Good-bye Maoriland: The Songs And Sounds Of New Zealand's Great War

Good-bye Maoriland: The Songs And Sounds Of New Zealand's Great War
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They left their Southern Lands, They sailed across the sea; They fought the Hun, they fought the Turk For truth and liberty. Now Anzac Day has come to stay, And bring us sacred joy; Though wooden crosses be swept away – We’ll never forget our boys. – Jane Morison, ‘We’ll never forget our boys’, 1917 Be it ‘Tipperary’ or ‘Pokarekare’, the morning reveille or the bugle’s last post, concert parties at the front or patriotic songs at home, music was central to New Zealand’s experience of the First World War. In

They left their Southern Lands, They sailed across the sea; They fought the Hun, they fought the Turk For truth and liberty. Now Anzac Day has come to stay, And bring us sacred joy; Though wooden crosses be swept away – We’ll never forget our boys. – Jane Morison, ‘We’ll never forget our boys’, 1917 Be it ‘Tipperary’ or ‘Pokarekare’, the morning reveille or the bugle’s last post, concert parties at the front or patriotic songs at home, music was central to New Zealand’s experience of the First World War. InGood-Bye Maoriland

Good-Bye Maoriland, the acclaimed author of

, the acclaimed author ofBlue Smoke: The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music

Blue Smoke: The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music introduces us the songs and sounds of World War I in order to take us deep inside the human experience of war.

introduces us the songs and sounds of World War I in order to take us deep inside the human experience of war.

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