13225499: "BOULANGER'S IMPROMPTU POLKA will be published during the week; because of the elaborate character of the music the engraving thereof is somewhat delayed."


Fantasia on Airs from the Daughter of the Regiment

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (1 May 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13009524



Extant

1858-05-15

ROECKEL, Armand

The Australian Polka Mazurka (also known as the "Souvenir du Cork")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1858]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (15 May 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28634755; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (30 July 1859), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028547;also ? published in London, copy at British Library, Music Collections  h.975.h.(26.) [004616186]



Non extant

1858-05-29

CUTOLO, Cesare

Etude de concert ("from the executant's own pen")

"SIGNOR CESARE CUTOLO", The Argus (29 May 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7295305; "SIGNOR CESARE CUTOLO", The Argus (6 May 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7294024


Old Dog Tray ("improvising some exquisite variations")

"SIGNOR CESARE CUTOLO", The Argus (29 May 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7295305;see also "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (16 June 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article794158



Extant

1858-06-01

CALLEN, Douglas

[1] Molly Asthore Valse ("Founded on M. Lavenu's favorite ballad. Composed expressly for Her Majesty's Birthday Ball held at Government House, Sydney, May 25th, 1858 and most respectfully inscribed to Lady Denison")

[2] The Molly Asthore Waltzes

[1] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1858]

[2] Sydney: Reading & Wellbank, [1865]

"THE BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 June 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13016187

[1] [Advertisement]: PUBLISHED THIS DAY ... Shortly will appear". The Sydney Morning Herald (21 August 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13010974

[2] [Advertisement]: MUSIC- JUST PUBLISHED ...". The Sydney Morning Herald (17 June 1865), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13114613



Non extant

1858-06-12

ANONYMOUS

The Louisa Polka

[Sydney: ?, 1858]

[Advertisements by Sherriff and Armstrong; J. R. Clarke, and Sandon and Co.], The Sydney Morning Herald (12 June 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13016619



Non extant

1858-06-15

CALLEN, Douglas

The Knave of Clubs Schottische

"BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 June 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13018215



Non extant

1858-06-15

REYHER, Oscar F. V.

Kangaroo Polka ("Polka de Concert, pour le Piano, dediée a Madame Bentham Neales, par O. F. V. Reyher")

[Adelaide ?: ?, 1858]

[Advertisement]: "KANGAROO POLKA", South Australian Register (15 June 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49774882; [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (26 July 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article781549: "KANGAROO POLKA and EMU POLKA, by O. F. V. REYHER, to be had by all Book and Music sellers in Adelaide."



Non extant

1858-06-29

WEINRITTER, George M.

Rose of England, fare thee well (song, composed on the occasion of the Princess Royal's marriage, by C. M. Weinritter, dedicated to his Excellency the Governor, the words by Mrs. A. Dewitt, [sung by] Miss O[ctavia] Hamilton)

[Melbourne, Joseph Wilkie, 1858]

[Advertisement]: "NEW SONG", The Argus (29 June 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7296750; [Advertisement], The Argus (30 June 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7296846



Non extant

1858-06-30

CUTOLO, Cesare

Source et Torrent (étude de concert pour le piano)

Paris: chez Huegel, [1856]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

Courrier de la librairie: Journal de la propriétélittéraire et artistique pour la France et l'étranger 44 (1 November 1856), 712: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=mt0LAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA712; [Advertisement], The Argus (30 June 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7296846; [Advertisement]: WHITE'S ASSEMBLY ROOMS. SIGNOR C. CUTOLO", The South Australian Advertiser (25 November 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article785812: ... For sale, at the above-mentioned booksellers, a few copies of Signor Cutolo's Etude de Concert Source et Torrent"; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", South Australian Register (27 November 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49778484; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", The Sydney Morning Herald (29 February 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13037200


Fantasia arranged from Lucrezia Borgia ("composed and exectuted by Signor Cutolo")

[Advertisement], The Argus (30 June 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7296846;but see also: [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (12 February 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article788977: "respectfully dedicated to the Lady Amateurs of Adelaide"; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT THIS EVENING", South Australian Register (17 February 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49902954: "his own new composition, expressly written for, and dedicated to, the lady amateurs of the colony."



Non extant

1858-07-10

BENNETT, Horace (arr.)

The Nightingale Varsoviana ("being the original music of this new and favourite dance, arranged for the piano forte by Horace Bennett")

[? Hobart: for the author, 1858]

[Advertisement], The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (10 July 1858), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3249281



Non extant

1858-07-10

STIER, Charles William Ferdinand

The Warrior's Lament ("March composed for pianoforte by C. W. F. Stier") (to the memory of the late General Havelock)

[Sydney: ? The composer, 1858]

"NEW MUSIC", Bell's Life in Sydney (10 July 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59868944; [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (28 July 1858), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13022313; [News], The Goulburn Herald (4 August 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article118246763 



Extant

1858-07-13

LINGER, Carl

Overture Cymbeline

[Advertisement]: "[ADELAIDE] CHORAL SOCIETY", The South Australian Advertiser (13 July 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article781111; "ADELAIDE CHORAL SOCIETY" , The South Australian Advertiser (15 July 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article781182; "THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT", South Australian Register (15 July 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49781322;H. Brewster-Jones, "OVERTURE BY CARL LINGER", The Advertiser (22 November 1935), 24: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36198443;H. Brewster-Jones, "EIGHTY-EIGHT YEAR OLD MUSICAL FIND", The Advertiser (11 December 1935), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36203385

Current whereabouts of MS or later copies unrecorded



Non extant

1858-07-16

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

Woolloomooloo Polka; also Woolloomooloo Octave Polka

[Sydney: ? J. R. Clarke, 1858]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (16 July 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13021052: "MUSIC. The Woolloomooloo Schottische, by E. Spagnoletti; also, the Companion, Woolloomooloo Polka, by Spagnoletti, R.A., will be published in a few days"; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 July 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13012957



Extant

1858-07-16  

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (junior)

Woolloomooloo Schottische  ("Respectfully dedicated to the ladies of Woolloomooloo") ("2nd edition")  

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1858]  

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (16 July 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13021052: "MUSIC. The Woolloomooloo Schottische, by E. Spagnoletti; also, the Companion, Woolloomooloo Polka, by Spagnoletti, R.A., will be published in a few days."  



Non extant

1858-07-24  

ANONYMOUS  

A quartette ("expressly composed for the occasion [the birthday of Dr. Meucke] by a friend")  

"TANUNDA", South Australian Register (24 July 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49780119: "A solemn dinner took place in the large saloon of the Tanunda Hotel, at Tanunda, on last Friday evening, in honour of the Rev. Dr. C. Muecke ... The toast was heartily responded to, and accompanied by a quartette expressly composed for the occasion by a friend."  



Non extant

1858-07-26

REYHER, Oscar F. V.

Emu Polka

[Adelaide ?: ?, 1858]

[Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (26 July 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article781549: "KANGAROO POLKA and EMU POLKA, by O. F. V. REYHER, to be had by all Book and Music sellers in Adelaide."



Non extant

1858-07-31

PACKER, Charles S.

The Stars are Still in the clear blue sky (Hunting Song) Part Hunting Song; Hunting Chorus (MS, opera, The Jew of Evora)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (31 July 1858), 1: 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13011591; [Advertisement], Empire (9 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60403785; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (11 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13027512;  [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (19 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28628400; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (22 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032101; "THE ORPHENIST SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 October 1861), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28625197


Fill, fill the bowl (part song)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (31 July 1858), 1: 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13011591


Operatic recollections (organ solo) (C. S. Packer


National Airs (organ solo) (C. S. Packer)



Non extant

1858-08-03

CALLEN, Douglas

Marianne Polka

"The band of the 12th regiment", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 August 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13018477



Non extant

1858-08-23

LAGLAISE, Jean-Baptiste

Hearts and Souls (words; Byron; "Song composed in Adelaide by Mons. Laglaise") ("English Song, composed in Adelaide by Mons. Laglaise, sung for the first time by Miss Rowe")

[Adelaide: Lithographed by Penman and Galbraith, 1858]

"HEARTS AND SOULS", South Australian Register (23 August 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49783080: "MUSIC", South Australian Register (23 August 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49783086; [Advertisement]: "GRAND CONCERT", South Australian Register (24 September 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article783625



Extant

1858-08-25

VARIOUS

[1] The Victoria Songster ... Part 5 (containing various new & original colonial songs together with a choice selection of the most popular songs of the day)

[2] The Victoria Songster ... Part 5 (2nd.edn)

[1] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1858

[2] Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, 1860

[Advertisement], The Argus (25 August 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7299863; [Advertisement], The Argus (26 August 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7299943; [Advertisement], The Argus (18 July 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5684680


A Cheerful Glass (original words and tune)

In Victoria Songster (Melbourne: Chartwood and Son, 1858)

The various editions and numbers of the colonial songsters issued from c.1855 onward, will soon be added to this table; meanwhile: words of most of Thatcher's published songs were sung to pre-existing tunes; this is a rare example of a song for which the print indicated that both words and tune were original, though the tune is now lost; [Advertisement], The Argus (26 August 1858), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7299943: "VICTORIA SONGSTER. New number contains A Cheerful Glass ...."



Non extant

1858-08-31

DRAEGER, (Wilhelm) Ferdinand

Advance Australia ("the words by Mr. Charles Barton, of Tanunda, and the music by Mr. Draeger")

[? Tanunda / Adelaide: ?, 1858]

"NEW MUSIC", South Australian Register (31 August 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49782354; "TANUNDA", South Australian Register (6 October 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49783812



Non extant

1858-09-07

CALLEN, Douglas

Lady Alice Polka

"The band of the 12th regiment", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 September 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13018731



Non extant

1858-09-11

SALAMAN, Edward

Scotch Polka (composed by E. Salamon)

[Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (11 September 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87983328



Extant

1858-09-14

WILLIAMS, William H. (ed.)

Williams's Australian Musical Annual for 1858

Contents listed separately above and below

Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858

[Advertisement]: "MUSIC: WILLIAMS'S AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ANNUAL. 10 pieces ...", The Argus (14 September 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7300972



Extant

1858-09-14

TOLHURST, George

O, call it by some better name (song; words: Thomas Moore)

In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858  (Melbourne: W .H. Williams, 1858), 28-30

See above



Extant

1858-09-14
or earlier

ANONYMOUS

TOLHURST, George

[1] God preserve our Sovereign's Viceroy

[2] God preserve our Sovereign's Viceroy ("composed for The Illustrated Journal of Australasia")

[3] God preserve our Sovereign's Viceroy ("The Australian National Anthem")

[1] In Illustrated Journal of Australasia (?): ?

[2] In Williams's Musical Annual and Australian Sketchbook for 1858 (Melbourne: W. H. Williams, 1858), 30-33

[3] [Melbourne: Wilkie, 1859]
NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[1] Not yet identified

[2] See above

[3] [Advertisement]: "THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM", The Argus (21 April 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679929



Extant

1858-09-18

ANONYMOUS

Billy Barlow (The latest New Version, by Melbourne Punch) (The South Western Province a member requires / And Billy Barlow to that honor aspires)

"BILLY BARLOW", Bell's Life in Sydney (18 September 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59869332  

Settings of the tune: Billy Barlow (Arranged by George Coppin) (Sydney: 1843); Billy Barlow (London: 1850); Billy Barlow (Philadelphia, 1836)



Non extant

1858-09-24

LAGLAISE, Jean-Baptiste

My Native Land ("English song composed in Adelaide by Mons. Laglaise, poetry by Lord Byron. Sung for the first time by Mons. Laglaise")

[Advertisement]: "GRAND CONCERT", South Australian Register (24 September 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article783625



Non extant

1858-10-07

NELSON, Sidney

Jeannette's Wedding ("Operetta"; "A new musical burletta, the music composed expressly for this theatre")

Words only: Book of the songs and duetts incidental to the new operetta called Jeannette's Wedding (as performed at the Theatre Royal, Melbourne : the music composed and arranged expressly for this establishment) (Melbourne: Charlwood & Son, [1858]): 

[Advertisement]: "THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (7 October 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7302346;; "THE THEATRES", The Argus (12 October 1858), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7302659; [Advertisement]: "THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (14 October 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7302811


Lone and neglected in my Sorrow ("S. NELSON's beautiful BALLAD ... as sung in the operetta of Jeanette's Wedding")

[Melbourne:  ?, 1858]

As above; also:

[Advertisement], The Argus (22 October 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7303205: "S. NELSON's beautiful BALLAD, Lone and neglected in my Sorrow, as sung in the operetta of Jeanette's Wedding, on SALE at 15 Collins-street east."



Non extant

1858-10-27

ANONYMOUS

The Fireman's Song ("composed for the occasion [...] sung by Mrs. F. Younge")

[Advertisement]: "THEATRE ROYAL ... UNITED FIREMEN'S BENEFIT SOCIETY", The Argus (27 October 1858), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7303437

Anna Bishop appeared "in characteristic costume" to sing another Fireman's Song "written expressly for her upon a similar occasion in the United States" (the music by Bochsa) for the benefit of the same society in 1856; see "THEATRE ROYAL ... UNITED FIREMEN'S BENEFIT SOCIETY", The Argus (30 July 1856), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7134009;also [Advertisement]: "MADAME ANNA BISHOP", South Australian Register (20 November 1856), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49758479 [prints words]



Non extant

1858-10-27

OLDHAM, Mr. (? William C.)

The Bushman (song by Mr. Oldham)

"ODDFELLOWSHIP", The South Australian Advertiser (27 October 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article784763; "ODD FELLOWSHIP", South Australian Weekly Chronicle (30 October 1858), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88821748



Non extant

1858-11-22

ANONYMOUS

Poem (sung to the tune of The King of the Cannibal Islands)

"MEETING AT GAWLER TOWN", The South Australian Advertiser (22 November 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article785698



Non extant

1858-11-13

WINTERBOTTOM, John

The Yellow Dwarf, or The King of the Goldmines ("Grand Musical Burlesque", "Music by Winterbottom")

[Advertisemernt]: "PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE", Bell's Life in Sydney (13 November 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59869566



Non extant

1858-11-18

HORN, Charles H.

Tell me not ("Glee [by] Dr. Horn")

[Advertisement]: "BENEFIT CONCERT", The Maitland Mercury (18 November 1858), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18654886



Non extant

1858-11-24

CUTOLO, Cesare

Selection of Airs from La Favorita ([Donizetti] "composed and executed by Signor Cutolo"); OR  Selection of Airs from the favourite London Opera, La Traviata ([Verdi] "composed and  executed by Signor Cutolo")

[Advertisement], South Australian Register (24 November 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49779482; [Advertisement], South Australian Register (25 November 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49779100;on Cutolo's arrival in Adelaide, see "VICTORIA [From our own Correspondent], The South Australian Advertiser (19 November 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article785590 "Signor Cutolo [...] proceeds to Adelaide by this steamer"; "SIGNOR CUTOLO", South Australian Register (20 November 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49780445



Non extant

1858-11-27

CUTOLO, Cesare

The Polka Mazurka

"SIGNOR CUTOLO", The South Australian Advertiser (27 November 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article785919



Extant

1858-12-06

ELLIOTT, Joseph

[1] Bygone Days (Colonial Melody)

[2] Bygone Days (Ballad) ("New Edition")

[1] North Adelaide: Joseph Elliott, 1858

[2] Adelaide: Andrews, Thomas & Clark Printers, 1867

Also several later editions

[1] [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (6 December 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article786222

[2] [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (25 February 1867), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72811905; "MUSIC", South Australian Register (25 February 1867), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39180646; "BYGONE DAYS", South Australian Register (27 May 1867), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39177070; [News], The South Australian Advertiser (28 May 1867), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28797900; [News], South Australian Weekly Chronicle (1 June 1867), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91259456



Non extant

1858-12-09

CUTOLO, Cesare

Farewell to Lady MacDonnell ("melody composed expressly for this occasion")

"COMPLIMENTARY BENEFIT TO SIGNOR CUTOLO", The South Australian Advertiser (9 December 1858), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article786356; [Advertisement]: "A GRAND COMPLIMENTARY BENEFIT", The South Australian Advertiser (9 December 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article786352; [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (11 December 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article786462



Extant

1858-12-26

MEYMOTT, Frederick William

UHR, William Cornelius (words)

In memory of Jane Elizabeth Balcombe ("who died in the eighteenth year of her age on the morning of the 26th day of December A. D. 1858") (song: "lines written by William Cornelius Uhr and set to music by Frederic William Meymott")

[Sydney]: [?], [? 1859]

"DEATHS", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 December 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13016112



Non extant

1858-12-30

MORGAN, Thomas E.

Ballarat (choral song; Ballarat Welsh Choir, Christmas Day Eisteddfod, United Presbyterian Church, Armstrong St.)

"THE EISTEDDFOD", The Star (30 December 1858), 2-3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66333069


  1859



Extant

1859-01-00

LISSIGNOL, Eugène

Giralda: Spanish Dance ("Melbourne, January 1859")

Melbourne: [Author], 1859



Non extant

1859-01-04

CALLEN, Douglas

Overture Le Bal des fees

"The band of the 12th regiment", The Sydney Morning Herald (4 January 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13011089; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (31 May 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13025603; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (5 June 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13041431; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 October 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13047633 



Non extant

1859-01-06

WILLIAMS, Thomas (words)

Billy Barlow's adventures at the Rocky Diggings (new comic song ... written by THOMAS WILLIAMS, and sung by him with the most enthusiastic applause, at his new Theatre, Rocky River. Published by the author ...)

[Rocky River: The author, 1859]

[Advertisement], The Maitland Mercury (6 January 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18649559



Extant

1859-01-15

HENSLOWE, Francis Hartwell

The Amethyst Polka and The Iris Waltz ("Composed by F. H. H., Hobart Town, Tasmania, 15th January 1859")

London: J. H. Jewell, 1859

Cover lithograph of Hobart showing view of Mt. Wellington, by W. Worboyes



Non extant

1859-01-24

TURNER, Austin Theodore

The peerless rose (five-part madrigal in MS; Members of Philharmonic Society, concert in aid of Christ Church); A Madrigal (Ballarat Philharmonic Society concert, Wesleyan Schoolroom)

[Advertisement], The Star (24 January 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66333545; "CONCERT AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS", The Star (25 January 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66333574



Non extant

1859-01-24

ANONYMOUS

Emma Polka ("dedicated to E. H. M. Tod, Esq., 40th Regiment")

[Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie, 1859]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[Advertisement]: "EMMA POLKA", The Argus (24 January 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7308523; [Advertisement], The Argus (10 February 1859), 2s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7309542



Non extant

1859-02-02

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

New Polka Mazurka

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1859]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (2 February 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13016825


Grand Triumphal March

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1859]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

As above



Non extant

1859-02-05

BUCKINGHAM, George

The Song of the Digger and the Chinaman

"THE BUCKINGHAM FAMILY", Wagga Wagga Advertiser (5 February 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article105997745



Non extant

1859-02-05

SALAMAN, Edward

[1] Spells of Memory (song, was composed for the occasion by our talented local musician, Mr. E. Salaman)

[2] Spells of Memory

[2] [London: Joseph Williams; Sandhurst: F. B. Lewis, 1883]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[1] "BENEVOLENT ASYLUM BENEFIT", The Ballarat Star (5 February 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87986837; "LOCAL COMPOSERS", Bendigo Advertiser (8 February 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87986889 [Advertisement], Bendigo Advertiser (3 August 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87991077

[2] "NEW MUSIC", Bendigo Advertiser (26 March 1883), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88514149; "NEW MUSIC", The Argus (4 April 1883), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8508758



Extant

1859-02-10

WHEATON, J. B.

Niminy Pym Polka ("Respectfully dedicated to Miss Emma Stanley")

Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie, [1859]

[Advertisement], The Argus (10 February 1859), 2s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7309542; [Advertisement], "NIMINY PYM POLKA. Just published". The Argus (17 February 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7310005;Wheaton was pianist and conductor on Emma Stanley's Australian tour, see [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (17 November 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article785522



Non extant

1859-02-12

WINTERBOTTOM, John

ROLLA, or the CONQUEST OF PERU (in the play ... "A Trio and Chorus written for this piece and a Grand Chorus of Joy!, the music composed by Mr. Winterbottom")

[Advertisement]: "PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE", Bell's Life in Sydney (12 February 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59870107



Non extant

1859-02-15

LAVENU, Lewis Henry

Once upon a time there were two kings ("The characteristic incidental music composed, selected, and arranged by L. Lavenu, Esq.")

[Advertisement]: "ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE", The Sydney Morning Herald (15 February 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13010837



Non extant

1859-02-22

CALLEN, Douglas

Le Tempete Waltz

"The band of the 12th regiment", The Sydney Morning Herald (22 February 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13021875



Non extant

1859-03-12

RIDDETT, James

Bohemian Quadrille

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (12 March 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13020214



Non extant (?)

1859-03-17

NATHAN, Isaac

Overture

[Advertisement]: "MORNING SELECTION OF SACRED AND SECULAR MUSIC ... for the BENEFIT of the ASYLUM FOR DESTITUTE CHILDREN, The Sydney Morning Herald (17 March 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13014287



Extant

1859-04-04

MARSH, Henry

[1] Fair Australia Waltzes ("To Mrs. Edward Moriarty"); (also arranged for military band by Douglas Callen)

[2] Fair Australian Waltzes [sic] (dedicated to Mrs. J. Moriarty) 

[1] Sydney: Henry Marsh, [1859]; also in Marsh's Australian Musical Cadeau, [second series] issue 1 (May/June 1859)

[2] No. 5 in The Royal Visit Souvenir, An Australian Keepsake of 1868

[1] [Advertisement],  The Sydney Morning Herald (4 April 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13023254: "NEW DANCE MUSIC for the Pianoforte, by H. Marsh,  Fair Australian Waltzes, Native Bouquet Waltzes, Jessamine Waltzes, Novara Galop, Boomers Polka. H. MARSH, music publisher"; [Advertisement]: "MUSIC PUBLISHED THIS DAY", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 May 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13024644; "MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 May 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28629732; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (28 June 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13026945

[2] Full contents of 1868 set listed on cover of No 2: The Royal Visit Souvenir, An Australian Keepsake of 1868; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 December 1867), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28608489; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (31 December 1867), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28608555


[1] Jessamine: Valse de Salon  ("To Mrs. Francis Bennett")

[2] Jessamine Waltz (dedicated to Mrs. F. Bennett)  

[1] Sydney: Henry Marsh, [1859]

[2] No 5 in The Royal Visit Souvenir, An Australian Keepsake of 1868 

[1] As above; also [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (3 December 1859), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13033936

[2] As above



Non extant

 

[ ? MARSH, Henry ]

Boomers Polka (for the pianoforte)

[Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., 1859]

As above


Native Bouquet Waltzes (for the pianoforte)

[Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., 1859]


Novara Galop (for the pianoforte)

[Advertisement],  The Sydney Morning Herald (4 April 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13023254: "NEW DANCE MUSIC for the Pianoforte, by H. Marsh,  Fair Australian Waltzes, Native Bouquet Waltzes, Jessamine Waltzes, Novara Galop, Boomers Polka. H. MARSH, music publisher"; named after the Austrian warship, Novara, and possibly for their "splendid band"; also possibly composed for the 1858 Citizen's Return Ball, at which the band of the Novara played, see: [Advertisement]: "THE COMMITTEE", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 November 1858), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13015386;on the visit of the Novara, see John  Fletcher, John Degotardi: printer, publisher and photographer (Sydney: Book Collectors' Society of Australia, 1984), 37-41; it is not unlikely that Degotardi printed this item



Extant

1859-04-04

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

The Cornstalk Galop ("Respectfully dedicated to his pupils, Spagnoletti, R.A.")

Sydney: D. Buist and Son, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED, CORNSTALK GALOP", The Sydney Morning Herald (4 April 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13023254



Extant

1859-04-12

CALLEN, Douglas

The Rosalind Schottische ("dedicated to Miss Aldis by the composer")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

"DOMAIN", The Sydney Morning Herald (12 April 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13023621; [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC by DOUGLAS CALLEN", The Sydney Morning Herald (25 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028239; "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 August 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028948



Extant

1859-04-12

NELSON, Sidney

Advance Australia ("dedicated with permission to Their Excellencies Sir W. Dennison [recte Denison] and Sir H. Barkly ...words by Eliza Postle; music by S. Nelson"); ("Composed expressly for, and sung by. MONS. EMILE COULON")

Melbourne: McCulloch & Stewart, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "GRAND OPERA. THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (12 April 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679392; "THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (14 April 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679501; "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA", Launceston Examiner (7 May 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article38995988



Non extant

1859-04-13

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

The Cornstalk Polka ("as played every night at the Prince of Wales Theatre by Winterbottom's celebrated band")

[Sydney: D. Buist and Son, 1859]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (13 April 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13023648: "JUST Published, the Cornstalk Polka, by Spagnoletti, R.A. ..."



Non extant

1859-04-13

SIEDE, Julius

Grand Overture ("composed by Mons. Julius Siede, by a complete orchestra")

[Advertisement], The Argus (13 April 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679449



Non extant

1859-04-18

COMPTON, Charles Henry

Waltz, Violante ("composed expressly for this occasion")

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 April 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679740


When I was young ("composed expressly for Miss Octavia Hamilton") (words: Henry F. Chorley)

Melbourne: Printed for the composer by Clarson, Shallard & Co., 1859

As above



Non extant

1859-04-19

LISSIGNOL, Eugène

Waltz-Toorak ("First time of performance")

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 April 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679740



Non extant

1859-05-04

DIGGLES, Silvester

Child of the Sun (vocal quartette)

[Advertisement], The Moreton Bay Courier (4 May 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3716879


Medley Overture on the Harmonium

As above



Extant

1859-05-07

PACKER, Charles S.

The Captive's Child (ballad)

Sydney: H. Marsh; Melbourne: H. Marsh and Joseph Wilkie, [1859]; also in Marsh's Australian Musical Cadeau issue 1 (May/June 1859)

[Advertisement]: "MUSIC PUBLISHED THIS DAY", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 May 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13024644; "MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 May 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28629732



Non extant

1859-05-10

RUTTER, George O.

The Curfew ("Solo and Chorus"; "performed by desire")

At concert on 10 May 1859; "THE MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY: II", The Argus (13 January 1879), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5928151;see also [Advertisement]: "MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", The Argus (11 June 1861), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5700965



Non extant

1859-05-16

TURNER, Austin Theodore

Te Deum and Jubilate ("composed by Mr A. T. Turner, our townsman")

"AN EPSICOPAL VISITATION", The Star (16 May 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053080



Non extant

1859-05-25

ADAMS, John

A fair day's work for a fair day's wage (words: Rev. R. K. Ewing; music music composed for his class)

[Launceston: Lithographed by Mr. Allen, 1859]

Words only survive: "To the Editor ... MUSIC FOR THE MILLION", The Cornwall Chronicle (21 May 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65727768; "TOWN TALK AND TABLE CHAT", The Cornwall Chronicle (25 May 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65731502



Extant

1859-05-27

ANONYMOUS

? TURNER, J. (arr.)

[1] Paddy Malone (Celebrated Comic Colonial Song); possibly the same as

[2] Paddy Malone (arr. by J. Turner)

[2] Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 May 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13025463



Non extant

1859-05-28

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

Romance: Agile

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 May 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13025502



Non extant

1859-06-11

CUTOLO, Cesare

Romance ("composed and arranged for the pianoforte by Signor Cutolo")

[Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (11 June 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article793977; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (16 June 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article794158



Extant

1859-06-11

MACKIE, Robert

Toorak Polka

Melbourne: Robert Mackie, [1859]

[Advertisement], The Argus (11 June 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5682613



Extant

1859-06-15

THATCHER, Charles

Thatcher's Colonial Minstrel ... No.1

[Melbourne; Charlwood, 1859]

? Copies of contents in later editions

[Advertisement], The Argus (15 June 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5682787; [Advertisement], The Argus (8 July 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5684105



Non extant

1859-06-16

CUTOLO, Cesare

Coming through the Rye with variations

"SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (16 June 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article794158



Extant

1859-06-23

RICHARDSON, Mary

Chamber of Commerce Galop ("Composed by request, and respectfully dedicated to the stewards of the Chamber of Commerce Opening Ball, Geelong, 1859")

Geelong: [?], [1859]

"BALL AT GEELONG", The Argus (23 June 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5683245



Extant

1859-06-28

PECK, George

The Australian Masonic Waltzes ("in this waltz are introduced the Entered Apprentice Song and the very popular airs Willie we have missed you [Spagnoletti] and Ever of thee")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "AUSTRALIAN MASONIC WALTZES", The Sydney Morning Herald (28 June 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13026908; [Advertisement], Empire (30 July 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60406258



Extant

1859-07-01

"CORROSIVE SUPPLEMENT"

The Squatter's Lament (New words to an old song; Tune, Old Dog, Tray [Stephen Foster]) (Mount Gambier, July 1st, 1859)

"ORIGINAL POETRY", Portland Guardian (6 July 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64511443



Extant

1859-07-02

NELSON, Sidney

O God protect Victoria ("national song"); National Hymn for Victoria ("words by W. W. Wardell ; music by S. Nelson; To the people of Victoria this attempt at a national hymn for our common country") ("Sung at the Theatre Royal, Melbourne, by Mr. Farquharson")

Melbourne: Sidney Nelson/Theatre Royal, [1860]

"THE THEATRES", The Argus (2 July 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5683805; [News of the day], The Argus (20 March 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679197



Non extant

1859-07-09

CALLEN, Douglas

The Illawarra Polka Mazurka (dedicated to Miss Dennison)

[Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., 1859]; in Marsh's Australian Musical Cadeau (July 1859)

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

"THE MUSICAL CADEAU", The Sydney Morning Herald (9 July 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13027466; "MUSIC", The Australian Home Companion (30 July 1859), 24: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72485865



Non extant

1859-07-09

MARSH, Stephen H.

The Drunken Raggit Wean (Scottish Ballad) (dedicated to the Members of the Temperance League of Australia)

[Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., 1859]; in Marsh's Australian Musical Cadeau (July 1859)

"THE MUSICAL CADEAU", The Sydney Morning Herald (9 July 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13027466; "MUSIC", The Australian Home Companion (30 July 1859), 24: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72485865



Non extant

1859-07-09

PACKER, Charles S.

In thee, O Lord (bass solo and chorus)

[Advertisement], Empire (9 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60403785; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (11 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13027512; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 September 1861), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28624722



Non extant

1859-07-11

CALLEN, Douglas

Fantasia in Molly Asthore (for pianoforte)

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1859]

[Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC by DOUGLAS CALLEN", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 July 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13027515



Extant

1859-07-20

COXON, William W.

Coxon's Comic Songster (full of pungent parodies, quaint qizzicalities, odd oddities, local hits, colonial sayings and doings, &c., &c.)

Ballarat: W. M. Brown, [1859]

[Advertisement], The Star (20 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66054218; [Advertisement], The Star (3 August 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66054474



Extant

1859-07-25

CALLEN, Douglas

Il Trovatore Galop

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC by DOUGLAS CALLEN", The Sydney Morning Herald (25 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028239



Extant

1859-07-25

LAVENU, Lewis Henry (arr.)

THE VOCAL GEMS OF IL TROVATORE ("arranged expressly for the publisher by the late L. H. Lavenu")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

[Advertisement]: VOCAL BEAUTIES OF IL TROVATORE", The Sydney Morning Herald (25 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028239; [Advertisement]: "NEW MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (17 September 1859), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13030882: "THE VOCAL GEMS OF IL TROVATORE, arranged expressly for the publisher by the late L. H. Lavenu. The series of six are now all published."

After performance in Hobart and Ballarat, Lavenu conducted the Sydney premiere of Trovatore in late June. As can be seen above, this set was first advertised a week before Lavenu's death on 1 August, and went to press afterward.


1 Ah! I have sighed to rest me (Ah! Che la morte


2  Home to our Mountains (Ai nostri monti)


3 Tempest of the Heart (Il balen del suo sorriso)


4 Breeze of the night (D'amor sull ali rosee)


5 Ah! Yes, thou'rt mine (Ah! Si ben mio)


6 In the combat (Mal reggendo)



Extant

1859-07-30

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

The Irish Emigrant Quadrilles ("Introducing George Barker's celebrated air of the same name composed & dedicated to his friend John Drew Esq.")

(5 quadrilles; and 6 "Arkansa Traveller")

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1859]

Based on George Barker's The Irish Emigrant

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (30 July 1859), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028547: "In course of publication: A new and original set of Quadrilles by Marmaduke Wilson, entitled The Irish Emigrant. Quadrilles, with portrait of Mr. John Drew, the Irish comedian, as the Irish Emigrant"; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (27 August 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13029969 [reproduces texts of several reviews]



Extant

1859-07-30

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (junior)

[1] The Madalena Schottische ("dedicated to his friend F[rederick] Ellard"); ("[by the] composer of the favourite Madelena [sic] and Woolloomooloo Schotische")

[2] The Madalena Schottische (2nd edition)

[1] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (30 July 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13028547; "NEW DANCE MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 June 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13042431

[2] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 October 1860), 16: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13047491: "MUSIC. By E. SPAGNOLETTI. Second edition of the Sydney, Woolloomooloo, and Madelena [sic] Schottisches ... J. R. CLARKE."



Non extant

1859-08-01

GASKARTH, Alexander A.

The Separation Polka

"QUEENSLAND ... TRADESMEN'S AND SEPARATION BALL", Empire (1 August 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60401730;see also (possibly the same work as) The Queensland Polka



Non extant

1859-08-06

BURGESS, Joseph

The W. V. Simons' Schottische

"OUR MUSICAL TALENT", Bendigo Advertiser (6 August 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87991162

In 1859, W. Vazie Simons was chairman of the Sandhurst Corporation



Non extant

1859-08-27

CALLEN, Douglas

Festival Waltzes

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1859]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

Presumably named for the recent Sydney University Musical Festival; the Queen's Birthday Ball had been postponed from the usual date in May until 24 August (coinciding with prince Albert's birthday on 26 August)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (27 August 1859), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13029969: "POPULAR DANCE MUSIC (published at 356, George-street), as played at the recent annual Birthday Ball at Government House; Il Trovatore Galop, 2s. 6d.; Molly Asthore Waltz, 3s.; Rosalind Schottische, 2s. 6d.; and Festival Waltzes - all by Douglas Callen, Esq.. bandmaster, 12th Regiment."; later performances include: [News], Empire (10 January 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64095726; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 March 1862), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13225639; "BOTANIC GARDENS", Empire (20 May 1862), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60475670; "BOTANIC GARDENS", Empire (8 October 1861), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60483033



Non extant

1859-09-02

HANNAN, J. A. (words)

Australia, our home (national song)

"MELBOURNE PUBLIC LIBRARY", The Argus (2 September 1859), 1s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5687384



Extant

1859-09-03

NELSON, Sidney

[1] The Light from the Mountain ("Favorite Ballad by an Australian Lady, The Music by S. Nelson, As Sung by Miss O. Hamilton" [Octavia Hamilton])

[2] The Light from the Mountain

[1] Melbourne: Edward Arnold, [1859]

[2] Melbourne: Edward Arnold, [186-?]

[Advertisement], "NEW SONG", The Argus (3 September 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5687415



Non extant

1859-09-06

JOHNSON, J. C.

Election Song (By Mr. J. C. Johnson, Sung with applause on Saturday evening at the Star Hotel, New Ballarat) (Some bills were posted here to-day / A meeting would be held)

"ELECTION SONG", Ovens and Murray Advertiser (6 September 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112904716



Non extant

1859-09-08

RUTTER, George O.

The Second Advent (a sacred cantata)

Words only: Melbourne Philharmonic Society, Third Subscription Concert (Melbourne: Wm. Goodhugh and Co., 1859)

[Advertisement], The Argus (8 September 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5687693;for plans to publish it by subscription, see [Advertisement], The Argus (22 June 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5684802;for a performance of an "anthem", And there shall be no more death, from  it, in 1869, by which time Rutter was described as "late of Melbourne", see: "FUNERAL OF THE LATE HON. J.P. FAWKNER", The Argus (9 September 1869), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5835648; "THE MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY: II", The Argus (13 January 1879), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5928151



Extant

1859-09-17

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

DESDA (DAVIS, Jane) (words)

Your Willie has returned, Dear ("Dedicated to Mrs. F. Messiter, words by "Desda" [Mrs. Davies]; "Answer to Willie we have missed you [by Stephen Foster]")

Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., [1859]

[Advertisement]: CLARK'S ASSEMBLY ROOMS ... SPAGNOLETTI'S MUSICAL SOIREE", The Sydney Morning Herald (17 September 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13030898; [Advertisement]: "ANSWER TO WILLIE WE HAVE MISSED YOU, by Signor Spagnoletti", The Sydney Morning Herald (22 October 1859), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032081



Non extant

1859-09-19

WEINRITTER, George M.

An Original Hymn in Honour of the 99th Anniversary of the birth of Humboldt (words: Dr. Migeod; for the Victorian Liedertafel)

"Victoria", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 September 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13030976



Extant

1859-09-22

ANONYMOUS

T'is of a smart feller who in Stanley does dwell (Song; tune-Villikins and his Dinah) (Stanley, September 20th, 1859)

"SONG", Ovens and Murray Advertiser (22 September 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112904940



Extant

1859-09-26

THEOBALD, Robert Bishop

The Rosella Schottische

Sydney: Published by the Author, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "ROSELLA SCHOTTISCHE", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 September 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13031202; [Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (5 November 1859), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032745



Non extant

1859-09-26

ANDERSON, James Henri

Hallelujah Psalm (sung at the opening of the Macquarie Street Synagogue, Sydney; "composed by Mr. J. H. Anderson, who himself sang the solos") 

"DEDICATION OF THE NEW JEWISH SYNAGOGUE", Empire (26 September 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60405854; "Dedication of the New Jewish Synagogue" [From the Sydney Empire, 26 September], The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (5 October 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3258182; "The Opening of the New Synagogue", The Sydney Morning Herald (26 September 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13031208;see also "OPENING OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE, MACQUARIE-STREET", The Sydney Morning Herald (13 October 1859), 11: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13031875



Non extant

1859-09-27

CALLEN, Douglas

Minden Quadrille

"BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 September 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28629709



Extant

1859-10-07

SUTHERLAND, Mr. J.

Aurora Australis Polka

Melbourne, Edward Arnold, [1859]

[Advertisement]: "AURORA AUSTRALIS, New Polka", The Argus (7 October 1859), 2s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5689510; [News of the day], The Argus (21 November 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5692165



Non extant

1859-10-10

DRAEGER, (Wilhelm) Ferdinand

A grand valse ("orchestra, composed by Herr F. Draeger")

"TANUNDA", South Australian Register (10 October 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49825367



Non extant

1859-10-10

DRAEGER, Carl Wilhelm

Overture ("composed by Herr C. W. Draeger, of Adelaide, brother of Herr F. Draeger, of Tanunda")

"TANUNDA", South Australian Register (10 October 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49825367



Extant

1859-10-13

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

Jeanie Deans ("By permission respectfully dedicated to Lady Denison"; "As sung with the greatest applause by Madame Carandini at the Prince of Wales Theatre") (new ballad [sung by] Nina Spagnoletti, accompanied by the composer). [also Jeannie Deans]

[Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., 1859]; in Australian Musical Cadeau (October 1859)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (13 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13031833; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (13 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28628103; [Advertisement]: "SCHOOL OF ARTS. MARAMDUKE H. WILSON & E. SPAGNOLETTI'S SOIREE", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032316; [News], Empire (27 October 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64092022: "composed for Madame Carandini, will be sung by Miss Spagnoletti"; [Advertisement]: "JEANIE DEANS (New Ballad), by M. H. Wilson, as Sung by Madame Carandini", The Sydney Morning Herald (31 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032477 [News], Empire (31 October 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64092199; "AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL CADEAU", The Australian Home Companion (5 November 1859), 23: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72486043

See also, "A REAL SCOTCH ROMANCE", South Australian Weekly Chronicle (9 April 1859), 7:  http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article96490263



Extant

1859-10-15

DIGGLES, Silvester (arr.)

Home, Sweet Home (Sicilian Air [Bishop]; "new version composed for the Brisbane Choral Society") ("a new version. Words by T. Pugh"; "Harmonised by S. Diggles, Conductor, 1859")

"Poetry. HOME, SWEET HOME. A NEW VERSION. (Composed for the Brisbane Choral Society)", The Moreton Bay Courier (15 October 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3721657; [Advertisement]: "Brisbane Choral Society", The Moreton Bay Courier (30 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3726315;see Rod Fisher, Boosting Brisbane: Imprinting the Colonial Capital of Queensland (Brisbane: Boolarong Press and Brisbane History Group, 2009), 167: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=SHUE5nTp_UwC&pg=PA167;287: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=SHUE5nTp_UwC&pg=PA287

Lithographed copy of Brisbane Choral Society partbook, 1859; in Diggles Family Private Collection



Extant

1859-10-25

LA MONT, J. S.

Our own Tasmanian Home (National Song) (words: E. La Mont; "Composed and dedicated by permission to Lady Young")

Hobart: J. Walch & Sons, [1859]

"NATIONAL SONG", The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (25 October 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3258643; [Advertisement], Launceston Examiner (16 February 1861), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article38757828: "Our own Tasmanian Home, Words and music by Mrs. and Miss Lamont")



Non extant

1859-10-27

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

Fantasia com' que "Ethiopia" ("His own composition on Ethiopian melodies"; piano-forte)

[Advertisement]: "SCHOOL OF ARTS. MARAMDUKE H. WILSON & E. SPAGNOLETTI'S SOIREE", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 October 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032316; [News], Empire (27 October 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64092022; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (7 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032796 



Non extant

1859-10-29

DOLMAN, William (ed.)

[1] Catholic Hymns, Litanies, &c, arranged with an easy organ accompaniment

[2] Catholic Hymn Book (The new edition)

[1] [Sydney: W. Dolman, 1859]

[2] [Sydney: W. Dolman, 1862]

NO COPIES INDENTIFIED 

[1] "REVIEW", Freeman's Journal (29 October 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article114839080; [Advertisement], Freeman's Journal (29 October 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article114839084

[2] [Advertisement], Freeman's Journal (27 August 1862), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115762263



Extant

1859-11-01

CUTOLO, Cesare

Song of the Volunteers (words: H. E. Smith)

Adelaide: printed for the S.A. Volunteers, [1860]

[Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (1 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198764: "CONCERT under the PATRONAGE of the SOUTH AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEERS ... SIGNOR CUTOLO";  "THE VOLUNTEERS' SONG", South Australian Register (4 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49828132; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (8 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198986; "SOUTH AUSTRALIA", The Argus (30 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5692716; [Advertisement]: "SONG OF THE VOLUNTEERS", South Australian Register (10 January 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49896077; "COLONIAL MUSIC", The South Australian Advertiser (11 January 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1201025



Non extant

1859-11-05

CUTOLO, Cesare

Fantasia from Balfe's celebrated opera of the Bohemian Girl ("composed by [Cutolo] ... for the first time")

[Advertisement]: "CONCERT under the PATRONAGE of the SOUTH AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEERS", The South Australian Advertiser (5 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198918



Extant

1859-11-05

LINGER, Carl

The Song of Australia ("to which the Prize of Twenty Guineas was awarded by the Gawler Institute on the Occasion of its Second Anniversary 1859"; (words: Mrs. C. J. Carleton)

[Gawler]: [Gawler Institute], [1859] Many later editions

"THE PRIZE SONG", The South Australian Advertiser (5 November 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198928; "SOUTH AUSTRALIA", The Argus (30 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5692716; [Advertisement]: "THE PRIZE SONG OF AUSTRALIA", South Australian Register (16 December 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49830430; "GRAND CONCERT AT THE GAWLER INSTITUTE", The South Australian Advertiser (20 December 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1200383

Later editions: "SONG OF AUSTRALIA", South Australian Register (20 December 1878), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article42987418



Non extant

1859-11-07

VARIOUS

23 music entries to Gawler Prize Song Competition (3 by Linger, including winning song; and that by Cutolo below; the music judging jury was Francis Dutton, A. Ewing, George Chinner, and William Holden)

"THE GAWLER PRIZE SONG", The South Australian Advertiser (7 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198960; "LITERATURE AND ART", South Australian Register (19 November 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49830133



Non extant

1859-11-07

CUTOLO, Cesare

The Song of Australia (words: Mrs. C. J. Carleton; "composed by Signor Cutolo")

[Advertisement]: "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S GRAND VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT", The South Australian Advertiser (7 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1198956: "2: The Song of Australia (Carleton), Composed by Signor Cutolo. Miss Bryan"; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S CONCERT", South Australian Register (9 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49830288;but see also: "THE PRIZE POEMS: [Letter] To the Editor", South Australian Register (1 November 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49823442: "None of your Cutolo music, appreciated only by a few."



Non extant

1859-11-07

PACKER, Charles S.

Duo concertante (for piano and flute) [perhaps the same work as that earlier for piano and violin) 

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (7 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13032796



Extant

1859-11-08

CLEARY, William

The Royal Victoria Volunteer Artillery Regiment Grand Polka ("composed and arranged for the piano forte ... by permission most respectfully dedicated to the Hon[ora]ble. C. Pasley, R.E. Lieut[enan]t Colonel Commanding the Regiment")

Melbourne: Hamel & Co., 1859

[News], The Argus (8 November 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5691346



Non extant

1859-11-22

HOWARD, Sam

Local Comic Song (by Sam Howard in character as "Billy Barlow ... written for the occasion")

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (22 November 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13033565; "ORCHESTRAL AND VOCAL CONCERT", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 November 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28627858



Non extant

1859-11-29

RUTTER, George O.

O that we two were maying (words: Charles Kingsley)

[Melbourne: ?, 1859]

"NEW MUSIC", The Argus (29 November 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5692659



Extant

1859-12-03

PECK, George

Silent Tears (words: Henry Kendall; "A song of affection"; "Dedicated with permission to Lady Stephen, Lyon's Terrace, Hyde Park")

Sydney: Peck's Music Repository, [1859]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (3 December 1859), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13033936: "NOW READY, SILENT TEARS, a new song, the poetry by H. Kendall, a Native Australian poet;   & music composed by George Peck ..."; [News]. Empire (8 December 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article64094102; "SILENT TEARS", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 December 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13034149



Extant

1859-12-08

GASKARTH, Alexander  A.

The Queensland Polka ("Composed and respectfully dedicated to Lady Bowen ... Brisbane, Queensland, December 8th 1859"; Composed by A. Gackarth [sic]; Arranged for piano by S. Diggbi" [Diggles?])

[Sydney]: [? ], [1860]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13044188: "QUEENSLAND POLKA (The), just published, composed by Gaskarth and illustrated in colours, 2s. 6d,  J. R. CLARKE, 356, George-street";  on Gaskarth, see "CONCERT AT THE SCHOOL OF ARTS", The Moreton Bay Courier (4 June 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3717129;item listed in Fletcher, John Degotardi, 118 (B32)



Non extant

1859-12-09

ANONYMOUS

The Shaking Quaker's Polka ("composed expressly for the Victoria Assembly")

[Advertisement"]: OPEN THIS EVENING", The Sydney Morning Herald (9 December 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13034180



Non extant

1859-12-14

LINGER, Carl

Fantasia on the Song of Australia ("Fantaisie brilliante on the Gawler prize Song of Australia for pianoforte)

[Adelaide: Samuel Marshall's Musical Repository, 1860]

"GRAND CONCERT AT THE GAWLER INSTITUTE", The South Australian Advertiser (14 December 1859), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1200209; [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (31 December 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1200724: "Will be published on Tuesday, January 3, A FANTASIA BRILLIANTE for the Pianoforte, on the Gawler Prize Song of Australia, by HERR CARL LINGER"; [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (11 January 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1201020: "MARSHALL'S MUSICAL REPOSITORY ... Where may be had Herr Linger's Fantasia, on the Song of Australia."



Non extant

1859-12-20

HUTTON, Mr.

Australia, the Queen of the South ("words of this song were written by Mr. Kemp ; the music composed by Mr. Hutton, both of Milang")

"EXTENSION OF MILANG JETTY", The South Australian Advertiser (20 December 1859), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1200383



Non extant

1859-12-24

SIEDE, Julius

Vestibule Polka

[Advertisement], The Argus (24 December 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5694206



Non extant

1859-12-28

PACKER, Frederick Alexander

Psalm Chant (morning service, Christmas Day)

"THE ORGAN AT ST. DAVID'S CATHEDRAL", The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (28 December 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3260078



Non extant

1859-12-28

PACKER, Frederick Augustus

Deus Misereatur (choral canticle, at evening service, Christmas Day; "Packer jun.")

"THE ORGAN AT ST. DAVID'S CATHEDRAL", The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (28 December 1859), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3260078



Extant

1859-12-30

WALLER, James

[1] Australia (a patriotic song) [MS]

[2] Australia (a patriotic song) ("Dedicated to the Volunteer Forces of Australia ...written and composer by James Waller") [print]

[2] Sydney: W. J. Johnson, [1863]

[Advertisement]: "GRAND MISCELLANEOUS CONCERT", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 December 1859), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13034941; "AUSTRALIA: A PATRIOTIC SONG BY MR. JAMES WALLER", The Sydney Morning Herald (30 December 1859), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13035135; "PATRIOTIC SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (14 November 1863), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13087206; "MUSIC AND DRAMA", The Sydney Morning Herald (21 November 1863), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13086537



Non extant

1859-12-31

SCHMITT, Carl

New Waltz "1860" (by Carl Schmidt)

[Sydney; H. Marsh & Co., 1859]; in Australian Musical Cadeau (December 1859)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (31 December 1859), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13035176; "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL CADEAU", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 January 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13035475


  1860




Extant

1860

CHANSON, George
(alias of
LOYAU, George
)
 

The Sydney Songster (a collection of new original, local, and comic songs by George Chanson)

Sydney: D. Roberts, [1860]



Extant

c. 1860

JOHNSON, William J.

Hallelujah, Amen (before the gospel)

MS: Sydney, Christ Church; edition: Forsyth, 536 (540): http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/2447


Anglican Chants

MS: Sydney, Christ Church; edition: Forsyth, 545 (549): http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/2447



Extant

 

JOHNSON, William J.

OR

STANLEY, William

Third Hymn for Christmas Day (While Shepherds Watched their Flocks)

MS: Sydney, Christ Church; edition: Forsyth, 537 (541): http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/2447



Non extant

c.1860 (before 1862)

LINGER, Carl

Tagerchor [sic] [?Jägerchor]  ("quartetto for brass instruments")

'TANUNDA", South Australian Advertiser (29 December 1865), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article31856742;for biograohical details see "THE LATE HERR LINGER", South Australian Register (18 February 1862), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article40469572


"LINGER MEMORIAL CONCERT", South Australian Register (11 September 1863), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50175449


When to our prejudiced errors (Motett)


Liebchen Schätse and Drinking Song



Extant

1860-01-14

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

72 Anniversary Schottische  ("dedicated by permission to His Excellency Sir W. T. Denison")

Sydney: H. Marsh & Co., [1860]

For the 72nd anniversary of the Colony, 26 January 1860

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (14 January 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13035484: "MARMADUKE H. WILSON'S Newest Composition, The Anniversary Schottische, Published To-day"; "ANNIVERSARY SCHOTTISHE" The Sydney Morning Herald (30 January 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13036113



Non extant

1860-01-20

POLLARD, J. Henry

Sweet Jessie (a new ballad ... the music being the composition of Mr. Pollard of Sandhurst ... sung last night by Mr. Sherwin)

"HAYMARKET THEATRE", Bendigo Advertiser (20 January 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87941166



Extant

1860-02-03

COBLEY, Edwin H.

Le Pillet ("Composed by Edwin H. Cobley"; "A new fashionable Spanish dance (as performed at the London and Parisian court balls); To F.H. Needs, Esq., and his pupils")

Sydney: Charles T. Sandon, [1860]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (3 February 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13036285: " "LE PILLET ... a new dance. C.T. SANDON, Music Warehouse ..."; on "Le Pillet", see Needs's [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald  (21 January 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13035809



Extant

1860-03-05

MEGSON, Joseph

Excelsior Polka ("Composed, and most respectfully dedicated to his friend, J. F. Jones, Esq.")

Melbourne: J. Megson, [1860]

"NEW POLKA", The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (5 March 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19468404

Named after the Excelsior Hotel, Melbourne 



Non extant

1860-03-07

ANONYMOUS

Australian Galop

[Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie, 1860]

[Advertising], The Argus (7 March 1860), 2 s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5678376: "AUSTRALIAN GALOP. Just published ..."



Non extant

 

ANONYMOUS

Southern Cross Schottische

[Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie, 1860]

[Advertising], The Argus (7 March 1860), 2 s: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5678376: "SOUTHERN CROSS SCHOTTISCHE, beautifully illustrated, just published ..."



Non extant

1860-03-23

CAVALLINI, Pompeo

77th Quick March (Cavallini)

Though Cavallini left Australia in 1858, this march, not elsewhere documented (but perhaps identical with the Parade March above) evidently remained in the repertoire of the Sydney band of the Royal Artillery; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 March 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13038211



Extant

1860-04-12

 "A. T. A."

Floating Away (song; "from an incident related in Little Dorritt; dedicated by the composer to Charles Dickens")

Launceston: J. Walch & Sons, 1860

"FLOATING AWAY", Launceston Examiner (12 April 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39000021

See also Blockley's [UK] setting of the same title



Non extant

1860-04-14

"THE NONDESCRIPT"

BENJAMIN, Samuel

[1] South Australian Songsters (second edition, by the Nondescript)

[2] New Local Hits ... "The Census," "Colonial Courtship," "Truth from Town"

[3] South Australian Songster (by Samuel Benjamin, the South Australian Local Delineator and Improvisitor)

[1] [Advertisement], South Australian Register (14 April 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49889131

[2] [Advertisement], South Australian Register (21 April 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49892161

[3] [Advertisement], The Perth Gazette (11 October 1861), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2933457



Extant

1860-05-01

CALLEN, Douglas

The Sydney Herald Polka (titlepage is illustrated with front page of The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 May 1863) (also The Sydney Morning Herald Polka)

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, [1863]

First documented performance: Sydney, 1 May 1860;
"BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (1 May 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13039956; "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (19 June 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13042061 "BOTANIC GARDENS", The Sydney Morning Herald (7 November 1863), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13086319 

Edition (1863): "THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD POLKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (6 June 1863), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13079612; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (6 June 1863), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13079619



Extant

1860-05-10

WALLACE, William Vincent

[1] Lurline (grand romantic opera

[2] Lurline (vocal score)

[1] First produced Covent Garden, London, 23 February 1860; excerpts began to be performed in Australia shortly after the arrival of printed sheet music in the London mail in May 1860

[2] London: Cramer & Co. [much later]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (10 May 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13040399; "OUR LONDON CORRESPONDENCE. No. 1", Empire (11 May 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60410106; "MUSIC AND DRAMA", The Sydney Morning Herald (14 May 1860), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28627770; "MR. VINCENT WALLACE'S NEW OPERA", Empire (21 May 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60410523


[3] Lurline (MS full score; arranged for orchestra by George Koppitz; "San Francisco, May 22 1860") (score used by Anthony Reiff, jun, for Lyster's 1861 performances)

Various Australian editions of the wordbook: Lurline: a grand romantic opera (Melbourne/Sydney: Lyster, [1861- ])

Australian premiere seasons of the complete opera by the Lyster Opera Troupe; Melbourne, Australian premiere, 1 April 1861: "THEATRE ROYAL", The Argus (2 April 1861), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5698926;Sydney, fp: 29 August 1861: "THE OPERA. WALLACE'S LURLINE", Empire (30 August 1861), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60481398



Extant

1860-05-24

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (junior)

[1] The Sydney Schottische

[2] The Sydney Schottische ("author of the Madalena and Woolloomooloo Schottisches"; "Dedicated to Miss Brown of Balmain")

[1] [Sydney: Composer ?,  1860]

[2] 2nd edn. Sydney: Published by the Author, [1860]

[1] [Advertisement]: "JUST PUBLISHED", The Sydney Morning Herald (24 May 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13040936.; "NEW DANCE MUSIC", The Sydney Morning Herald (27 June 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13042431

[2] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 October 1860), 16: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13047491: "MUSIC. By E. SPAGNOLETTI. Second edition of the Sydney, Woolloomooloo, and Madelena Schottisches ... J. R. CLARK."



Extant

1860-05-30

PALTZER, Jacques

Lola Montez Schottische ("Composed & dedicated to Mme Lola Montez Countess of Lansfeld by I. Paltzer")

Melbourne: [ ? ]., [1860]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (30 May 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13041192; "A Schottische is by no means calculated ...", Empire (16 June 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60411850



Non extant

1860-05-30

MURRAY, Mrs. A. J.

The Gathering ("A War Song of Australia; words by B. T. Finniss, Esq., M.P., music by Mrs. A. J. Murray, Adelaide Glee Club")

[Adelaide: ?, 1860]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[Advertisement]: "SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE SOIREE", South Australian Register (30 May 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49892575; "SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE", South Australian Register (31 May 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49890836

Words survive: "REVIEW", South Australian Register (3 July 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50026054 [prints full text]



Non extant

1860-06-07

NELSON, Sidney

My bliss too long my bride denies ("Serenade to Jessica"; "The celebrated Skaksperian serenade, composed by S. Nelson (author of Madeline, &c.),   for the benefit of the Melbourne Skaksperian Memorial Fund")

[Melbourne: ?, 1860]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[News], The Argus (7 June 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5683901; [Advertisement], The Argus (9 June 1860), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5684000; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (21 July 1860), 16: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13043337; [Advertisement], The Argus (1 September 1864), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5741605



Non extant

1860-06-16

CUTOLO, Cesare

Polka Mazurka ("dedicated to his pupil Master Henry Denison")

[Sydney:  Caxton Press, 1860]

"NEW POLKA MAZOURKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 June 1860), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13041921: "... the Signor intends to publish series of musical pieces of his own composition. Nocturnes, Fantasias, and Arias, &c ..."; [Advertisement]: "TO AMATEUR PIANISTS", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 June 1860), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13042219; "ADELAIDE: NEW POLKA MAZURKA", The Sydney Morning Herald (30 June 1860), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28625517



Non extant

1860-06-18

THATCHER, Charles

Thatcher's Colonial Minstrel ... No. 2

(this popular Song Book published this day, contains the following original songs: - Answer to Willie we have missed you, Begging Dodges, Bold Squatter Boy, Bride for Sale, Chapter of Suppositions, Colonial Servant-Girl, Colonial Wedding, Courtship on the Gold fields, Cooey, Crazy Digger, Death of the Mongrels, Drayman's Life, Female Pugilism, Good Riddance, Life of an insolvent, Melbourne Sights,     Murray Cod, Murray Railway, Unemployed, [ ? ], When that White Hill was Green)  

[Melbourne; Charlwood, 1860]

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 June 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5684546



Non extant

1860-06-25

MURRAY, Mrs. A. J.

Canst thou not read the mute appeal  (song; "the words by B. T. Finniss, and the music by Mrs. Murray")

[Adelaide: ?, 1860]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

Words survive: "SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE AND MUSIC", The South Australian Advertiser (25 June 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1206424;
"REVIEW", South Australian Register (3 July 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50026054

See also Cutolo's setting of the text, 1864 below



Non extant

1860-06-30

ELSASSSER, Charles G.

Praise the Lord (A New Cantata) (composed in Melbourne and dedicated to the society)

[Advertisement], The Argus (30 June 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5685274; "The Philharmonic Society's third subscription concert ...", The Argus (4 July 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5685499; "The Melbourne Philharmonic Society: II", The Argus (13 January 1879), 6: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5928151



Extant

1860-07-30

SPAGNOLETTI, Ernesto (senior)

DESDA (DAVIS, Jane) (words) 

Cooey! An Australian Song ("as sung by Nina Spagnoletti. Respectfully dedicated to Madame Sara Flower, Words by an Australian Lady, Music by Spagnoletti. R.A.")

Sydney: John Davis, [1860]

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (30 July 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13043712: COO-EY, an Australian Song, published by JOHN DAVIS, draper. Kiandra House, George-street ... and the principal Music-sellers."



Extant

1860-08-03

PRICE, Mrs. Henry F.

The Kent Rifles Polka ("dedicated to Captain Herford")

Adelaide: Penman and Galbraith, [1860]

"MUSIC", South Australian Register (3 August 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50026550; "THE KENT RIFLE POLKA", The South Australian Advertiser (4 August 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article822339;  "ERRATUM", The South Australian Advertiser (6 August 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article822416;this item, and some of the other Adelaide volunteer pieces mentioned below, were lampooned by Robert Harrison, Colonial Sketches: or, Five years in South Australia, with hints to capitalists and emigrants (London: Hall, Virtue, and Co., 1862): http://books.google.com.au/books?id=b88NAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA106: "When the Volunteer movement reached Australia it became the fashion for one or two enterprising people to publish a little music adapted to the cause, such as the Adelaide Drum Polka, dedicated to Capt. Turncoat; and the Bugle Rifle Galop, dedicated to Capt. Crawler (by special request); and a waltz ... copied note for note from one of Strauss' the colonial composer, not taking the trouble even to alter the key or change a note of the music."



Extant

1860-08-06

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

Our Native Clime (song) ("Miss OCTAVIA HAMILTON will sing a new ballad entitled, OUR NATIVE CLIME, composed expressly for her ... a copy of which, with a lithographic portrait of Miss Hamilton, will be presented to every lady honoring the concert with her presence")

Sydney: ? Composer, [1860]

"FAREWELL CONCERT OF MISS OCTAVIA HAMILTON", The Sydney Morning Herald (6 August 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13043979; [Advertisement]: "EXCHANGE HALL: MISS OCTAVIA HAMILTON'S FAREWELL BENEFIT CONCERT", The Sydney Morning Herald (6 August 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13043953



Extant

1860-08-11

PECK, George (arr.)

Should auld acquaintance be forgot (Auld Lang Syne), Polka ("vocal Polka, newly arranged with chorus"; "newly arranged for the pianoforte with vocal accompaniment by George Peck")

Sydney: George Peck, 1860; in The Australian Musical Bouquet (New Series, No 1)

[Advertisement]: "NOW READY, PECK'S NEW MUSICAL BOUQUET", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13044188


Sempre libera: Let me bask in every pleasure ("the celebrated air in the ballet scene of Verdi's popular opera La Traviata [...] transposed and arranged for the Australian Mus. Bouq. by G. Peck")

Sydney: George Peck, 1860; in The Australian Musical Bouquet (New Series, No 1)

As above



Non extant

1860-08-11

MACKENZIE, Harry

Volunteer's Song (words: Henry Halloran)

[Sydney: W. J. Johnson, 1860]

[Advertisement]: "IN THE PRESS, the VOLUNTEER'S SONG, by Harry Mackenzie. JOHNSON and CO., Pitt-street", The Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13044188; [Advertisement]: "VOLUNTEERS' SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (22 December 1860), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13050514



Non extant

1860-08-22

CALLEN, Douglas

Sestett (for brass instruments; the subject which had been arranged by Mr. Callen expressly lor this concert was the well-known "Witches Glee," by King, the harmonies being amplified and adapted for six wind instruments)

"MUSICAL", Empire (22 August 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60496704; "SYDNEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY", The Sydney Morning Herald (14 November 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13048693



Non extant

1860-08-25

TURNER, Austin Theodore

An Anthem (sung by Members of the Ballarat Philharmonic Society in Wesleyan Church, Lydiard St., at opening of the new organ, 1860)

"WESLEY CHURCH. MUSICAL CELEBRATION", The Star (25 August 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66057858



Extant

1860-08-28

MASON, George Birkbeck

Temperance: Song and March ("Dedicated to the Committee of the Alliance for the Suppression of Intemperance")

Sydney: H. Lee, Office of the Home Companion, [1860]

"TEMPERANCE SONG AND MARCH", The Sydney Morning Herald (28 August 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13044998



Non extant

1860-08-30

SHARPE, Robert

Fare thee well (ballad)

"CONCERT IN AID OF THE ORGAN FUND", Launceston Examiner (30 August 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39001851; "TOWN TALK AND TABLE CHAT", The Cornwall Chronicle (5 August 1865), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72360193 


Volunteer Song ("a stirring composition with a cornet obligato; the words by Carpenter", or ? Howard Anstead)

As above

Also: "NEW VOLUNTEER"S SONG. [To the] EDITOR", Launceston Examiner (6 September 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39001930; "THE NEW VOLUNTEER SONG: [To the] EDITOR", Launceston Examiner (8 September 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39002002;see also "VOLUNTEER SONG", Launceston Examiner (29 April 1862), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article41452954



Extant

1860-09-00

WRAY, W. B.

The Champion of the Seas Polka ("Composed expressly for & respectfully dedicated to the owners of that magnificent vessel")

[Melbourne]: [Joseph Wilkie], [1860]

Wray returned to Melbourne in September 1860, on board the Champion of the Seas



Non extant

1860-09-01

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

Mazurka Brillante

In The Australian Musical Bouquet No. 3, Sydney: Alonzo Grocott (September 1860)

[Advertisement}: "THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL BOUQUET", Empire (1 September 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60497387


The Infidel Knight (opera)

Numbers include:


Contance, Sweet Constance (Serenade) (song)

In The Australian Musical Bouquet No. 3 (September 1860), Sydney: Alonso Grocott

Remember'st thou a sunny bower (song

[Sydney]: [?], [1860]

"NEW MUSIC", Empire (4 October 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60499332;THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL BOUQUET", Bell's Life in Sydney (6 October 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59873486; [Advertisement], The Maitland Mercury (3 October 1865), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18696175; "DR. CHAS. HORN'S AND MR. M. H. WILSON'S CONCERT", The Maitland Mercury (7 October 1865), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18711372 


Grand March of the Crusaders

"London Edition"



Extant

1860-09-18

CUTOLO, Cesare

God bless you, farewell (words: E. Reeve): ("The music being composed in an easy style, and adapted for all voices, with accompaniment for piano or harmonium, by Cesare Cutolo")

Sydney: Lewis Moss; Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie; Adelaide: Platts's, 1860

"NEW SONG", The Sydney Morning Herald (18 September 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13046063

Same words also set later by Isaac Nathan



Non extant

1860-09-18

NELSON, Sidney (arr.)

Lurline (Burlesque parody of Wallace's opera, by the Nelson family)

"VICTORIA THEATRE", South Australian Register (18 September 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50024505; "VICTORIA THEATRE", South Australian Register (25 September 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50025263



Extant

1860-09-22

MARSH, Henry

[1] Home Galop ("Respectfully dedicated to Lady Denison")

[2] Home (Galop for the Piano Forte) (2nd edn) ("Respectfully dedicated to Lady Denison")

[1] Sydney: Henry Marsh, [1860]

 [2] Sydney: Henry Marsh, [186-?]

[1] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (22 September 1860), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13046291; "THE HOME GALOP", The Sydney Morning Herald (10 October 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13046955



Non extant

1860-09-29

BIAL, Charles

When we two parted (words: Byron; composed for Miss G. McCarthy)

[Advertisement], Empire (29 September 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60499129; "MADAME JAFFA'S CONCERT", Empire (3 October 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60499321



Extant

1860-10-08

ADAMS, John

[1] Volunteer Song (There is a sound of war) [composer's MS, dated 8 October 1860]

[2]  Riflemen form! [printed edition] ("Volunteer song"; "Composed and dedicated to the Officers and Volunteers of Tasmania")

[2] Hobart: J. Walch and Son, [1861]

[2] [Advertisement], "NOW READY", The Mercury (18 January 1861), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8795742; "VOLUNTEER SONG", The Mercury (26 January 1861), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8795933



Non extant

1860-10-18

OWEN, R. A.

Besty Barlow (sung by Miss Mortimer, written by Mr. Owen, pianist)

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 October 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5691818



Non extant

1860-10-18

NEWMAN, Mr.

Local comic song

[Advertisement], The Argus (18 October 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5691818



Non extant

1860-10-20

THIRKELL, Christiana Matilda

Volunteer Waltz (by Mrs. H. W. Thirkell)

[Adelaide: Penman and Galbraith, 1860]

"NEW VOLUNTEER WALTZ", The South Australian Advertiser (20 October 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article825345; "THE VOLUNTEER WALTZ", The South Australian Advertiser (8 November 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article826261



Non extant

1860-10-20

WILSON, Marmaduke Henry

Hearts-ease ("new song")

Sydney: Ford, 1860; in The Australian Musical Bouquet (November 1860)

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (20 October 1860), 16: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13047491



Extant

1860-10-22

CUTOLO, Cesare

Hail fair Australia (words: "Ellie") ("Dedicated to the public of South Australia")

Adelaide: Penman & Galbraith, 186o

"ORIGINAL MUSIC", The South Australian Advertiser (22 October 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article825410; [Advertisement]: "HAIL FAIR AUSTRALIA", The South Australian Advertiser (25 October 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article825583



Non extant

1860-10-25

SCHMITT, Carl

Overture

[Advertisement], The Mercury (25 October 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8793921



Extant

1860-10-30

CUTOLO, Cesare

Remembrances of the Pyramids (Nocturne)

Sydney: Lewis Moss, J. R. Clarke; Melbourne: Joseph Wilkie; Adelaide: Platts's, 1860

"FREEDOM THE NEAPOLITAN PRESS: NOTICE OF MUSIC IN AUSTRALIA", The Sydney Morning Herald (30 October 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13047975; "MUSIC AND DRAMA", The Sydney Morning Herald (21 November 1860), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13049104; "SIGNOR CUTOLO'S NOCTURNE", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 January 1861), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13051365



Non extant

1860-11-09

POUNSETT, Henry R.

Hail to the Rifleman (Volunteer's Song) (words: Donald McLeod)

[Adelaide: W. H. Hillier, 1860]

"VOLUNTEER'S SONG", The South Australian Advertiser (9 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article826306; [Advertisement], The South Australian Advertiser (9 November 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article826286; "EAST ADELAIDE INSTITUTE", The South Australian Advertiser (27 June 1861), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article835668 



Extant

1860-11-09

MARSHALL, William

The awakened harp of Erin (New song ... by W. Marshall ... dedicated to Mr. Marmaduke Wilson)

Sydney: Musical Bouquet Office, [1860]

"NEW MUSIC", Empire (9 November 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60501439; "MUSIC AND DRAMA", The Sydney Mail (10 November 1860), 3: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Pl0QAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PJMDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2428%2C863606; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 November 1860), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13048838



Non extant

1860-11-10

FARQUHARSON, Robert (arr.)

The tight little island [Dibdin] (as arranged by Mr. Farquharson)

[Sydney: J. R. Clarke, 1860]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[Advertisement], Bell's Life in Sydney (10 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59788319; "THE TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND", Empire (20 November 1860), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60502037



Extant

1860-11-17

THATCHER, Charles

The Emperor of Wagunyah (new original song as written and sung by Thatcher; AIR - King of the Cannibal Islands)

"THE EMPEROR OF WAGUNYAH", Ovens and Murray Advertiser (17 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112915868; "WAHGUNYAH NEWS", Ovens and Murray Advertiser (17 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112915874



Extant

1860-11-19

ANONYMOUS

Wallaroo (The Digger's Song) (Air: "King of the Cannibal Islands")

"THE DIGGER'S SONG", The South Australian Advertiser (19 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article826688



Extant

1860-11-24

ANONYMOUS

The Baron's Daughter (New Popular Local Song to the Old Tune of The Ratcatcher's Daughter)

"THE BARON'S DAUGHTER", Bell's Life in Sydney (24 November 1860), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59788397



Extant

1860-11-27

BECKER, Ludwig (transcr.)

2 Indigenous songs:

[1] Yaam-Song (Corroboree Song) [words only]

[2] Anaruka-Song (Creek-Song) [words and tune]  

"ROYAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA", The Argus (11 December 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5694801

MS SL-VIC (Royal Society of Victoria papers), texts, tranlsations, tunes



Extant

1860-11-28

STANLEY, William

The N.S.W. Volunteer Rifles Quick March ("Dedicated to the Volunteer Rifles, South Sydney Company")

[1] [? Sydney: ?, 1860]; possibly not a separate issue, publication merely delayed

[2] Sydney, J. R. Clarke, [1861]; and later bound in Clarke's Australian Musical Album for 1863

[1] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 November 1860), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13049477: "FIRST NEW SOUTH WALES VOLUNTEER RIFLES QUICK MARCH, will shortly be published ..."

[2] [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (27 April 1861), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28625301; "THE VOLUNTEER'S QUICK MARCH", The Sydney Morning Herald (30 April 1861), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13066007; [Advertisement], Empire (4 May 1861), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60494619; [Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (22 June 1861), 7: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13065807

As South Sydney March: "CRICKET in the Victoria Barracks", The Sydney Morning Herald (23 November 1867), 4: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13157300 



Non extant

1860-11-28

WILSON, Marmaduke H.

Rolling home to merry England (New Song)

[Sydney: ? D. Buist and Son, 1860]

NO COPY IDENTIFIED

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (28 November 1860), 10: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13049477; "COMPLIMENTARY CONCERT TO MISS SPAGNOLETTI", The Maitland Mercury (11 March 1865), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18696764



Extant

1860-12-08

"R. G., Esq. Braidwood"

Riflemen Form (A Patrotic Song) ("Words by Tennyson-The music composed by R. G., Esq., Braidwood, and kindly presented to the proprietor of the A. M. B.")

Sydney: George Peck, [1860] (in Peck's Australian Musical Bouquet New Series No. 3)

[Advertisement], "PECK'S AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL BOUQUET", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 December 1860), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13049980



Extant

1860-12-08

PECK, George

The Banjo Waltzes ("founded on favourite Negro Melodies"; "Arranged by G. Peck")

Sydney: George Peck, [1860] (in Peck's Australian Musical Bouquet New Series No. 3)

[Advertisement], "PECK'S AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL BOUQUET", The Sydney Morning Herald (8 December 1860), 12: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13049980

See also George [? Washington} Peck's US set of Negro Melodies, The San Francisco Quadrilles (San Francisco: Atwill and Co., 1852)



Extant

1860-12-08

THATCHER, Charles

The Municipal Council (A New and Original Medley Song as Written and Sung by Thatcher at "The Star") (Airs - Guy Fawkes; A Frog he would; Shells of the Ocean; The Campbells are Coming)

"THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL", Ovens and Murray Advertiser (8 December 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112915974


A New Song ... sung lately by Mr. Thatcher conatining the history of his visit to Albury (... the last two verses of the same)



Non extant

1860-12-15

PACKER, Frederick Augustus

Forget me not in absence ("an original composition for the occasion by Mr. F. A. Packer, Junior")

Much later edition: Hobart: J. Walch and Sons, [18-?]

"THE SOUTHERN MINSTRELS", The Mercury (15 December 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8795007;

See also [Advertisement], The Mercury (30 December 1870), 3: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8875386; [News]: Barrier Miner (9 August 1902), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article44283134: "Fred. A. Packer, organist and composer, died ... among his songs, Listening and Forget me not are particularly well known."



Extant

1860-12-17

MARSH, Henry

Jessie: A Conversation Polka (words: H. N. Montague; "To Miss Pitt of Bronte")

Sydney: Henry Marsh, W. J. Johnson, [1860

[Advertisement]: "MUSICAL NOVELTY", The Sydney Morning Herald (17 December 1860), 8: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13050260



Non extant

1860-12-17

FURLEY, James

Christmas Hymn: Star of the east ([by the] "Organist of St. James"; "first time in Sydney")

[Advertisement], The Sydney Morning Herald (17 December 1860), 1: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13050251



Non extant

1860-12-21

RUTTER, George O.

A Baby Song ("composed expressly for the occasion")

"ANNUAL MUSICAL FESTIVAL OF THE DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOL CHILDREN", The Argus (21 December 1860), 5: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5695381



Non extant

1860-12-25

HORN, Charles H.

There is a happy land ("hymn ... composed by Dr. Horn for three voices")

"THE NEWCASTLE SINGING ACADEMY CONCERT", The Maitland Mercury (25 December 1860), 2: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18679383






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