Swadling, Doris Elizabeth Geraldine
Doris Swadling was born in Kaponga 1904. Both parents died while she was still young and she was raised by an aunt, Miss Elizabeth Swadling.
The collection includes eight volumes of music which Doris had bound by C. O. Ekdale, of Hawera and bears the title of 'Music. D Swadling'.
A biographical essay published in Women of South Taranaki - Their Stories is included in the collection along with a laser copy of two family photos, the original of which is still held by the donor.
A Hymnal and prayer book belonging to Doris Swadling.
Volume 1. Piano transcriptions of favourite pieces by Erno Rapee.
Volume 2. Frederick Chopin. Mazurkas.
Volume 3. In a monastery garden ; C. Chaminade. Melodies transcrites pour piano ; Favourite pianoforte pieces by modern composers ; Paderewski. minuet OP.14, No. 1 ; F. Chopin Raindrop prelude ; F. Braungardt. The rippling brooklet ; W. H. Jude. Little trots ; C. Chaminade. Air de Ballet OP.30 ; Henri Duchatel. Les Lucioloes pour piano ; C. Chaminade. Valse tendre OP.119.
Volume 4. E. Poldini. Impressions OP.34 ; Von Weber. Invitation to the dance. OP.65 ; A. W. Ketelbey. Sanctuary of the heart. ; C. Sinding. Fruhlingsrauschen OP.32 ; E. German. Three dances ; E. Greig. Schmetterling ; W. S. Bennett. Three musical dances.
Volume 5. F. Chopin. Complete piano works.
Biographical essay published in 'Women of South Taranaki - Their Stories'.
Laser copy of two family photos.
Volume 6. Songs without words. Felix Mendelssohn
Volume 7. Sonatas for the pianoforte. Ludwig van Beethoven
Volume 8. Harvest-Moon romances for piano by Laurence A Cane.
Hymnal and Book of Common Prayer (2) in case.