Arthur Bliss

Arthur Bliss

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss, CH, KCVO was an English composer and conductor. Bliss's musical training was cut short by the First World War, in which he served with distinction in the army. In the post-war years he quickly became known as an unconventional and modernist composer, but within the decade he began to display a more traditional and romantic side in his music. In the 1920s and 1930s he composed extensively not only for the concert hall, but also for films and ballet. In the Second World War, Bliss returned to England from the U.S. to work for the BBC and became its director of musicshow more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136659913
  • 9786136659916