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Title : China China View More Images
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Creator : Tucker, Irene
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : L.S. Wise & Co.
Date of creation : [between 1942 and 1945?]
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Fewer songs were published in Australia during the Second World War. Paper was scarce, songwriters were less prevalent than during WWI and the popularity of the radio and overseas sound recordings all played a part.

In WWII songs there was a shift in acknowledging those that contributed to the allied effort as indicated on the cover of this piece - 'Composed as a musical tribute to our gallant allies', China being an ally in the war against Japan.

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Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :

The Oxford companion to Australian music, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997

Currency companion to music & dance in Australia, Sydney : Currency House in association with Currency Press, 2003

Holmes, Robyn. The collector's book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

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