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A few of the dances mentioned
The Sydney Exhibition Quadrille
Dr Leichhardt's March
The Rose Bay Quadrilles
The Cornstalk Polka
The Darling Point Polka 1863
A checklist of Australian sheet music prints, 1834-c.1850
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Sunday, 16 February 2020
From the Archives - Colonial Dance Music, original research by Anne Pidcock. Mulga Wire, Aug 1984, no.44, pp.4-5
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