ST. ROQUE, Lorelei
[SHEET MUSIC] Valse Australis
Cover: Dedicated to Young Australians. Melbourne, Sydney : Australian Music Publishing Company, [c.1901]. Folio, illustrated front cover, the design featuring gum leaves, a map of Australia and the Southern Cross, printed in blue and gold by Reporter Print of Box Hill, Melbourne (light marks and small loss at upper right corner), 4 pp of music notation (very short tear at fore-edges, but clean).
Probably published around the time of Federation, the composer of this piece of music remains obscure. (Saint Roque is the patron saint of sickness and suffering).
Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; State Library of Victoria; Monash University Library).