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Composer: Bliss, Arthur (1891-1975)

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Year of birth1891
Year of death1975
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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LondonNash Ensemble: War's Embers

Delius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Bliss, Gurney
Nash Ensemble

LondonTimes and Seasons

Bliss, Brahms, Delius, Kodály, Gershwin
Finchley Chamber Ensemble; David Lardi; Finchley Chamber Choir

Dorchester-on-ThamesBritish Choral Highlights with the Godwine Choir, Holst Orchestra and Hilary Davan Wetton

Bliss, Finzi, Dyson, Holst, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
The Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton; Godwine Choir

OxfordRichard Deering performs British works for piano

Alwyn, Bennett, Parry, McGuire, Bliss, Bowen
Richard Deering, Piano
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A Bliss revival at the Barbican

Sir Andrew Davis © Dario Acosta
An account of The Beatitudes that will do much to reassess this neglected work was coupled with a polished “Enigma”.
****1
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Berlioz and Bliss in fruitful partnership at the Barbican

Sir Andrew Davis © Dario Acosta Photography
Two classic scores by Berlioz and a musical memorial to Bliss’ brother made a deep impression. 
****1
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Masters of the Queens Music at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Judith Weir © Chris Christodoulou | Chester Music
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. 
**111
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center musicians perform Bliss, Szymanowski, and Suk

©  Whitney Browne
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

Clark Rundell, Director of Contemporary Music and Head of Conducting at the RNCM
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.
***11
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