Bugle stories. 2015-04-24, Episode 5 - Shrapnel torn, [George Bissett's bugle held at the National Army Museum].

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Intro script:
Each day Shelley Wilkinson is looking at a different facet of a little copper and brass instrument, the standard army issue bugle. Today we take a trip to the National Army Museum in Waiouru …… to gaze on a shrapnel torn bugle and find out its story.

Outro script:
The fifth bugle story in our series was presented and produced for Radio New Zealand Concert by Shelley Wilkinson. This programme was made with assistance from Windsor Jones, the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa and Peter Sledmere.

If you want to see the photos Shelley mentioned go to Radio New Zealand’s website and type “bugles” in the search box, they’ll be in the Bugle Stories gallery. Tomorrow is our final story and Shelley will explain why she refers to a very special call as a kind of bitsa!

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Retreat (or Sunset) with hymn
NZ Army Band
Private recording

ELGAR
Movt 2, from Symphony No 2 Op63 (excerpts)
LSO/Colin Davis
LSO Live LSO 0018

ELGAR
Movt 3 , from Symphony No 1 in A flat Op55 (excerpts)
Phil Orch/Andrew Davis
Signum SIGCD 179

Bugle call “Retreat” or “Sunset”
Unnamed bugler
Farmerboys.com (You Tube)

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Year 2015

Reference number 292184

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Genre Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits WILKINSON, Shelley, Producer
Jones, Windsor, Interviewee
Sledmere, Peter, Reader
Bissett, George (d.2015)
Radio New Zealand Concert, Broadcaster

Duration 00:16:59

Date 24 Apr 2015

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