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Pōkarekare ana

traditional New Zealand
author of text

This Māori love song was written just before the First World War while soldiers were training north of Auckland, New Zealand. It speaks of the yearning for home that soldiers experience, and the lyrics have remained almost completely unchanged since then, proving its long-lasting appeal. This lovely version by Keith Roberts was written for our trip to New Zealand in 2012.

from notes by The King's Singers © 2014


Studio Master: SIGCD393Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 4 on SIGCD393 [4'42] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD393 track 4

Recording date
28 March 2014
Recording venue
Dennington Studios, Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Adam Goldsmith
Hyperion usage
  1. Postcards (SIGCD393)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: October 2014
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