Put Me in My Little Bed Ballad and Chorus, Written by D. Smith, Esq. music composed by C.A. White. MUSICAL SCORE, C. A. WHITE.

Put Me in My Little Bed Ballad and Chorus…
Put Me in My Little Bed Ballad and Chorus, Written by D. Smith, Esq. music composed by C.A. White.

Sydney: J. R. Clarke, circa 1870.

Folio, sheet music comprising two leaves including the title-page, a few spots, very good; neatly disbound.

A Massachusetts tune published in Sydney

Scarce Sydney printed musical score of a children's song by Massachusetts composer Charles Albert White.

Scarce Sydney printed musical score of a children's song by Massachusetts composer Charles Albert White.

The score was published by Sydney bookseller and stationer Jacob Richard Clarke, creator of the first songbook published in New South Wales and 'a dominant figure in the emergence of Australian music' (ADB). Though undated, the item was likely printed after 1869 and before 1873, given Clarke's Hunter Street address.

Price (AUD): $345.00

US$250.88   Other currencies

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