Anzac Voices is the story of Gallipoli, told by those who lived through it: regular troops, senior commanders, stretcher-bearers, signal operators, a nurse and a Turkish general, as well as Australia’s official war correspondent.
ABC Classics is proud to present The Great Gatsby: Hit Songs of the 1920s – a riotous collection of songs and dance hits that perfectly captures the spirit of one of the most liberating, influential, radical and decadent decades of the modern age.
When we think of the great hymns, often we think first of the stirring sound of massed voices joining in the praise of God. But we don’t need to be standing in a magnificent cathedral to be moved by the power of hymns. Nor do they need the sound of the grand organ to bring them to life. On the contrary. This music made in simplicity and sincerity can enrich our worship wherever we find ourselves.
An iconic Australian unleashes the raw emotion of the world’s greatest war poetry. Australia’s beloved gardener shows a very different side as he reads anti-war poetry. With orchestral music accompanying the readings, this is a rare insight into ex-gunner Peter Cundall’s life in war. Track Listing: