Arthur Bliss

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The most successful of the English modernist composers emerging after WWI, Bliss wrote in a variety of genres.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Things to Come, film score for orchestra, Op. 53, F. 131a 1934 Film Score
A Colour Symphony, for orchestra, Op. 24, F. 106 1921 Symphony
Checkmate, ballet for orchestra, Op. 57, F. 2a 1937 Ballet
Morning Heroes, symphony for orator, chorus & orchestra, Op. 48, F. 32 1930 Symphony
Adam Zero, ballet in one scene, Op. 67, F. 1a 1946 Ballet
Music for Strings, for string orchestra, Op. 54, F. 123 1935 Orchestral
Concerto for cello & orchestra, Op. 120, F. 107 1970 Concerto
Pastoral, for clarinet & piano, F. 92 1916 Chamber Music
Quintet for oboe & string quartet, Op. 44, F. 21 1927 Chamber Music
Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks, for solo voice, chorus, flute, timpani & strings, Op. 46, F. 33 1928 Choral
Royal Fanfares and Interludes (6), for brass ensemble & percussion, F. 78b 1960 Band Music
Introduction and Allegro, for string orchestra, F. 117 1926 Orchestral
March from "Things to Come," for orchestra, Op. 53, F. 131d 1939 Orchestral
Sonata for viola & piano, Op. 52, F. 91 1933 Chamber Music
Things to Come, film score suite for orchestra, Op. 53, F. 131b 1934 Orchestral
Quintet for clarinet & string quartet, Op. 50, F. 20 1932 Chamber Music
Conquest of the Air, film score suite for orchestra (6), Op. 56, F. 112b 1937 Orchestral
Investiture Antiphonal Fanfares, for 3 brass choirs (adapted by Roy Newsome), F. 76b 1969 Band Music
Fanfare for the Lord Mayor of London, for brass & percussion, F. 65 1965 Band Music
Miracle in the Gorbals, ballet in one scene for orchestra, Op. 64, F. 6a 1944 Ballet
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