Convict Tune Book

A collection of 12 tunes known to be popular with Australian convicts between 1788 and 1840.  Each tune includes sheet music and historical notes.

Developed as part of the exhibition “Dancing in Fetters: The culture of convict dance”  at the Redcliffe Museum in 2018.  Based on the doctoral research undertaken at Queensland University of Technology by Dr Heather Blasdale.   Clarke. Exhibition by Moreton Bay Regional Council.

Cost AUD $10 + postage.  Please order via email:

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