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Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts

Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums

This selection of digitised resources comes from the collections of Sydney Living Museums’ historic house museums and the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection. The collection includes domestic sheet music and manuscript transcriptions either as single pieces or groups of pieces bound together into volumes by their owners. Much of the music is dated and inscribed and reflects the musical taste, skills, pedagogy and networks of early Australian colonists and their children ...



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All pieces in this volume are available separately For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full songbook 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...
Topics: Miss Gittins songbook, binder's volume of sheet music, piano music, Throsby Park, Provenance -...
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Topics: Mary Miller volume, sheet music, piano music, Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection,...
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Topics: Margaret Hazlitt volume, sheet music, piano music, Stewart Symonds collection, Sydney Living Museums
All pieces in this volume are available separately For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full songbook Contents : The arrow and the song--The Brook--The song of the blind girl to her harp--The bird song--The bridge/J.T.M. Harrison--The careless word/Mrs Norton--The captive greek girl/J.W. Hobbs--The heart bow'd down/M.W. Balfe--The last meeting/ G. Linley--The landing of the pilgrim fathers/Mrs Heman's sister [Harriet Browne]--The last rose of summer/Sir John...
Topics: Isabel Throsby songbook, songs with piano, Provenance - Australia, Throsby Park, binder's volume of...
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Topics: Maria Lee volume, sheet music, piano music, Stewart Symonds collection, Sydney Living Museums,...
For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Listen to 'Songs of Home' Exhibition audio of Hallelujah Chorus
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Scottish Music Publications and Themes
by Elouis, J.(Jean Claude Louis), 1758-1833.
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Taken from John Elouis's 'First volume of a selection of favorite Scots songs...' For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Elouis songbook, Scottish song, piano music, harp music, Scottish music publications and themes,...
See items listed separately For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Contents: The New lancers' quadrille/ Charles D'Albert -- Le Panier de fleurs No.2 [cover], The Original Scottische/ Jules Rochard -- The Helena polka/ Charles D'Albert -- The Bride's polka/ Charles D'Albert -- The Celebrated Undine polka/ Mrs Mackinlay -- Jullien's celebrated polkas No.10, The Camelia polka/ Jullien -- Brecon polka and Bohemian polka -- Jullien's original polka -- The Celebrated annen polka/...
Topics: Stewart Symonds volume no 1, binder's volume of sheet music, sheet music, Stewart Symonds...
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Topics: Haidee B Harris songbook, piano music, flute music, guitar music, violin music, sheet music,...
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Topics: Dowling songbook, piano music, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia, songs with...
Stewart Symonds Collection
by Albert, Charles Louis Napoleon d', 1809-1886.
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by Aide, Hamilton; Gabriel, Mary Anne Virginia 1825-1877
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Stewart Symonds Collection
by Labitzky, Joseph, 1802-1881.
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Throsby Park
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Dated between 1837 and 1845
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Owner Biography: Written on the front flyleaf is 'Sarah H. Wright, Tasmania'. Her daughter has included a brief family tree on the same page: Sarah H. Wright (Mother), Janet McPherson (nee Wright daughter), M. Lewis Alice, Margaret McPherson daughter. Many of the scores are signed 'S.H. Hutchinson', Sarah's maiden name. Sarah Hays Hutchinson was born on 13 March 1831 in Liverpool, Lancashire. She arrived in Hobart, Tasmania, in December...
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Throsby Park
by Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889; Mori, Frank
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Topics: Margaret Hazlitt volume, sheet music, piano music, music for four hands, Stewart Symonds...
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Dated between 1811 and 1823.
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Stewart Symonds Collection
by Jullien, Louis Antoine, 1812-1860.
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Stewart Symonds Collection
by Watson, Michael, 1840-1889.
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Published between 1852 and 1854 For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score
Topics: Rouse Hill volume, sheet music, piano music, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Sydney Living Museums
Note: missing the first page (p.2) of the secondo part. For full  bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue
Topics: Margaret Hazlitt volume, sheet music, piano music, music for four hands, Stewart Symonds...
For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue. The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, songs with piano, Provenance - Australia, Rouse Hill House & Farm,...
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Scottish Music Publications and Themes
by Elouis, J.(Jean Claude Louis), 1758-1833.
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Taken from John Elouis's 'First volume of a selection of favorite Scots songs...' For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Elouis songbook, Scottish song, songs with piano, songs with harp, Scottish music publications and...
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Throsby Park
by Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870; Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860
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by Crouch, F. N. (Frederick Nicholls)
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Published c1835 For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue View performance video View 'Songs of Home' exhibition audio Download performance score This London edition of 'Currency lasses' was probably published circa 1830. Dr Graeme Skinner believes this to be the earliest surviving piece of original music by an Australian colonist, dating to the second half of 1825. Citation: Dr Graeme Skinner (University of Sydney), "Tempest Paul and Currency Lasses", AustralHarmony (an online resource...
Topics: Stewart Symonds volume no 1, piano music, Provenance - Australia, songs with sound, sheet music,...
Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874; Neukomm, Sigismund, Ritter von, 1778-1858
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Throsby Park
by Albert, Charles Louis Napoleon d', 1809-1886.
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Published between 1789 and 1795. For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Listen to 'Songs of Home' Exhibition audio of this song.
Topics: Haidee B Harris songbook, sheet music, guitar music, flute music, vocal duets, sheet music, Stewart...
Throsby Park
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Dickson, Ellen, 1819-1878
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Note: Missing pp. 3-4. Download the performance score
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One of two volumes. See Volume 2 For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue This volume consists predominantly of parts for flute, with violin parts towards the end. The second bound volume has the companion music to this volume, for example, secondo flute parts and parts for the violincello. Some of the music has been purchased from Elizabeth Attwood at 4 Nassau street, Dublin, Ireland. She traded  at this address  between 1817 and 1831. CONTENTS: New and Classical Music by the...
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
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Published between 1856 and 1858. For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score
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Throsby Park
by Glover, Stephen, 1813-1870
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Contents: My love she's but a lassie yet -- Ye banks and braes -- Saw ye Johnnie coming -- Cornriggs.   For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download full performance score
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
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by Elouis, J.(Jean Claude Louis), 1758-1833.
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Throsby Park
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Byron, George Lordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824; Nathan, Isaac, 1792-1864
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Stewart Symonds Collection
by Arnold, Samuel, 1740-1802.
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Throsby Park
by Thornton, L.M.; Wrighton, W. T. (William Thomas), 1816-1880
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Bayley, F. W. N. (Frederic William Naylor), 1808-1853; Waller, Sidney
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue. The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, piano music, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia,...
All pieces in this volume are available separately For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full songbook
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Jeffreys, Charles; Lee, George Alexander, 1802-1851
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Throsby Park
by Barker, George, 1812-1876; Linley, Violet
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Throsby Park
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Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts
by Valentine, John; Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848; Kenney, James, 1780-1849
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Published between 1805 and 1817. For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue
Topics: Lucy Havens volume, Scottish music publications and themes, Scottish song, piano music, flute...
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Topics: Margaret Hazlitt volume, sheet music, piano music, Stewart Symonds collection, Sydney Living Museums
Stewart Symonds Collection
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Wade, Joseph Augustine, 1796-1845.; Wood, Joseph, 1801-1890.
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For full bibliographic details see our Library Catalogue. The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, piano music, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia, sheet...
Published between 1856 and 1858. For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score
Topics: Rouse Hill volume, sheet music, piano music, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Sydney Living Museums,...
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by Elouis, J.(Jean Claude Louis), 1758-1833.
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Taken from John Elouis's 'First volume of a selection of favorite Scots songs...' For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full score The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
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Stewart Symonds Collection
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Missing final page. For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue
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Throsby Park
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Stewart Symonds Collection
by Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.
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