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Many British composers were in the trenches during the First World War and some were killed in action. Their horror and deep sorrow can be heard in their music. The composers include Gurney, Vaughan Williams and Elgar.

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Tue 18 May 1999 13:30

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Presenter Christopher Cook


  • Tue 18 May 1999 13:30

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