Sounds Historical for Sunday 18 November 2012
8:11 Today in New Zealand History
18 November 1848. Sir George Grey receives his knighthood. 4'04"
8:18 Gomen Nasai (Japanese for I'm Sorry)
Julian Lee CD Zodiac 004 2'32"
8:25 The Weekend Airmen
A 1950s documentary about the Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Taieri. 19'40"
8:46 Actor Clive Dunn died last weekend.
Selwyn Toogood talks to him backstage in London in the 1970s and in a 2005 New Year's Eve interview he talks to Warwick Burke about his time with Dad's Army and performs his hit song 'Grandad'. 13'45"
9:08 As I Remember
Wireless by Noel Vickeridge of Hamilton, read by Duncan Smith. 3'38
9:13 Watermelon Weather
Lee Smith CD Zodiac 004 3'33"
9:19 "Song and Story of the Māori."
A programme recorded in the early 1950s for Radio New Zealand shortwave broadcast. This episode focuses on the work of Nuhaka musician and composer Walter Smith and features the Nuhaka Maori Choir, Aloha Orchestra and Nuhaka Trio Includes (in English and Maori) "Dear Old Maoriland" by Walter Smith, written for the Maori Agricultural College which was destroyed in the Hawkes Bay earthquake. New arrangment of "Hoki hoki tonu mai" by Walter Smith "Beneath the Maori Moon" by Walter Smith (George Nepia, who recorded the song, was a nephew of Smith). 'Kia Ngawari" arr. Walter Smith Narrated by Airini Grenell 11'35"
Shades of Black by David Walker
ISBN 978 0908 708819
The Coton's Cottage Hororata by Gordon Dennis
9:34 Book of the Week
On a Saturday Night: Community Halls of Small Town New Zealand by Michele Frey and Sara Newman
Canterbury University Press
ISBN978 1927 145371
Down The Hall on Saturday Night (Cape)
Peter Cape CD Kiwi SLC 255
9:40 On the Road to Mandalay (Speaks/Kipling)
Peter Dawson CD ASV AJA 5431 22'29"