List of works by Ernest Bloch

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The table below gives the following information (where applicable):

  • B. — numbering by Ernest Bloch last name. Based on:
David Z. Kushner, Ernest Bloch: A Guide to Research (Garland, 1988)
Ernest Bloch Legacy (International Ernest Bloch Society)
Ernest Bloch Collection
  • Title — as used on IMSLP.
  • Key — the principal key of the work.
  • Scoring — the instrumentation used.
  • Genre — as used by IMSLP's categorization system.
  • Notes — concerning related works, completeness, authorship, etc.
B. Title Key Date Scoring Genre Notes
001 Andante G major 1895 2vn va vc andantes
002 Symphonie funèbre D major 1895 pf symphonies
003 Pastorale F major 1896 pf pastorales
004 String Quartet in G major G major 1896 2vn va vc quartets
005 Symphonie orientale 1896 orch symphonies
006 Inventions (5): 1896-97 vv org/pf inventions
6/1
    Allegro moderato
C major 1896 vv org/pf inventions
6/2
    Allegro vivace
G minor 1896 vv org/pf inventions
6/3
    Allegro moderato
A major 1896 vv org/pf inventions
6/4
    Adagio cantabile
B minor 1896 vv org/pf inventions
6/5
    Moderato
C minor 1897 vv org/pf inventions
007 Berceuse D major 1897 pf berceuses
008 Cello Sonata 1897 vc pf sonatas
009 Fantaisie C minor 1897 vn pf fantasias
010 Larmes d'automne E minor 1897 v pf songs
011 Musette F major 1897 v pf songs
012 Méditation A major 1897 vn org meditations
013 Pieces (2): 1897 ca. pf pieces
13/1
    Conte badin
1897 ca. pf pieces lost
13/2
    Regrets...
E minor 1897 pf pieces
014 Le saule G minor 1897 ca. v pf songs
015 Fantaisie-lied E major 1898 vn pf fantasias
lieder
016 Lied in A minor A minor 1898 pf lieder
017 Là-bas A major 1898 v pf melodies
018 Orientale G minor 1898 orch pieces
019 Poème concertant C minor 1898 vn orch pieces piano reduction only;
see also B.24
020 Près de la mer E minor 1898 v pf melodies
021 Sérénade E major 1898 vn pf serenades
022 Danses populaires 1899 orch dances
023 Menuet G minor 1899 pf minuets
024 Violin Concerto 1899 pf concertos piano reduction only;
adaptation of B.19
025 Lied in B-flat minor B minor 1900 v pf lieder
026 Lied in F major F major 1900 v pf lieder
027 Vivre-aimer F minor 1900 orch symphonic poems
028 Helvetia 1900-29 va orch suites
029 Symphony in C-sharp minor C minor 1901-02 orch symphonies
030 Historiettes au crépuscule 1904 v pf songs
031 Hiver-printemps 1904-05 orch symphonic poems
032 Macbeth 1904-09 vv ch orch operas
033 Poèmes d'automne 1906 v orch songs
034 Prelude and 2 Psalms 1912-14 v orch preludes
psalms
035 Israel Symphony 1912-16 vv orch symphonies
036 Poèmes juifs (3): 1913 orch symphonic poems
36/1
    Danse
C major 1913 orch pieces
36/2
    Rite
E major 1913 orch pieces
36/3
    Cortège funèbre
C major 1913 orch pieces
037 Ex-voto 1914 pf pieces
038 Psalm 22 D minor 1914 v orch psalms
039 Schelomo 1915-16 vc orch rhapsodies
040 String Quartet No.1 B minor 1916 2vn va vc quartets
041 Suite 1919 va orch suites
042 Violin Sonata No.1 A minor 1920 vn pf sonatas
043 Piano Quintet No.1 C major 1921-23 2vn va vc pf quintets
044 Circus Pieces (4): 1922 pf pieces
44/1
    The Two "Burlingham" Brothers
1922 pf pieces
44/2
    The Clown
1922 pf pieces
44/3
    The Homeliest Woman
1922 pf pieces
44/4
    Dialogue and Dance of the Heavyweight and the Dwarf
1922 pf pieces
045 In the Night A minor 1922 orch/pf pieces
046 Poems of the Sea 1922 pf pieces also for orchestra
047 Baal Shem 1923 v pf pieces piano part orchestrated
048 Danse sacrée 1923 pf dances
049 Enfantines 1923 pf pieces
051 Mélodie D major 1923 vn pf pieces
052 Nirvana A major 1923 pf pieces
053 Sketches in Sepia (5): 1923 pf sketches
53/1
    Prélude
G major 1923 pf sketches
53/2
    Fumées sur la Ville
C major 1923 pf sketches
53/3
    Lucioles
A major 1923 pf sketches
53/4
    Incertitude
G major 1923 pf sketches
53/5
    Épilogue
D major 1923 pf sketches
054 From Jewish Life 1924 vc pf pieces
055 Méditation hébraïque C major 1924 vc pf meditations
056 Nocturnes (3): 1924 vn vc pf nocturnes
56/1
    Andante
1924 vn vc pf nocturnes
56/2
    Andante quieto
1924 vn vc pf nocturnes
56/3
    Tempestoso
1924 vn vc pf nocturnes
057 Nuit exotique C major 1924 vn pf pieces
058 Violin Sonata No.2 ("Poème mystique") 1924 vn pf sonatas
059 Concerto Grosso No.1 1924-25 pf str concerti grossi
060 In the Mountains 1925 2vn va vc pieces
061 Night C major 1925 2vn va vc pieces
062 Paysages 1925 2vn va vc suites
063 Prélude (Recueillement) 1925 2vn va vc preludes
064 America 1926 ch orch rhapsodies
065 Episodes (4): 1926 2vn 2va vc str pieces
65/1
    Humoresque macabre
1926 2vn 2va vc str pieces
65/2
    Obsession
1926 2vn 2va vc str pieces
65/3
    Calm
1926 2vn 2va vc str pieces
65/4
    Chinese
1926 2vn 2va vc str pieces
066 Abodah 1929 vn pf pieces
067 Melody 1929 vn pf pieces
068 Avodath Hakodesh 1930-33 v ch orch services
069 Piano Sonata 1935 pf sonatas
070 Voice in the Wilderness 1936 vc orch symphonic poems see also B.70a
70a Visions et prophéties 1936 pf pieces adaptation of B.70
071 Evocations 1937 orch suites
072 Violin Concerto 1937-38 vn orch concertos
073 Pieces (2): 1938, 1950 2vn va vc pieces
73/1
    Andante moderato
2vn va vc pieces
73/2
    Allegro molto
2vn va vc pieces
074 Suite symphonique 1944 orch suites
075 Variations on a Theme by Eugene Goossens 1944 orch variations co-authored with Paul Creston et al.
076 String Quartet No.2 1945 2vn va vc quartets
077 Concerto symphonique 1947-48 pf orch concertos
078 Scherzo fantasque A minor 1948 pf orch scherzos
079 Preludes (6): 1949 org preludes
79/1
    Andante
A minor 1949 org preludes
79/2
    Poco lento
1949 org preludes
79/3
    Andante
D minor 1949 org preludes
79/4
    Grave
1949 org preludes
79/5
    Un poco animato
F minor 1949 org preludes
79/6
    Processional
1949 org preludes
080 Concertino for Flute and Viola 1950 fl va str concertinos
081 Wedding Marches (4): 1950 org wedding marches
81/1
    Wedding March No.1
A major 1950 org wedding marches
81/2
    Wedding March No.2
F major 1950 org wedding marches
81/3
    Wedding March No.3
F major 1950 org wedding marches
81/4
    Wedding March No.4 ("Oriental Chromatic")
1950 org wedding marches
082 Meditation and Processional 1951 va pf meditations
processionals
083 Suite hébraïque 1951 va/vn pf suites
084 Concerto Grosso No.2 1952 2vn va vc str concerti grossi
085 In Memoriam G major 1952 orch pieces
086 Sinfonia breve 1952 orch symphonies
087 String Quartet No.3 1952 2vn va vc quartets
088 String Quartet No.4 1953 2vn va vc quartets
089 Symphony for Trombone and Orchestra 1954 tbn/vc orch symphonies
090 Symphony in E-flat major E major 1954-55 orch symphonies
091 Proclamation C major 1955 tpt orch pieces
092 String Quartet No.5 1956 2vn va vc quartets
093 Suite No.1 for Solo Cello 1956 vc suites
094 Suite No.2 for Solo Cello G minor 1956 vc suites
095 Suite modale 1956 fl pf suites piano part orchestrated
096 Piano Quintet No.2 1957 2vn va vc pf quintets
097 Suite No.3 for Solo Cello A minor 1957 vc suites
098 Last Poems (Maybe...) (2): 1958 fl pf/orch pieces
98/1
    Funeral Music
1958 fl pf/orch pieces
98/2
    Life Again
1958 fl pf/orch pieces
099 Suite No.1 for Solo Violin G minor 1958 vn suites
100 Suite No.2 for Solo Violin A minor 1958 vn suites
101 Suite for Solo Viola 1958 va suites unfinished