Colour Symphony ~ Bliss

The eleventh of Bliss' acknowledged compositions. He distroyed many early works. This 1922 orchestral work of color perceptions in movements entitled Purple, Red, Blue and Green. A Colour Symphony, Op. 24, F. 106, was written by Arthur Bliss in 1921-22. It was his first major work for orchestra and remains one of his best known. It was written under the supervision of Bliss's teacher, Ralph Vaughan Williams. A Colour Symphony was written to be performed at the Three Choirs Festival to be held in 1922 in Gloucester, at the invitation of Sir Edward Elgar, who also invited Herbert Howells and Eugene Goossens to write a piece each....

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Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss, CH, KCVO (2 August 1891 – 27 March 1975) was a British composer.

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