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Peace and War

for chorus and brass band

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Performed by Dunedin Choral Society, St Kilda Band, D. Drake (soprano), N. Walden (singer); cond. Dr. Denis Wright, 1959.

Vernon Griffiths: Peace and...

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About

An ANZAC Day Commemoration for the fallen New Zealand Army soldiers of both World Wars. It was first performed in Christchurch on ANZAC Day in 1952 by the Royal Christchurch Musical Society and the Woolston Band.


Text note

Words by Bernard O'Brien


Performance history

09 Oct 1956: Performed by the City of Dunedin Choir and St. Kilda Band with conductor Ken Smith Senior

14 Jul 1959: Performed by the City of Dunedin Choir and 4YA Orchestra of the NZ Broadcasting Service, conducted by Elgar Clayton

02 Sep 1959: Performed by Dunedin Choral Society, St Kilda Band, D. Drake (soprano), N. Walden (singer); cond. Dr. Denis Wright in September 1959.

Performed by the Royal Christchurch Musical Society and Woolston Band in Christchurch on ANZAC Day, 1952

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