Sounds Historical for Sunday 1 March 2009
8:10 Today in New Zealand History
The story of Charles Thatcher who first appeared on stage in Dunedin on 1 March 1862.
8:14 Cheer Boys Cheer (Thatcher/Garland)
CD Kiwi CD SLC 261
8:20 Wreck of the Penguin
Journalist Charles Wheeler introduces an interview with purser Arthur Thomson, a survivor of the wreck of the Penguin on 12 February 1909. 5'17"
8:29 Rock of Ages (arr Leidzen)
Male Voices of the Songster Brigade of the Whangarei Corps of the Salvation Army. Recorded 1968.
LP Kiwi LC 57
8:36 Bookshelf: Sole Survivor -biography of John Walton
The sole survivor of HMS Neptune. By Norma Hudson
The Memoir Club
8:37 Interview with John Walton from documentary HMS Neptune.
On The Quarterdeck (Alford)
Band of the Royal New Zealand Navy CS
LP EMI HSD 1031
8:46 Scenes That Are Brightest by Ray Copland. Episode 4
Peter Sledmere reads from the novel following the story of the Collard family and the production of the opera Maritana in Napier in 1928. 10'24"
8:57 Waikaia Is My Station (Garland)
CD Kiwi SLC 265
9:05 As I Remember
Kapiti Coast Holidays by Pat Menzies of Paraparaumu Beach, read by Maureen Garing.
9:17 Ballad of Minnie Dean (Henderson)
Introduced by Lynley Hood
Some 1950s announcer auditions from candidates who never made it.
9:37 Old Time Dance Medley
9:41 New Zealand Book Project
Noel Waite of Otago University talks about the History of the Book project and his recent history of Whitcoulls.
Books for a Nation - The Whitcoulls Story by Noel Waite
Next workshop being planned for later in the year and will focus on 1890-1930 and 1830-1890.