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
Introduction and Allegro, for string orchestra, F. 117 1926 Orchestral
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
Quintet for oboe & string quartet, Op. 44, F. 21 1927 Chamber Music
Things to Come, film score suite for orchestra, Op. 53, F. 131b 1934 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
Men of Two Worlds, film score for male chorus & orchestra, Op. 65, F. 121 1945 Film Score
Quintet for clarinet & string quartet, Op. 50, F. 20 1932 Chamber Music
Investiture Antiphonal Fanfares, for 3 brass choirs (adapted by Roy Newsome), F. 76b 1969 Band Music
Conquest of the Air, film score suite for orchestra (6), Op. 56, F. 112b 1937 Orchestral
Miracle in the Gorbals, ballet in one scene for orchestra, Op. 64, F. 6a 1944 Ballet
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