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Haere Ra (Good Bye) Waltz Song

Date: 1935
Overall: 318 x 249 mm, 1 mm, 0.05 kg
Medium: paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Sheet music
Object No: 00029044
Place Manufactured:Auckland

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    This sheet music features a lithograph of a Maori woman waving a handkerchief at a departing vessel. The Haere Ra (goodbye) waltz was a popular song sung at docks when ships were leaving and as the final waltz at dances. This popular music was printed in Auckland, New Zealand and continued to be in print through to the 1960s.
    SignificanceThis music booklet represents the blend of European dance styles and Maori traditional music and culture during the 1920s.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Haere Ra (Good Bye) Waltz Song

    Web title: Haere Ra (goodbye) waltz song

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