Online Resources:

Oxford University’s First World War Poetry Digital Archive
– a collection of digitised Gurney manuscripts – poems and letters from the war, taken from the Gloucester archive.

‘Ivor Gurney: First War Poet’ – A podcast

Professor Tim Kendall examines the ways in which Gurney represents poetry, and the figure of the poet, in his own work; and assesses Gurney’s hopes for the efficacy of such poetry – whether as acts of witness, of escapism, or of political intervention.

The paper was presented at the First World War Literature, Music and Memory Conference held at King’s College, Cambridge on the 11th and 12th July, 2009. Recording courtesy of Silvia Perucchetti.

‘Clear lamps and dim stars’ – New Perspectives on the work of Ivor Gurney.

A doctoral thesis by Diane Elizabeth Ward.

IMSLP Petrucci Music Library – ‘Public domain’ online music scores,_Ivor

The following scores are available for free download:

‘Carol of the Skiddaw Yowes’ (Song),
‘I Will Go with My Father a-Ploughing’ (song),
‘Five Elizabethan Songs’ (The Elizas)
Five Preludes for Piano.