Arthur Bliss

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... read moreArthur Bliss (1891-1975) was a transitional figure from late romantic to modern styles in England. After serving in World War I, Bliss became interested in French music and its influence repigmented his own music, resulting in controversial works such as A Colour Symphony (1922). Bliss ran into...

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Arthur Bliss
The Return From Town
2:02
Arthur Bliss
Piano Concerto In B Flat Ii. Adagietto
11:00
Arthur Bliss
Piano Concerto In B Flat I. Allegro Con Brio
15:38
Arthur Bliss
Piano Concerto In B Flat Iii. Andante Maestoso
11:12
Arthur Bliss
Morning Heroes
3:24

Biography

Active: 1920s-1960s
Country Of origin: England

The most successful of the English modernist composers emerging after WWI. Bliss wrote in a variety of genres, including film scores, and in 1953 succeeded Sir Arnold Bax as Master of the Queen's Musick. ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi