National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
The southern euphrosyne and Australian miscellany : containing oriental moral tales, original anecdote, poetry and music ... / by the editor and sole proprietor I. Nathan
Bib ID 902479
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Nathan, Isaac, 1790-1864
 
Online Versions
Printer (Sydney : Forster)
Description London : Whittaker & Co. ; Sydney : The editor, [1848] 
viii, 168 pages : music ; 31 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Anthem: Psalm 117
  • Don John of Austria: overture
  • Vision of youth
  • I dare not say how much I love
  • Canst thou bid the hand its cunning forget
  • I'll go to sleep
  • Koo-ee : [music notation]
  • War-goon-da min-ya-rah
  • Ah! wy-a-boo-ka : the turtle song
  • Dital dital baloonai
 
Notes

" ... an historical sketch with examples of the native aboriginal melodies put into modern rhythm and harmonized as solos, quartettes, etc., together with several other original vocal pieces, arranged to a piano-forte, accompaniment by the editor and sole proprietor ...".

Contains extensive descriptions of Aboriginal ceremonies.

Includes: Index to Mr. Nathan's series of lectures on the theory and practice of music, delivered by him at the Sydney College, New South Wales. Sydney: Ford, [1846?]

National Library of Australia's Sculthorpe copy consists of photocopies of all the articles and music to do with Aboriginal Australians.

Condition brittle paper at FRM F5119a (NL quarto)

National Library of Australia's F5119a copy has incomplete t.p. and lacks p. i-ii.

MUS N JAF m 780.994 N274 also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-166023361

FRM F5119a :MUS: N, JAF.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 5119a

Subjects Australian literature -- 19th century.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Songs and music.  |  Music -- Australia.  |  Songs with piano.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Nathan, Isaac, 1790-1864. Australian miscellany  |  Nathan, Isaac, 1790-1864. First, second and third of a series of lectures on the theory and practice of music

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
MUS N Sculthorpe 53
Copy: Sculthorpe collection (pbk)
Special Collections Reading Room
MUS N JAF m 780.994 N274
Copy: Ferguson collection (pbk)
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F5119a Special Collections Reading Room

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.