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Arthur Bliss

Arthur Bliss (1891-1975)

Composer

English composer who became Master of the Queen's Music.

An initially experimental style gave way to a rather more traditionally English romantic character.

Alongside Music for Strings, the Piano Concerto ranks amongst his best known works.

Further Reading: Bliss

 Recording of the Week, Andrew Davis conducts music by Arthur Bliss

David listens to Andrew Davis's new recording of Bliss's choral masterpiece, Morning Heroes, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

 Interview, Mark Bebbington on the piano music of Arthur Bliss

David talks to the champion of British piano repertoire about the latest volume in his Bliss series on Somm Records.

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