Ode to Newfoundland

DESCRIPTION: Known by the last verse, "As loved our fathers, so we love, Where once they stood we stand, Their prayer we raise to heav'n above, God guard thee, Newfoundland"
AUTHOR: Words: Sir Cavendish Boyle/Music: C. Hubert H. Parry
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Doyle)
KEYWORDS: nonballad patriotic
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Doyle3, p. 7, "Ode to Newfoundland" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle4, p. 9, "Ode to Newfoundland (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle5, p. 7, "Ode to Newfoundland (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, Front-Cover, "The Ode to Newfoundland" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7304
NOTES: "The National Anthem of Newfoundland, written by Sir Cavendish Boyle ... while he was Britain's Governor of Newfoundland between 1901 and 1904 .... First public performance... 1902" [per GEST Songs of Newfoundland and Labrador site] - BS
It should be recalled that, at that time, Newfoundland was not a part of the Dominion of Canada. - RBW
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