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23 January 2011

Sheet Music - "Pasifica"

I was digging through my sheet music today and figured I'd stick up some pictures for your viewing pleasure. Today's theme is anything vaguely related to the Pacific Islands.

I only wish I had some Kiwi stuff to stick up!


The Little Hut, from the film of the same name. Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and Marcel Stellman. Music by Peggy Cochrane. (c) 1957.

The Moon of Manakoora, from the film the Hurricane. Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Music by Alfred Newman. (c) 1937.

The Hawaiian Wedding Song, by Julie Rogers. English Lyrics by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning. Hawaiian Lyrics and Music by Charles E King. (c) 1926 & 1958.

Sleepy Lagoon. Lyrics by Jack Lawrence. Music by Eric Coates. (c) 1930 & 1940.

The House of Singing Bamboo, from the film Pagan Love Song. Lyrics by Arthur Freed. Music by Harry Warren. (c) 1950.

The Improved Kamiki Hawaiian Guitar Method, by William J Smith Co. (c) 1928.

Lew Stern's 2nd Hawaiian Song Folio, by Keith Prowse & Co. (c) 1929.

South Pacific Song Album, from the film of the same name. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Music by Richard Rodgers. (c) 1949.

Sing me a Song of the Islands, from the film Song of the Islands. Lyrics and Music by Mack Gordon and Harry Owen. (c) 1942.

Smith's New Rapid Instructor for Hawaiian Guitar, by William J Smith Music & Co. (c) 1935.

Update 2-Apr-11: I recently got hold of a NZ piece, and here it is:

Now is the Hour (Haere Ra) - The Maori Farewell Song. Lyric by Maewa Kaihau. Music by Clement Scott. (c) 1913.

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