[Sound recording] Yes! Let me like a soldier fall

Accession Number AWM2018.404.76
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3 min 24 sec
Object type Digital audio file
Physical description wave
Maker Hicks, Alan
Goodwin, Andrew
Latham, Chris
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, North Shore, Narremburn, 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 'Yes! Let me like a soldier fall', created as part of the Music and the First World War project. Lyrics and music written by W Vincent Wallace. 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 12 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 comes from a stage show and requires a professional singer. It has grandeuer and melodrama. The song is well written and has sentiment. It was clearly a famous aria from a famous opera and people were affected by it.'

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