Their souls obliterated by shells
floating like dust on the breeze, 
gently coming to rest on the mud 
later, returning as flowers

Frederick Septimus Kelly is one of Australia’s greatest sons. A century after his death on the last day of the first Battle of the Somme, the time has finally come for his music to be played again, for the notes to rise off the page, like ghosts taking form, and move towards us through time with arms outstretched,...

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