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Long live Australia
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Creator : Bishop, Harold T.
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : G. Campbell
Date of creation : [between 1914 and 1917]
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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As Australia progressed from its colonial phase to Federation, and with its participation in foreign wars and changing patterns of migration, the patriotic genre of music changed to reflect an independent Australia rather than a collection of British colonies.

The bulk of Australian patriotic music appears to have been inspired by the actions of Australians on the battlefield, however many patriotic songs have been produced as a result of competitions, often run in a quest for the definitive national song.

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Period : 1914-1918
Further reading :
Currency companion to music & dance in Australia, Sydney : Currency House in association with Currency Press, 2003
The Oxford companion to Australian music, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997
Holmes, Robyn. The collectors book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001
Internet links :

Music Australia : see Follow a theme, then Patriotic Music First World War Official Histories



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