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To the front : raise high Australia's banner :a patriotic song / composed by Charles Huenerbein. [Variant title: To the front : raise high Australia's banner / words by Leopold Jordan ; Charles Huenerbein]
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Bound in the Stewart Symonds sheet music collection no. 1, volume of songs and music, circa 1825-1885.
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There is a possibility that this volume was also owned by Mary Miller, the binding is the same and 'Agnes' is written in the same childlike handwriting as in the Mary Miller volume.
Cover title.
For piano.
"Dedicated to the Hon W. B. Dalley" -- Cover.
Cover artwork signed: WMcL.
"Jarrett & Co., Lith."--Cover.
Cover: lithograph of woman in armour with sword and flag with Australia written on it, walking next to a lion. Army tents, soldiers and cannon in the background.
"Sung with great success by Mr. Charles Harding" -- Back cover.
Price: 4s/-. --Cover.
Registered.-- Cover.
Walter Ackhurst & Co., Printers Sydney.
Publication date definitely between 1885 and 1889 from publisher's address at 318 George Street (cf. Neidorf, Prue, A guide to dating music published in Sydney and Melbourne, 1800-1899, volume two, part three, page 182). This song and the perfomance by Harding is mentioned in the Sydney Morning Herald March 1885. Dr Graeme Skinner has the publication date as 1885.
National Library's copy includes insert: "Returned Australia's sons!", words by Leopold Jordan, the music to the above entitled "To the front", composed by Charles Huenerbein. English words.

Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
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[1885].
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[Sydney] : [ A & C Huenerbein],
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1 vocal score (4 pages) ; 35 cm.
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music
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1885.
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MUS/SS/1