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Arthur Bliss 125: WWI and The Somme

As part of the University Library’s exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of Sir Arthur Bliss’s birth, and as a tribute to those whose lives were lost during the Battle of the Somme in 1916, we are showing a case which … Continue reading

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Pack up your troubles: 1915, a year in music

1915, the first full year of WWI, would see one ghastly event after another unfold: the second Battle of Ypres during which poison gas was used for the first time by the Germans, the appalling loss of life at Gallipoli, … Continue reading

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