A War Song

Song TitleA War Song (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Edward Elgar
Author(s):Charles Flavell Hayward
Keyword(s) & Features: Age; Air; Anger; Anguish; Battles; Bayonets; Blasts; Brave; Bright; Bugles; Clashes; Conflicts; Conquerors; Cries; Dead; Death; Despair; Din; Dust; Dying; Falling; Fame; Fear; Fighting; Flashes; Flying; Foes; Forever; Glory; Gone; Graves; Hearing; Hearts; Heroes; Honor; Honoring; Horses; Life; Loud; Pain; Pale; Passion; Peace; Pride; Proving; Rags; Ranks; Remembering; Rending; Resting; Ringing; Routing; Rushes; Scarring; Scorching; Shame; Shells; Shots; Shouts; Side by Side; Sin; Sky; Smoke; Sorrow; Steel; Struggles; Thirst; Trouble; True; Trust; Tumult; Veterans; Wan; War Heroes; Warfare; Wars; Wealth; Whiz; Youth
First LineHear the whiz of the shot as it flies, (Search)
Average Duration4:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1884 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=48620
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/4/4b/IMSLP93337-SIBLEY1802.8727.f02e-39087011984822score.pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/4atnZ2wHfvyhVLUQF2USLB
Catalog DesignationOp. 5 (Search)
Range: F#3 - D5 (Search)
Original KeyC minor (Search)
Dedicated ToF.G.P (Frederick Pedley) (Search)
Premiered ByFrederick Pedley (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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