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Question 1: His swansong, Metamorphic Variations, a large orchestral work, was first performed in 1972, but not by ________ as Bliss had hoped.
Eugene OrmandyLeopold StokowskiJohn BarbirolliArturo Toscanini

Question 2: There is an Arthur Bliss Road in Newport, an Arthur Bliss Gardens in Cheltenham and a group of flats named after Sir Arthur Bliss on London Road in ________, South London.
MordenMitchamCroydonWimbledon, London

Question 3: The concerto received its first London performance from the British cellist ________.
Adrian BoultJulian Lloyd WebberCelloRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic

Question 4: Born to an American father and English mother, Bliss attended Bilton Grange Preparatory School and Rugby before entering ________.
University of BristolUniversity of EdinburghUniversity of CambridgeUniversity of Oxford

Question 5: An earlier concert performance of the concerto was also given at ________, again with Sir Arthur Bliss conducting.
LeicesterLoughboroughHinckleyMarket Harborough

Question 6: He was destined to display characteristics of both nations, his profound ________ balanced by an unquenchable energy and optimism.
RomanticismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelArthur SchopenhauerFriedrich Nietzsche

Question 7: Sir Arthur Bliss biography and credits at the ________'s Screenonline
Channel 4BBCBritish Film InstituteImperial War Museum

Question 8: In 1950 he was knighted and in 1953 he was appointed to succeed ________ as Master of the Queen's Musick.
Edward ElgarFrederick DeliusRalph Vaughan WilliamsArnold Bax


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