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Robert Cross (1899-1977)
Scores and papers 1922-2013

MSS 0189

Series 4: Choral  4 cm

1. Music When Soft Voices Die (TTBB)
Words: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Composed 27/2/1952
In memory of William Eglington, Graham Moss and Bob Cotton (CTA Choir)
- 2 sides MS book ink
- 2 p. ink MS plus title page
- 2 p. ink MS photocopy
- 2 ¼ p. MS ink (preceded by fragment)

2. Aboriginal Slumber Song
Words: W Austin Bevan
Composed 31/8/1954
Dedicated to Helen Cross and Adelaide Girls’ High School
- 4 sides ink MS
- 2 sides MS ink and pencil sketch (copy for Lewis Dawe)
-1 sides MS ink photocopy incomplete voice parts only (2 copies)
- 6 sides ink MS book Copy for AGHS choir)
See also Songs no. 18

3. Ave Maria
[Composed August 1950]
- 2 sides MS pencil and ink sketch
See also Songs no. 9

4. Heigh-Ho! (SATB)
Words: Charles Kingsley
Composed May 1961
- 9 sides MS book ink (To Lewis Dawe)
- 6 sides MS pencil and ink
- 2 sides MS pencil and ink sketch (3 part song)
- 2 sides MS pencil and ink photocopies voice parts only incomplete (4 copies)

5. Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred
Words: Shakespeare
Composed 6/5/1953
- 7 sides MS ink and pencil SSA (complete)
- 8 sides MS book ink SSA (complete)
- 4 sides MS ink SSA (incomplete - final 18 bars missing)
- 2 sides MS photocopy SATB (incomplete- final 8 bars missing))
See also Songs no. 37

6. Aboriginal Lullabye
Words: Anonymous
Composed 17/5/1956
Dedicated to Adelaide Girls’ High School Madrigal Group
- 5 sides ink MS book

7. Kyrie, Sanctus and Benedictus
Composed 8/10/1928
- 2 sides ink MS
- 2 sides ink MS (photocopy)
- 1 side negative photocopy (different transcription)

8. Macushla
Composed 3/11/1960
- 2 p. ink MS mounted on cardboard

9. The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Words: Wordsworth
Composed 26/5/1953
- 2 p. ink MS plus cover (To A.G.H.S. Choir)
- 5 p. ink A5 MS book (3 part song with pencil sketches and ink ms beginning ‘To soar as a wild white bird …) (See also Songs no. 12)

10. The Brooklet (TTBB)
Words: J.W. Stephenson (from the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle)
Composed December 1928
Chorus for male voices
- 8 p. ink MS
- 4 p. photocopy
- 8 p. ink MS vocal parts only
- 4 p. photocopy vocal parts only

11. I Saw Three Ships
Composed 1//7/1962
- 1 p. ink MS (photocopy – for SA C.T.A. Choir only)

12. Christmas Carol: The Babe Amid the Hay
To M.V.D.
For the use of Lewis Dawe and his Adelaide Harmony Choir
Composed 25/5/1962
- 1 p. ink MS

13. Come Holy Ghost
Hymns Ancient & Modern no. 157)
[Words: attrib. Rhabanus Maurus, c. 800 paraphrased by John Cosin]
Composed April 1952
- 2 sides ink MS

14. Beethoven - Eternal Ruler arr TTBB Robert Cross
Arranged 10/9/1963
- 1 side pencil MS

15. Fare-well (August 4th 1970)
At head: ‘Alfred-Hall’
Poem: B.L. McInnes. Harmony R.G. Cross.
- ½ p. Ms pencil

16. Pussy’s in the Well.
TTBB
- 2 ¼ p. MS ink

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