CDs of the singing of the School Song (recorded at our Dinner in 2010) were on sale at the Annual Dinner in October last - and went like hot cakes!
Although we don't think it will get into the charts, a copy is a must for those wanting a bit of nostalgia of their schooldays at the Collegiate.
Copies of the CD are available from our Treasurer (Ron James) at the bargain price of £3 (inc. postage). Just drop him a line with your address and a cheque for this amount (made payable to COBA). Ron's address is :-
1, Mandeville Road, Ainsdale, Southport, PR8 2RH.
Vivat haec sodalitas
Ecce domus splendida:
Nunc patronos memori
(Repeat first verse)
A rough translation would be:-
1. May this fellowship endure, glory of Esmeduna, ever to be esteemed over all, to be lifted to heaven, a great cradle of heroes.
Note - The above has been extracted from the book by :-
H.S. Corran, B.A., Ph.D. entitled
Dr. Corran was a former pupil of the School (1926-33)
The music of the song was written (sometime in the early 1930s) by the Headmaster, Mr. Gibson, and the words by the Vice-Principal, Mr. Dunstan. It was first performed at a Prize Giving in November, 1931.
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