Farewell Zealandia

Forgotten Kiwi songs of World War I – recorded for the first time

A musical record of campaigns and battles, as well as life on the home front – hopes and fears, duty, loss and remembrance.

 

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Farewell Zealandia is an exhibition of New Zealand music from the World War I period.

Produced in association with Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Musical Heritage New Zealand, and Radio New Zealand Concert.

These recordings were made in the auditorium of Michael Park School, Ellerslie, Auckland and in RNZ's Auckland studio in April 2015.

Images: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 NZ

Lachlan Craig sings with the orchestra conducted by Brett Lowe
Lachlan Craig sings with the orchestra, conducted by Brett Lowe

David Dell of Musical Heritage New Zealand explains some background to the orchestra led by Jessica Hindin
David Dell of Musical Heritage New Zealand explains some background to the orchestra led by Jessica Hindin

Mary Newman Pound
Singer Mary Newman Pound

The Soldier sheet music