This first medley – called “Songs of the Great War” – brings together some of the most popular tunes played, sung and performed by the men and women of the time – in the trenches and on the various home fronts.
Rob Wiffin, Professor of Conducting at Ministry of Defence, arranged this short medley. It runs 8 mins and comprises the following well known songs:
You can download the sheet music for free by going to the following site:
You can also purchase the printed sheet music from the following site:
Learn a little more about the origins of the songs that make up our first medleyIt’s a Long Way to Tipperary Your King and Country Want You Good By-ee Oh! It’s a Lovely War Hello! Hello! Who’s Your Lady Friend Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty Mademoiselle from Armentieres There’s a Long, Long Trail A-winding If You Were the Only Girl in the World Pack Up Your Troubles (In Your Old Kit Bag) Old Soldiers Never Die/Last Post