Composed by PD McCormick and arranged and presented by Leehy, O’Mara and O’Brien.
This resource is suitable for use with children and adults of all ages.
A fabulous current (2021) version of the National Anthem – complete with traditional didgeridoo and contemporary electric guitars!
Available to purchase digitally for use on Mac, PC, iPad and Android.
Also available on CD + Booklet (pre 2021 “young and free” version).
The current version with new lyrics (“one and free”) is now available in digital edition.
The vocal tracks have been re-recorded and the eBook remade.
We are offering a special discount for both versions bundled together.
This version of Advance Australia Fair was recorded under the guidance of Indigenous Musician, Singer, Composer, Dancer (with the Gunditjmara Karweeyn dance group) and Educator Paul Wright, who continues to perform, do school visits, as well as work in schools with Land Care and other Government bodies. Paul played the didjeridu and clapsticks.
Assembly & Events (2021) Version (Powerpoint Kit): designed for use at school assemblies and special events. Includes 2 videos and 2 audio tracks, providing you with the option to use the first or both verses of the anthem. The video provides an image of the Australian Flag with the lyrics for children to follow along with. Available as audio and video file downloads for inclusion in your assembly powerpoints. Tap Here
Performance (2021) Version: Includes 8 tracks: Both 1 & 2 verse versions in a SINGABLE key, performed by children; Both 1 & 2 verse backing tracks; demos of descant, treble, tuned & untuned percussion & guitar parts; plus demo of full ensemble. Perfect for use in class or at school events with a school band or ensemble. In addition to the audio tracks, this version includes guitar chords and scores for vocals, recorder, drums and tuned percussion.
The CD + booklet performance version contains 8 tracks: Both 1 & 2 verse versions in a SINGABLE key, performed by children; Both 1 & 2 verse backing tracks; demos of descant, treble, tuned & untuned percussion & guitar parts; plus demo of full ensemble.
Please Note: CD and booklet have pre-2021 version with words “We are Young and Free”
You will find more information and samples from the CD/booklet by tapping here