[Sound recording] Australia is the land for me

Accession Number AWM2018.404.9
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3 min 15 sec
Object type Digital audio file
Physical description wave
Maker Hicks, Alan
Latham, Chris
Hidden, David
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, North Shore, Narremburn
Date made 2018
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Copying Provisions Recording provided for personal, non-commercial and commemorative use. Permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use.
Source credit to Latham, Chris
Description

Recording of the song titled 'Australia is the land for me', created as part of the Music and the First World War project. Music and lyrics written by Harry Lauder. Produced by Chris Latham, with David Hidden as vocalist and Alan Hicks on piano. This recording was made at Flat Rock Studios, Sydney, on 16 August 2018. The work is performed in the spirit of the time with some changes made for the modern ear.

Chris Latham, producer of this song, notes: 'This song is sweet with the references it contains to Australia. It has been written by someone who has experience with songwriting. It is an entirely interesting artefact of the period.'

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