Anthems and Farewells of the Pacific
Hibiscus (Reed Pacific) HLS 54
Side 1: Isa Lei The best-known Pacific farewell, usually called the Fijian farewell song
Meda Dau Doka (God Bless Fiji) A patriotic song composed in the 1920s and adopted after independence as Fiji's National Song. The music is by C. Austin Miles.
Tongan Anthem ('Otua Mafinafi) A prayer for the wellbeing of the Tongan people and the protection of their King
A Tongan Farewell This tune was arranged from a recording made by a Tongan group taking part in the South Pacific Festival of Arts held in Suva in 1972.
Samoan Anthem (Banner of Freedom) Western Samoa's National Anthem, written by Saumi I. Kuresa
Tofa Mai Feleni A Samoan farewell song composed by Arthur Levy
Song of Nauru National Anthem of the Republic of Nauru
The Middy An invigorating march by K. J. Alford
Side 2: Waltzing Matilda The well-known Australian song, the music of which is usually ascribed to Marie Cowan
Advance Australia Fair Australia's National Anthem, written by Peter Dodds McCormick
Brothers of the Isles A song which was written specially by Teata Makirere for the first South Pacific Festival of Arts held in Suva in 1972
God Defend New Zealand New Zealand's National Song, by Joseph Woods
Now is the Hour (Po Atarau) The famous Maori farewell song
Hawaii Ponoi The State Anthem of Hawaii
Aloha Oe The famous Hawaiian farewell song written by H. G. Spotswood
The Great Little Army A bright march by K. J. Alford
Band of the Royal Fiji Military Forces, director of music Captain Kiniviliame Cava M. B. E.