Lachlan passed away in January 2010.  As a memorial, this site remains as he left it.
Therefore the information on this site may not be current or accurate and should not be relied upon.
For more information follow this link


(This Webpage Page in No Frames Mode)

Welcome to Lachlan Cranswick's Personal Homepage in Melbourne, Australia

Advance Australia Fair Original Lyrics

Advance Australia Fair Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1942

Lachlan's Homepage is at http://lachlan.bluehaze.com.au

[Back to Lachlan's Homepage] | [What's New on Lachlan's Page]
[Advance Australia Fair Original Lyrics Homepage]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1879]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 190-? (Rev. and improved ed.)]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from c1915]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from ~191x]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1919]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1928]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1942]
[Official Australian National Anthem: "Advance Australia Fair" : Australian Government version]
["Awake Awake Australia" Lyrics and Sheet Music from "Paling's album of national and patriotic songs"]
["An Australian Hymn" Lyrics and Sheet Music (written and composed by Amicus) ~1880]
["Advance Australia Fair Material at the Australian National Library"]

Text of Scanned Images of Advance Australia Fair 1942 Sheet Music

("Australia's National Song".)

Photograph of Peter Dodds McCormick, composer of Advance Australia Fair

Photograph of Peter Dodds McCormick, composer of Advance Australia Fair
(image scanned by Jennifer Burgess as part of her research into the composer. Image relates to the jubilee history of the Five Dock public school. Peter Dodds McCormick taught there in 1865-66.)

Australian sons, let us rejoice.
For we are young and free.
We've golden soil and wealth for toil,
Our home is girt by sea.
Our land abounds in nature's gifts
Of beauty rich and rare;
In hist'ry's page, let ev'ry stage
Advance Australia Fair
In joyful strains then let us sing
Advance Australia Fair.

When gallant Cook from Albion sailed.
To trace wide oceans o'er.
True British courage bore him on.
Til he landed on our shore
Then here he raised Old England's flag.
The standard of the brave.
"With all her faults we love her still."
"Britannia rules the wave."
In joyful strains then let us sing
Advance Australia Fair.

Beneath our radiant Southern Cross.
We'll toil with hearts and hands,
To make our youthful Commonwealth
Renowned of all the lands.
For loyal sons beyond the seas
We've boundless plains to share,
With courage let us all combine
To Advance Australia fair.
In joyful strains then let us sing
Advance Australia Fair.

Should foreign foe e'er sight our coast.
Or dare a foot to land,
We'll rouse to arms like sires of yore
To guard our native strand.
Britannia then shall surely know,
Beyond wide oceans roll
Her sons in fair Australia's land
Still keep a British soul.
In joyful strains then let us sing
Advance Australia Fair.


Scanned Images of Advance Australia Fair 1942 Sheet Music

("Australia's National Song".)

(Medium and High Resolution Images - 2 images)

Medium Resolution Image of sheet music . . High Resolution Image of sheet music

Medium Resolution Image of sheet music . . High Resolution Image of sheet music


[Back to Lachlan's Homepage] | [What's New on Lachlan's Page]
[Advance Australia Fair Original Lyrics Homepage]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1879]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 190-? (Rev. and improved ed.)]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from c1915]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from ~191x]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1919]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1928]
["Advance Australia Fair" Lyrics and Sheet Music from 1942]
[Official Australian National Anthem: "Advance Australia Fair" : Australian Government version]
["Awake Awake Australia" Lyrics and Sheet Music from "Paling's album of national and patriotic songs"]
["An Australian Hymn" Lyrics and Sheet Music (written and composed by Amicus) ~1880]
["Advance Australia Fair Material at the Australian National Library"]

(This Webpage Page in No Frames Mode)

If you are feeling sociable, my new E-mail address is [address now invalid] (replace the *at* with an @ ) . Old E-mail addresses might be giving forwarding or reliability problems. Please use clear titles in any Email - otherwise messages might accidentally get put in the SPAM list due to large amount of junk Email being received. So, if you don't get an expected reply to any messages, please try again.