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World War I Music

Various Artists, Hoch Deutschlands Flotte! Music of the Imperial Germany Navy in Archival Recordings, 1907-1917 (2007)

Listen to naval marches and songs of the Imperial German Navy to get a sense for the sounds entertaining troops on the other side of no man's land.

Various Artists, The Great War: Classical And Popular Selections from the Time of World War I (1999)

National Public Radio presents this eclectic set of concert performances from the World War I years, including classic compositions by Strauss, Mahler, Debussy, and Stravinsky.

Various Artists, Over There: Songs From America's Wars (2003)

"The Red, White and Blue," "The Battle Cry of Freedom," and "When the Boys Come Sailing Home" were just a few of the patriotic anthems enjoyed by Americans on the home front as they anticipated the end of the war.

Various Artists, The Great War: An American Musical Fantasy (2007)

The songs compiled in this collection reflect the year-by-year political and technological developments that unfolded along with World War I. Be sure to check out the booklets that accompany each of the two discs.

Various Artists, 1916: "The Country Found Them Ready" (2005)

With tracks from John McCormack, Anna Chandler, and Billy Murray, this collection of hits from 1916 provide a terrific aural landscape to contemplate the events leading up to America's entrance into World War I.

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