I am currently reading Nana Mouskouri - Memoirs Page 258 / 259
About July or August 1974 Nana sang in Christchurch NZ.. She says :
"I had taken care to learn a Maori song which speaks for that people's soul, much as "Un Canadien errant" did for the Quebecois.
I could think of no better way of returning some of the affection lavished on me by the people who came to hear me.
And it was a unique chance of creating a shared enjoyment, both for them and for me,
for the whole audience sang along with me from the first notes."
The title of the Maori song is not given in Nana's book, Do any of you folks in NZ remember this concert ?
A request also came in by telegram during the concert for some scientists doing research at the South Pole who were listening to the concert "Live" on radio and especially for them Nana sang Plaisir d'amour , Gounod's Ave Maria and Four and Twenty Hours.
Nana read the message out loud and I quote the book,
"The audience clapped it's head off, "