Music has the ability to express feelings and ideas in simple, relatable ways; it has the capacity to bring people together and galvanise the spirit. So it should come as no surprise to discover that music of all kinds played an important role in the First World War.
In Episode 5 of Collected Louise Maher talks to Senior Curator, Theresa Cronk and the Memorials Artist in Residence, Chris Latham about the music, the composers and the social impact.
Presented by: Louise Maher
Produced by: Louise Maher
- Theresa Cronk, Senior Curator Published and Digitised Collections.
- Chris Latham, Director Flowers of War and Artist in Residence.
Voice of WWI soldier: Rob Little
WW1 music: Produced by Chris Latham and performed by Alan Hicks, Rohan Thatcher, Andrew Goodwin, David Hidden and Christina Wilson
Original music: Andy Heaney – Vice Like Grip