24 Apr 2015

Bugle Stories 5: Shrapnel torn

From Bugle Stories, 10:00 am on 24 April 2015

This shrapnel torn bugle lives at the National Army Museum in Waiouru. It tells us a sad story about a family wondering how their boy is faring on the other side of the world, about death and about the bugle call 'Retreat', often known as 'Sunset'.

Programme 5 is made with assistance from Windsor Jones, the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa and Peter Sledmere.

Music details:

Retreat (or Sunset) with hymn
-NZ Army Band
(Private recording)

ELGAR: Movt 2, from Symphony No 2 Op63 (excerpts)
-LSO/Colin Davis              
(LSO Live LSO 0018)

ELGAR: Movt 3 , from Symphony No 1 in A flat Op55 (excerpts)
-Phil Orch/Andrew Davis             
(Signum SIGCD 179)

Bugle call: “Retreat” or “Sunset”              
-Unnamed bugler           
(Farmerboys.com-You Tube)