First World War Songbooks and Music Sheet

2 December 2015 Comment

200 transcripts of soldier songs created during the First World War.

The Archives of the Austrian Folk Music Society digitised within Europeana Collections 1914-1918 over 200 transcripts of soldier songs. The encouraging, motivating, but also often manipulating and indoctrinating songs that would cheer and distract the soldiers and reflect their thoughts and feelings.

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  • Item Type

    Sheet Music

  • Language Coverage

    Czech, German, Italian

  • Subjects

    World War 1914-1918

  • Time Coverage

    1900-1945

Austrian National Library