The Great War

Format: Music CD 1989
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual CD GREAT [FOLK]
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  CD GREAT [FOLK]
 
 
Contents
United Forces march (incl. French, Belgian, Russian, and English airs) (the Metropolitan Military Band)
Your King and country want you (Edna Thornton, contralto, with piano)
It's a long way to Tipperary (John McCormack, tenor, with orchestra)
Pack up your troubles ("Murray Johnson" (Stanley Kirkby), baritone, with orchestra)
Good bye-ee (Courtland and Jeffries, duet, with orchestra)
Oh, it's a lovely war! ; Mademoiselle from ArmentieĢ€res (the Jolly Old Fellows, male ensemble, with band)
Roses of Picardy (McCormack)
With our boys at the front (Sergeant E. Dwyer, V.C., narrator)
In the trenches : descriptive sketch (Major A.E. Rees, director)
Smoke clouds (Herbert Payne, tenor, with chorus & orchestra)
If you want to find the sergeant major
(the Roosters Concert Party)
In summertime on Bredon (Gervase Elwes, tenor; F.B. Kiddle, piano)
Take me back to dear old Blighty ; Another little drink (the Jolly Old Fellows)
Keep the home fires burning (McCormack)
Have you news of my boy, Jack? (Louise Kirkby-Lunn, contralto, with orchestra)
Over there (Enrico Caruso, tenor, with orchestra)
Never mind the food controller (Florrie Forde, vocal, with orchestra)
A bachelor gay ("The maid of the mountains") (Peter Dawson, baritone, with orchestra)
You can't beat us (Arthur Fields, vocal, with orchestra)
Gas shells bombardment : documentary (by British troops advancing on Lille)
We all went marching home (the Black Diamonds Band)
How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm? (Harry Fay, comedian, with orchestra)
The grand peace record (military band with supporting artists)
Land of hope and glory (Clara Butt, contralto, with chorus and orchestra).

Additional Information
Subjects World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Songs and music.
War songs -- Great Britain.
Popular music -- Great Britain -- 1911-1920.
Popular music -- Great Britain -- 1921-1930.
Publisher Wadhurst, E. Sussex, England :Pearl,1989
Participants/Performers Various performers.
Language English
Notes Popular war songs of Great Britain from World War I.
Originally released on 78 rpm discs.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Tonie and Valmai Holt ([12] p.) inserted in container.
Description 1 audio disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
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