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Songs from FrancePopular Songs from the First World War
This gallery contains a selection of songs that were popular in Canada and Britain during the First World War. Most of these songs are upbeat and a few are kind of clever and fun like 'Oh What a Lovely War!' and 'Hunting the Hun.'
Songs from the First World WarSongs from First World War
This Gallery contains Canadian musical recordings from the First World War era that specifically relate to the war - many are recruitment songs. A fun one among these is 'Keep your head down Fritzie boy.'
Songs from FranceSelections from Virtual Gramophone: Songs from France
This audio gallery contains music drawn from a playlist called "Songs from France" that was presented by Library and Archives Canada's 'The Virtual Gramophone.' This playlist contains a mix of songs sung in English and French. There are some anthems here and some different versions of O Canada and The Maple Leaf Forever.

For more information regarding the Virtual Gramophone project follow this link.
The Band of the Canadian ForcesBand of the Canadian Forces
The songs in this gallery are selections from the "Liberation 60" Album produced to mark the 60th Anniversary of the liberation of Holland. The gallery contains, for example, the authorized marches of the Canadian Army, 'Great Little Army,' and of the Royal Canadian Navy, 'Heart of Oak.'
Vocal renditions of Canadian First World War SongsModern Vocal Renditions Of First World War Songs
This audio gallery contains recent recordings of First World War era songs, with Canadian Garth Hampson lending his baritone singing voice to the production of these sometimes charming ( e.g. 'Vancouver Town') sometimes cringe-worthy (e.g. 'Sweet, sweet, Canada') pieces.

For more information regarding the Library and Archives Canada project that produced these songs follow this link.
Instrumental renditions of Canadian First World War SongsInstrumental Songs From The First World War
This gallery contains a series of recent recordings of First World War era Canadian songs that are all instrumental. There is nothing in here that relates to the war, but there are lots of short pieces of music that may be useful in digital storytelling.

For more information regarding the Library and Archives Canada project that produced these songs follow this link.

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