Autograph full score of a work for SATB chorus and an orchestra consisting of 3 flutes, 2 hautboys, English horn, 2 clarinets in A, bass clarinet in A, 3 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, cymbals, strings. 4 sheets (8 pages) of 20-stave score paper unpaginated and unbound. Black inked score. Imprinted ‘B.C. No.5’ on a lyre emblem. 26.75 cm x 34 cm. The first recto holds an inscription in red pencil in the composer’s hand: ‘An Australian National Song by G.W.L. M-Hall.’ The score begins on the second recto which holds a red pencilled addition: ‘Transpose to E’ in the composer’ s hand at the head of the page. The fourth recto similarly holds ‘Riten.’ The fourth verso is inscribed in pencil: ‘Australian National Song. Parts.’
M-H 4/1-2: 1 to 44
A set of orchestral parts for ‘An Australian National Song.’ Each part is on a page of cut score paper 27cm x 17 cm. Imprint: B.C. No.2 on lyre emblem. Parts present: 7 first violin parts, 2 second violin, 3 viola, 3 violoncello, 3 double bass, 3 flute, 2 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 first bassoon, 1 second and third bassoon, a pencilled bassoon, 1 first and second French horn, third and fourth French horn, 1 first and second trumpet, 1 third trumpet, 1 first and second trombone, bass trombone, 1 tuba, 1 kettledrum, 1 cymbals.