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Dr Samuel McBurney (1847-1909) - Music Educator, Composer and Tonic Sol-fa Advocate
Musical Compositions Songs for Solo Voice: A Voice Recalled* Art Song (Voice with piano accompaniment in Staff notation).  Words by J.B. O'Hara.  Published by F.G. Shrimpton, London and Allan & Co. Prop. Ltd., Melbourne, c.1907. Das Verlone (The Lost Ship)* (Lied [German and English]).  Published by Bremen, Praecer & Meier, Leipzig and G. Schirmer, New York, 190-?. Dreaming (Art Song), n.d. Evening Shades (Art Song), n.d. L’Allegro (Duet), n.d. Longing (Art Song), n.d. Lovers Know* (Art Song for Voice with piano accompaniment in Staff notation).  Words by J.B. O'Hara.  Published by Allan & Co. Prop. Ltd., Melbourne, 1907. Merry Margaret (Song [German & English]), n.d. On the Shore (Song [German & English]), n.d. Some Day I'll Wander Back (Song), n.d. The Upward Path (Song), n.d. United we will be* (An Australian national song for Voice with piano accompaniment in Staff notation).  Words by William Carrington. Published by A. & W. Bruce (Melbourne), 190-?. Were I a bird (Song [German & English]), n.d. Songs for Supper Series: 1. Hunting Song; 2. Tom's Toast; 3. Heave Ho! Jolly Tars!; 4. Sea Song; 5. The German Professor; 6. Ebb and Flow (Popular Songs), n.d. Tune of the Old Cow who Died (Popular Song), n.d. Part Songs: A Grammar School “Vale”* Words by J. L. C. Printed by H. Franks, Malop Street, Geelong. Advance Australia* (National Song [entry for the Australian National Song Competition] for  SATB in Tonic Sol-fa notation, or Solo or Duet in Tonic Sol-fa and Staff notation, or SATB in Staff notation). Words by J. Eccleston Walker.  Self-published, Geelong, pre 1887. Anniversary Anthem, n.d. Esperanta Lando* (Four-part Song [Esperanto] in Staff notation). Words by F.G. Rowe.  Self-published, Melbourne: 2 Alfred Square, St Kilda. Beautiful in Fading* (Four-part Song in Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Words by R.B.M.  Published by the Tonic Sol-fa Agency (Tonic Sol-fa Reporter, No. 934), 1885. Forward Gaily Together* (Choral March; SATB in Staff notation, SSC in Staff notation, SATB in Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Words by S. McBurney.  Published by J. Curwen & Sons, London (Tonic Sol-fa Reporter, No 934, Choruses for Equal Voices, No 624, Tonic Sol-fa Reporter, No 934), 1890. Funeral Anthem, n.d. He Cometh to Me, n.d. Indian March* (An Orchestral Sketch for Voices and Metallophones in Tonic Sol-fa notation), Unpublished manuscript (Tonic Sol-fa notation), 1885. No More Sea, n.d. Our Home is the Ocean* (Part Song: SATB in Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Published by the Tonic Sol-fa Agency (Tonic Sol-fa Reporter No.934), n.d. Praise Ye the Lord, n.d. Come Follow Me*, n.d. The Flag of the Union* (A Federation Song for Solo, or Solo or Quartet and Chorus, or Chorus—with piano accompaniment in Staff notation).  Words by J. Eccleston Walker.  Published by Spectator Publishing Company Pty Ltd., Melbourne, 1901?. There was a Maiden Fair* (Sight-test composed in the form of a Madrigal for SATB in Tonic Sol-fa and Staff notation).  Published by J. Curwen & Sons, London (Choral Leaflets, No. 108; Tonic Sol-fa Reporter, No.523), 1891. School Cantatas: Children's Festival, n.d. The Christmas Greeting* (An Australian Cantata or Drawing-room operetta suited for children's voices for Solos and Choruses in Staff notation). Published by J. Curwen & Sons, London, 1871?. Victoria* (A school cantata—composed and dedicated to the singing masters of the Victorian State Schools) (Two to Four-Part Choruses in Staff notation).  Words by S. McBurney.  Published for the composer by Clarson, Massina, & Co, Printers, Melbourne, 1875. Youthful Toilers* (An opening ode for the Grand Sunday School Industrial Exhibition, October 1896—Solos and Four-Part Choruses in Staff and Tonic Sol-fa notation).   Words by J.W. Meaden.  Published by The Victorian Sunday School Union, Melbourne and A. & W. Bruce, Melbourne, 1896. Miscellaneous Choral Works: The Crichton Royal Gallop (Piano solo), n.d. Lady Isobel (Secular Cantata for Adult Choir), n.d. Setting of the 23rd Psalm (unpublished Mus.Bac. exercise, Trinity College, Dublin), 1890. Setting of the 103rd Psalm (unpublished Mus.Doc. exercise, Trinity College, Dublin for Soprano solo, double chorus and full orchestra), 1890. School Songbooks: The Australian Graded Songster, n.d. The Australian Progressive Songster No 1 for Junior Classes* (Unison songs and Duets in Staff and Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, n.d. The Australian Progressive Songster No 2 for Senior Classes* (Unison songs and Duets, Three- and Four-Part Songs in both Staff and Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, n.d. The Australian Progressive Songster Nos 1 and 2 (Combined) for Junior and Senior Classes* (Unison songs and Duets, Three- and Four-Part Songs in Staff and Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, n.d. Kindergarten Musical Training* (Unison songs in Tonic Sol-fa notation).  Published by J. Curwen & Sons, London, 1896. Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  | Textbooks and Chapters in Textbooks Summary of Musical Theory*  Published by Henry Franks, Geelong, 1882. Hints on Infant and Elementary Music Teaching*  Published by Alex McKinley & Co., 1892. “Pronunciation and Musical Terms”* in The Standard Course of Lessons and Exercises in the Tonic Sol-fa Method of Teaching Music, New Edition, Re-written, 1900 by John Curwen.  Published by J. Curwen & Sons, London, 1901. * score / publication extant.
Catalogue of Compositions and Publications by Samuel McBurney The following is a list of McBurney’s compositions and other publications.  Where available, access to these, either within this website or to external websites, is available by clicking on the red underlined text.
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