List of compositions by Lord Berners

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Lord Berners in 1935

This is a list of compositions by Lord Berners:



Film scores[edit]


  • Trois Morceaux (1916)
  • Fantaisie espagnole (1918–19)
    • Prelude
    • Fandango
    • Pasadoble
  • Fugue in C minor (1924)
  • Adagio, Variations and Hornpipe (arranged for strings from The Triumph of Neptune, 1926)
  • Suite (from The Triumph of Neptune)


  • Le Poisson d'or (1914; dedicated to Igor Stravinsky)
  • Trois Petites marches funèbres (1914; first performed by Alfredo Casella)
    • Pour un homme d'état
    • Pour un canari
    • Pour une tante à héritage
  • Fragments psychologiques (1915)
    • La Haine
    • Le Rire
    • Un Soupir
  • Valses bourgeoises (1917, piano duet; performed at the 1923 Salzburg Festival)


  • Lieder Album (Heinrich Heine, 1913)
    • "Du bist wie eine Blume" (addressed to a small white pig)
    • "König Wiswamitra"
    • "Weihnachtslied"
  • "Trois Chansons" (Georges Jean-Aubry, 1920)
    • "Romance"
    • "L'Étoile filante"
    • "La Fiancée du timbalier"
  • Three Songs (1920)
    • "Lullaby" (Dekker)
    • "The Lady Visitor in the Pauper Ward" (Robert Graves)
    • "The Green-Eyed Monster" (E. L. Duff)
  • "Dialogue Between Tom Filuter and his Man, by Ned the Dog-Stealer" (1921)
  • Three Songs (1922)
    • "The Rio Grande" (Captain Chanty)
    • "Theodore, or the Pirate King" (John Masefield)
    • "A Long Time Ago" (Halliards Chanty)



  1. ^ Lane, Philip. "Programme Note: Lord Berners Valses Bourgeoises (1918)". Retrieved 12 February 2015. The third waltz pays tribute (of sorts!) to the music of Johann, Richard and Oscar with near quotes in places, most pointedly with Der Rosenkavalier.