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Jasmine Lovell-Smith: Oh Dear, What Can The Matter Be - VIDEO

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Hannah Griffin (voice), Louisa Williamson (tenor sax) and Anita Schwabe (keyboard) perform Jasmine Lovell-Smith’s ‘Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?”, with words taken from the RNZ programme “Ladies A Plate, Please”.

“Oh dear what can the matter be
Dear dear what can the matter be
Oh dear what can the matter be
Women are wanting to vote”

The initially familiar tune is transformed as we go along, “ending somewhere quite different from where it began.”

Filmed and edited by Chris Watson for the Resound Project (funded by NZ On Air). Audio recorded by Richard Caigou.

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