[Sound recording] The Anzac Marseillaise

Accession Number AWM2018.404.10
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3:30
Object type Digital audio file
Physical description Wav
Maker Hicks, Alan
Latham, Chris
Goodwin, Andrew
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, 'The Anzac Marseillaise', created as part of the Music and the First World War project. Music and lyrics written by Private Albert Smith, 12th Field Ambulance. Produced by Chris Latham, with Andrew Goodwin as vocalist (tenor) and Alan Hicks on piano. This recording was made at Flat Rock Studios, Sydney, on 14 February 2018. The work is performed in the spirit of the time with some changes made for the modern ear.

Chris Latham, the producer of this recording, notes: 'This song is classic propaganda and is jingoistic.'

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