God be with our boys tonight

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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
CDH55156Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I

Details

Track 19 on CDH55156 [3'37] Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I

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