Peter Lawson: Tunes From The Trenches - Songs From World War One (Score/Parts)
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This collection of tunes from World War One can be performed by Orchestra alone or by various types of Choir with either an Orchestra or Piano accompaniment.
The recruiting song Your King and Country Want You starts off the medley, followed by Goodbye, Dolly Gray as the soldiers leave for War. Belgium put the Kibosh on the Kaiser is followed by some proper trench songs - Three German Officers crossed the Rhine and They were only playing Leap-Frog.
The Bells of Hell go Ting-a-ling-a-ling leads to strains of Stille Nacht, recalling the Christmas truce. When this Lousy War is Over and There's no place like Home are balanced by Land of Hope and Glory before the Americans arrive with The Caissons go Rolling Along and Over There.
It's a Long Way to Tipperary brings us towards a rousing finish save for an optional Last Post-lude to end reflectively.