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Reason that Anton Webern was rejected from the French militaryEvidently 'unfit to bear arms'.
Bartók's wartime folk concert was attended by this member of the Hungarian nobility.Took place in January 1918.
George Butterworth was a member of this musical society.Had a trench named after him, which I suppose is an honor.
Butterworth was commissioned as an officer of this regiment in the British military.Earned a military cross for his valiant leadership.
The front that Ralph Vaughan Williams fought on.He was 42, which is pretty impressive I think.
Ralph Vaughan Williams held this position for the First Army of the BEF.Evidently say amateur compositions amongst the soldiers.
Gustav Holst's original name, before the war.Changed it because it sounded too Germanic; probably a wise move.
Song written in 1918 addressing women's new role in society.Well, you probably should have been anyway.
Winner of the Prix de Rome in 1913.Inspirational story: apparently she had competed the year before and fainted in the middle of her performance. Sad until you consider that she completely dominated it the next year.
School founded by the winner of the Prix de Rome.Long name, but created to provide moral support to soldiers during the war.
Condition suffered by Alban Berg.But did not prevent him from being conscripted, though he was ultimately just given an office job in Vienna.
Opera composed by Alban Berg concerning the war.Depicted a soldier who was driven to murder and later suicide by an inhumane army captain and a sadistic army doctor.
Austrian composer who came up with a fifteen-point peace plan inspired by Wilson's fourteen-point plan.Never published his ideas, though he truly hated the war.
Composer of 'Oh! How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning!'Apparently he really hatred the five o'clock reveille.
Schoenberg was unable to perform this opera in America due to British travel restrictions.His inability to do so further made him lament the war.
Declared a world without Beethoven or Schubert 'unthinkable'.Though he did stop using a German brand of toothpaste. You needed to know.
Refused to sign a proclamation banning German music in France. (1)Considered a national hero in France by this point.
Refused to sign a proclamation banning German music in France. (2)Strong monarchist and anti-semite.
Refused to sign a proclamation banning German music in France. (3)Though he had strong nationalistic ideals, he still opposed the outright banning of German music.
New name of Basil Hindenburg.Changed it due to it being Germanic.
New name of Gus Scholz.Like the Chemistry teacher!
Great Austrian violinist who moved to America after being discharged from the military.Resumed his performance career, but was banned in several cities. Eventually stopped all performances except those for charity.
American president who delivered the 'hyphen-American speech'.A known xenophobe and all-around racist. Backed the KKK at Princeton.
Orchestra conducted by Karl Muck.Since 1906.
Song that Muck allegedly refused to perform.In fact it was merely that he had not been told to play it.
City that announced that Muck would not be allowed to conduct there.Home of the Ravens.
This lady insisted that Muck prove that he had never served in the German army and had Swiss citizenship before he conducted.Very masculine name. Member of the PHilharmonic Society and the 'Daughters of the American Revolution,' whatever that is.
Vincent d'Indy reccomended that they play this song at the Schola Cantorum.It was especially poignant when they played the segment 'Dona nobis pacem' was played.
This composer formed a quartet in the German military, played Debussy's String Quartet.In the middle of the concert, they announced Debussy's death on the radio.
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Who wrote the lyrics to the song Kaiserymne?Begins with the lines, 'Deutschland, Deutschland über alles.”
Composer and writer of 'Home, Sweet Home'.Played famously during the Christmas Truce of 1914.
Author who saluted the Christmas truce as 'one human episode amid all the atrocities which have stained the memory of the war.'Author of most of the 'Sherlock Holmes' canonical stories.
Writer who gathered material for the charity book, 'King Albert's Book'.237 writers, salesmen, and composers dent material for the book.
London newspaper that helped to collect work for King Albert's Book.Began collection in 1914.
The title of Edward Elgar's contribution to King Albert's Book.The refrain went, 'Sing, Belgians, Sing!'
The title of Claude Debussy's contribution to King Albert's Book.Quoted the Belgian national anthem, 'La brabançonne'.
Novelist who aggregated 'Le livre des sans-foyer'.'The Book of the Homeless'.
The above collection was intended to help this charity group.Group laboring to assist the flood of Belgian war orphans.
Composer of 'Souvenir d’une marche boche,' for 'Le livre des sans-foyer.'Based on a phrase from a symphony by Beethoven.
Composition by Debussy in which each movement was dedicated to a friend lost in the war.Composed for two pianos.
Debussy's last work composed before he died of cancer.Published in both French and English, long title in French.
Composer of 'The Spirit of England'.Dedicated 'To the Fallen,” “To Women,” and “The Fourth of August”
Instrumentation to 'The Spirit of England'. (1)Very
Instrumentation to 'The Spirit of England'. (2)Vague
Instrumentation to 'The Spirit of England'. (3)Terms
The finale to Le Tombeau de Couperin was dedicated to this person.Finale titled 'Toccata'.
The central song of 'Three Songs for Unaccompanied Mixed Chorus' by Maurice Ravel is titled this.Colored red, blue, and white.
Pieces dedicated to Paul Wittgenstein after he had his right arm amputated during the war. (1)by Sergei Prokofiev.
Pieces dedicated to Paul Wittgenstein after he had his right arm amputated during the war. (2)by Maurice Ravel.
Publication that called war songs 'Vulgar and Cheap'.Wasn't too big of a criticism, all things considered.
Composer of 'When The Roll is Called Up Yonder'.Sought comfort in thoughts of the hereafter.
Wartime song that incorporated the telephone.Lyrics by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, music by Jean Schwartz.
Wartime song lamenting its losses, written in 1912 by two Yale graduates.By Zo Elliott and Stoddard King.
Poet whose works were the basis for 'Keep the Home Fires Burning'.Music by Ivor Novello.
Composers of 'It's A Long Way to Tipperary'. (1)Wrote the lyrics.
Composers of 'It's A Long Way to Tipperary'. (2)Also wrote 'In The Shade Of The Apple Tree'.
Recording artist whose recording of 'Tipperary' proved immensely popular.Made in 1914, omits the vamp.

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