Berthold Tours. He arrived in Melbourne, Australia, in February 1855 and settled in Sydney later that year. During his early years in the colony, Paling taught music privately and in schools, performed on the violin and piano, composed, opened his own teaching academy, as well as forming a Quartette and Glee Club for Gentlemen Amateurs, and a shortlived society, Erudito Musica (after the Rotterdam society of the same name), which first met in January 1856. He also imported music and instruments, and set up a music retail business, which, by the early 1860s, was claiming most of his professional attention.(1825-1895), grew up in the Netherlands, where he studied the violin under Barthélemy Tours (1797-1864), father of
His younger brother Richard John Paling (1830-1914), also emigrated to Australia, and had settled in Melbourne by 1856, where he traded as a music and instrument seller and music published as R. J. Paling.
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|132||MacLean||Reverie and Brindisian Serenade||1897|
|137||Kontski||Polish Patrol, Op.401|
|284||Ascher||Alice, Where Art Thou? (arr. cornet & piano)||1911|
|1482||MacLean||Rondo in A major||1929|
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