Life on the goldfields an entertainment by Charles R. Thatcher

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Published by School of Music, University of Canterbury in Christchurch, N.Z .

Written in English

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  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- Victoria,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Australia -- Victoria,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- New Zealand,
  • Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand,
  • Australian wit and humor,
  • Ballads, English -- Australia

Edition Notes

Includes an index of tunes, with music and texts.

Book details

StatementCharles Thatcher ; edited with an introduction by Robert H.B. Hoskins.
SeriesThe Canterbury series of bibliographies, catalogues, and source documents in music -- no. 8, Canterbury series of bibliographies, catalogues, and source documents in music -- no. 8.
ContributionsHoskins, Robert H. B., University of Canterbury. School of Music.
LC ClassificationsDU212 .T53 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16363004M
ISBN 100908718063
LC Control Number2002416354

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