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Composer: Bliss, Arthur (1891-1975)

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Year of birth1891
Year of death1975
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
May 2019
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ManchesterVictoria String Quartet with Elliot Gresty

Victoria String Quartet with Elliot Gresty
Schubert, Bliss, Brahms
Victoria String Quartet; Elliot Gresty

SingaporeVCH Organ Series: The Story of Babar, the little Elephant

VCH Organ Series: The Story of Babar, the little Elephant
Vierne, Bach, Bliss, Poulenc
Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Tom Bell; Oniatta Effendi

LondonA celebration of British cinema

A celebration of British cinema
Jarre, Rachmaninov, Mozart, Arnold, Rota, Bennett, Bliss
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Anthony Weeden; Piers Lane

Dorchester-on-ThamesChoral works by Paul Carr and Arthur Bliss and Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

Carr, Bliss, Gjeilo, Vaughan Williams, Finzi
English Arts Orchestra; Leslie Olive; English Arts Chorale; Nicholas Daniel

OxfordBritish works for two pianos by Alwyn, Bowen, Delius, Roth, Bliss and Tovey

Bowen, Alwyn, Delius, Routh, Bliss, Tovey
Lynn Arnold; Charles Matthews
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A Bliss revival at the Barbican

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An account of The Beatitudes that will do much to reassess this neglected work was coupled with a polished “Enigma”.
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Berlioz and Bliss in fruitful partnership at the Barbican

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Two classic scores by Berlioz and a musical memorial to Bliss’ brother made a deep impression. 
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Masters of the Queens Music at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Judith Weir's music didn't have the pride of place it deserved at this miscellaneous collection of music from past and present Masters of the Queen's Music, presented by the Park Lane Group at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. 
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center musicians perform Bliss, Szymanowski, and Suk

On Thursday evening, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented its inaugural concert of the 2013-2014 Late Night Rose series. On the stage of Lincoln Center’s Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio, performers put on a delightfully curated show, featuring the works of three lesser-known Western composers: Arthur Bliss, Karol Szymanowski, and Josef Suk.
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40th anniversary of the Royal Northern College of Music

Manchester’s musical history is extensive and impressive. Ranging from the founding of the UK’s oldest professional symphony orchestra (the Hallé – founded in tandem with the UK’s oldest and largest specialist music shop, Forsyth Bros. Ltd.
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