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Miss Gittins' songbook : bound collection of early nineteenth century vocal music / formerly belonging to Miss Elizabeth Gittins [music]
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Comprising 33 musical scores for solo voice with piano accompaniment.
Owner Biography: This collection of sheet music was bound for Miss Elizabeth Gittins of Throsby Park. Miss Gittins was governess to the Throsby children from the mid 1880s to the early 1900s. Most of these songs were published in the 1850s and were collected not long after Miss Gittins arrived in Sydney, with her parents, from the north of England in 1852. Publication dates of works enclosed range from 1852 to 1860.
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1 volume ; 34 cm.
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music
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Contents: Spring blossoms / Stephen Glover--There is a flow'r that bloometh: ballad, in the grand opera Maritana / W. Vincent Wallace--Beautiful spring / John Blockley--Little Nell: ballad / George Linley-- Summer roses / Stephen Glover-- Katty darling
/ [melody by Bellini]-- Sweet home: new ballad / by W.S. [sic] Wrighton-- Cushla Machree or Oh!Erin my country--Why do summer roses fade? / George Barker--Ah! I have sigh’d to rest me… from Verdi’s Opera, Il Trovatore, arranged by L. Lavenu--Gentle Annie / Stephen Foster-- I think of thee / George Barker-- Moonlight and melody / music by Verdi-- I’m a merry Zingara / by M.W. Balfe--“Look up!” / W.T. Wrighton--Gerty’s song of the star / Stephen Glover--I cannot sing to night ballad / L. Lavenu--Dermot Astore (The reply of Kathleen Mavourneen) / E.N. Crouch--List to the convent bells / John Blockley--A lowly youth, favourite song, from the opera of “Matilda of Hungary” / W. Vincent Wallace--Oft in the stilly night / Thomas More--Friends of my youth / George Barker--By the sad sea waves / Balfe--Shells of ocean / J.W. Cherry--Molly Asthore / L. Lavenu--The ivy green / W. Lovell Phillips--Ben Bolt / arranged by J.C. Rainer--Adelaide / Beethoven--The Queen’s waltz / Charles D’Albert--Angelina valse / Charles D’Albert--L’Echo du Mont Blanc / Jullien--The royal gems a set of waltzes: The nightingale--The komet waltz--Waltz--The echo--Paris waltz--Aurora waltz--The Runcton waltz / C.W. Glover.
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