Privately bound collection of scores chiefly for voice and piano.
Written on the back inside cover: 'Bound by Edwards' and 'Miss R.J. Bovis'.
On front inside cover: 'Music Miss A.A. Myers Sydney'.
Anne Amelia Myers (1843-1882) was the daughter of a successful German-born tobacconist, John Henry Myers, whose store was in King Street, Sydney, and Charlotte Myers (nee Vardon). In 1867, Anne married telegraph operator Albert Field (1839-1870) and they lived in Bourke Street, Woolloomooloo.
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Contents: [Variations on the martial chorus "Dell'aura tua profetica": in Bellini's opera of Norma] [op. 68] / W. Plachy, [for the pianoforte comp. by Wenzel Plachy] -- The Australian Polka Mazurka/ Armand Roeckel -- Prima donna waltz/ Jullien -in Bellini's opera of Norma] [op. 68]- Les Grecques. Suite de valses/ Carl Hochst -- La Varsoviana, a new and fashionable dance -- Brindisi, libiamo, libiamo. Piece elegante sur La Traviata pour piano/ [Verdi], Theodore Oesten -- The Duchess of Malakoff. Quadrille/ Henry Farmer -- First love. Valse a deux temps/ Henry Farmer -- Molly Asthore. Valse/ G. D. Callen-- Cornstalk polka/ G. Thornton -- The silver star/ Henry Farmer -- Rose of the valley/ Henry Farmer -- Norma Quadrille/ Charles D'Albert -- Edinburgh quadrilles/ Charles D'Albert -- Cherbourg Quadrille/ Charles D'Albert -- The bonnie Dundee quadrille/ Charles D'Albert -- Al Nostri Monti as sung by Mad[ame] Viardot in Il Trovatore./ Albert Lindahl -- Ah che la morte, and the miserere from Verdi's Il Trovatore/ Albert Lindahl.
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.