Carillon Recital - 2 pm Sunday 25 April 2010 in the Quadrangle

Isaac Wong

Isaac Wong
Honorary Carillonist, The University of Sydney

Remembrance: 82 years on

The Inauguration Recital of the University of Sydney War Memorial Carillon on ANZAC Day 1928

The Great AIF Bell tolls 18 times, at intervals of five seconds, for those who lost their lives fighting for Australia. 18 was the lowest age at which men were accepted for active service abroad.

Funeral March 

Frederick Chopin (1810-49) 

   
Songs   
   
Men of Harlech   
   
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp   
   
On the Banks of Allan Water   
   
The Last Rose of Summer   
   
The Blue Bells of Scotland   
   
Ombra Mai Fu (Handel's Largo)   
   
Fantasia in D minor* (composed for the occassion by Bryan Barker (1903-83)  
   
Hymns   
   
Te Deum   
   
St Edward's Sequence (O Valiant Dead) 

Sir Sydney H Nicholson (1875-1947) 

   
Sacramental Hymn (1685) 

Benjamin Rogers, Magdalen College, Oxford 

   
Eventide (Abide with Me) 

W H Monk (1823-89) 

   
St Anne (O God, our help in ages past) 

William Croft (1678-1727) 


National Anthems
At this stage in the 1928 recital, the national anthems of Australia's allies in World War I (Belgium, France, The United States of America, Japan, Italy and the United Kingdom) were played.

Advance Australia Fair

*Original carillon composition