Music Score, 'Blue Smoke'; Karaitiana, Ruru; 1940; MT2012.169.1

Name/Title

Music Score, 'Blue Smoke'

About this object

Music Score; 'Blue Smoke' [Kohu Auwahi] composed by Ruru Karaitiana, music by George Winchester. This piece of music is a N.Z. icon.
"We were on the troopship Aquitania in 1940 off the coast of Africa when a friend drew my attention to some passing smoke. He put the song in my lap," said Karaitiana.

Maker

Karaitiana, Ruru

Maker Role

Composer

Date Made

1940

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

processed materials, paper

Measurements

h 300mm x w 230mm
medium

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

music objects, sheet music

Object number

MT2012.169.1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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