Four Songs from "The Fringes of the Fleet," the poems by Rudyard Kipling the music by Edward Elgar

Music , Manuscript
Edward Elgar , Rudyard Kipling

In artistic terms, World War One is mostly remembered through literature and poetry. Composers however responded to the conflict too, in various ways. Some of them saw active service: ...

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Fringes of the Fleet, composed by Elgar in 1915, was an example of music written during the war to raise people's spirits.