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Title: British Composers Bliss
Otros títulos: Ceremonial Prelude
Welcome the Queen
A Song of Welcome
Mirale in the Gorbals
Music for Strings
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Arthur Bliss; Philharmonia Orchestra
Código CDU: Bl.03
Forma Musical: String orchestra music, Suites, Ballets
Abstract: Although outspoken in his support of the post-World War I Parisian avant-garde during his youth, English composer Arthur Bliss ended his long career as a dedicated proponent of a more conservative, neo-Romantic musical aesthetic. Educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge and at the Royal College of Music (where he found his studies with Charles Stanford too stifling), Bliss' earliest music (all later withdrawn and subsequently destroyed by the composer) shows a strong knowledge of and interest in the music of Edward Elgar. After service with the Royal Fusiliers (and later the Grenadier Guards) during the War, however, Bliss' musical aesthetic changed dramatically, and he quickly became known as a thoroughly "modern" composer, owing more allegiance to the exciting happenings on the continent than to the musical life of his own country. His music from the 1920s (such as the Rhapsody for two voices and chamber ensemble) is characterized by unusual vocal techniques, jazz influence, and ...


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Ceremonial prelude - Completo.wav 5:35 56.30Mb WAV audio wav
Welcome the queen - Completo.wav 7:21 74.13Mb WAV audio wav
A song of welcome - Completo.wav 16:05 162.3Mb WAV audio wav
Mirale in the g ... the ballet) - Completo.wav 22:40 228.7Mb WAV audio wav
Music for strings - Completo.wav 24:22 246.0Mb WAV audio wav

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