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Kate Helen Holmes volume of songs and music, circa 1840-1870.
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Privately bound collection of scores chiefly for voice and piano.
Pencil annotations.
On front cover: 'Music Kate Helen Holmes'.
Kate Helen Holmes nee Kate Helen Peate lived in Paddington, Sydney. Died at the age of 24. Information from a genealogical database and the Sydney Morning Herald 1867 (marriage announcement).
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
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Sydney : [private collection]
44 scores (1 volume) ; 34 cm.
True happiness (das wahre gluck ist nur bei dir) romanze/ Voss, Charles. English version by Ernest Bruce -- When the quiet moon is beaming/Schondorf, Johannes -- Merrily Merrily over the snow/ Schloesser, Adolphe -- Twilight hour, ballad (I think of
thee)/ Barker, George -- The maid of Judah (Das madchen von juda)/ Kucken, Friedrich Wilhelm -- Consider the lilies, sacred song/ Glover, Stephen -- The green tress whispered low and mild, ballad/ Balfe, Michael William, poetry by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth -- The Brook/ Dolores; words by Tennyson, Alfred -- Avic Machree (Son of my heart) -- Breathe not that name/Barker, George; words by E. A. C. -- Evangeline (10th edition)/ Blockley, John; words by Young, Charlotte; based on poetry by Longfellow Henry Wadsworth -- Eely Mavourneen (Lily of Killarney (opera))/ Benedict, Julius -- Thou art so near and yet so far (du bist mir nah' und doch so fern)/ Reichardt, Alexander -- What are the wild waves saying/ [Glover, Stephen; words by Carpenter, Joseph Edwards] -- The cottage by the sea, ballad/ Thomas, John Rogers -- Juanita, Spanish ballad [Songs of affection, no. 2]/ [Norton, Caroline Sheridan] -- The lonely harp/ Cowell, Augusta; words by Mrs Norton -- Sunny meadows (I love the sunny meadows), song/ Glover, Stephen; words by Carpenter, Joseph Edwards -- Phoebe Morel: I had a dream, a happy dream, a Georgian ballad/ [Glover, Stephen] -- The blind girl to her harp/ Glover, Stephen; words by Jefferys, Charles -- "Nearer to thee" hymn CIX/ Packer, Frederick Augustus -- When the swallows homeward go. Duet/ Abt, Franz; English words by Oliphant, Thomas -- Floating away (ballad)/ Blockley, John; words by Carpenter, Joseph Edwards -- O'er the hill o'er the dale, duet for two female voices/ Glover, Stephen -- Beautiful is the sea, ballad/ Cherry, John William -- The messenger bird, or thou art come from the spirits land, duet for two trebles/ "the words by Mrs. Hemans, the music by her sister" -- Hark! Tis the Moorish evening drum/ Blockley, John -- The messenger swallow. "O swallow, swallow."/ Blockley, John; words by Tennyson, Alfred -- Yesterday. Duett./ Blockley, John; words by Browne, M. A. -- Love on/ Blockley, John; words by Cook, Eliza -- Ecoutez-moi (Romance without words)/ Funke, Joseph -- I'd choose to be a daisy/ Buckley, Frederick -- Lily Bell/ [Mueller, Charles; words by Wakelam, W. W.] -- The plantation ball/ Cave, W. J. H.; words by John Labern -- Wilt thou be mine?/ Blockley, John; words by Cook, Eliza -- By the sad sea waves/ Benedict, Julius; arranged by Callcott, William Hutchins -- Jessie's dream/ Blockely, John; words by Campbell, Grace -- The murmur of the shell/ Norton, Caroline Sheridan -- Better than gold!/ Croal, George; words by Smart, Alexander -- I wander in search of a treasure. Blondel's song/ Benedict, Jules [Julius] words by Oxenford, John -- The load upon my heart/ Benedict, Jules -- Annie's tryste/ Aytoun, William Edmondstoune -- Come where my love lies dreaming/ Foster, Stephen Collins; arranged by Westrop, Thomas -- The modern school of singing, consisting of the rudiments of music, scales, exercises & solfeggi, progressively arranged for developing the voice/ Rossini, Gioachino; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Handel, George Frideric; Haydn, Joseph.
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