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God be with our boys tonight

composer
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Wilfrid Sanderson wrote the stirring music to this quintessentially English song of The Great War. McCormack (who else?) made a thrilling recording of it in 1918 and sang it throughout the War, raising huge sums of money for the Red Cross.

from notes by Robert White © 1995

Recordings

Bird Songs at Eventide
CDH55156Composers of World War I

Details

Track 19 on CDH55156 [3'37] Composers of World War I

Track-specific metadata for CDH55156 track 19

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-95-81819
Duration
3'37
Recording date
8 June 1995
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Bird Songs at Eventide (CDA66818)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: November 1995
    Deletion date: September 2003
    Superseded by CDH55156
  2. Bird Songs at Eventide (CDH55156)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: September 2003
    Composers of World War I
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