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Composer: Kelly, Frederick Septimus (1881-1916)

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Year of birth1881
Year of death1916
NationalityAustralia
Period20th century
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Reflections on Gallipoli: enthralling and frustrating

Richard Tognetti © Gary Heery
The Gallipoli landings are etched indelibly into the Australian psyche. The Australian Chamber Orchestra offers an exploration of the campaigns which is enthralling and frustrating by turns. 
***11
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“Lest we forget”: A poignant night at the Proms

Andrew Manze © Chris Christodoulou | Intermusica
Vaughan Williams' Pastoral Symphony is anything but "lambkins frisking", drawing on the composer's experiences in the First World War. In this poignant concert, it was partnered by a trio of works by composers - from both sides of the trenches - who died in action. 
****1
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