bands/musicians The Best Incidental Music Composers  

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Incidental music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good incidental music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top incidental music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Incidental music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all incidental music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest incidental music bands of all time, since the most famous incidental music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best incidental music music.

You can click on the incidental music band names to see more information about that particular notable incidental music group. If they're near the top of the best incidental music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top incidental music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the incidental music band names themselves.

This list has a variety of artists in it, from Francis Poulenc to Benjamin Britten. Rank the best artists by voting on them and seeing which ones rise to the top. If you don't like Virgil Thomson or Franz Schubert, then give them a thumbs down.

All important, significant and iconic names in incidental music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new incidental music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of incidental music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into incidental music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good incidental music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent incidental music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best incidental music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest incidental music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular incidental music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Jean Sibelius is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Jean Sibelius Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Franz Schubert Opera, Romantic music, Lied

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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Opera, Romantic music, Incidental music

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Edvard Grieg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Edvard Grieg Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music

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André Jolivet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
André Jolivet Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Aram Khachaturian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Aram Khachaturian Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Lorenzo Ferrero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Lorenzo Ferrero Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Philip Wickham Incidental Musi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers

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Gabriel Fauré is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Gabriel Fauré Opera, Romantic music, Incidental music

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Arthur Bliss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Arthur Bliss Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Frederick Delius is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Frederick Delius Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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Edward Elgar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Edward Elgar Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Ralph Vaughan Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Ralph Vaughan Williams Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Humphrey Searle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Humphrey Searle Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

The Greatest Romantic Era Composers

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Geoffrey Burgon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Geoffrey Burgon Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Benjamin Britten is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Benjamin Britten Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Claude Debussy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Claude Debussy Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Carl Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Carl Nielsen Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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Constant Lambert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Constant Lambert Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Virgil Thomson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Virgil Thomson Opera, Incidental music, Film score

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Georges Bizet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Georges Bizet Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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Francis Poulenc is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Francis Poulenc Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Jinx Titanic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Jinx Titanic Incidental music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Pa... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry Opera, Incidental music, Chamber music

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Robert Alexander Schumann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Robert Alexander Schumann Opera, Romantic music, Lied

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Harrison Birtwistle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Harrison Birtwistle Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Johann Baptist Schenk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Johann Baptist Schenk Sacred music, Incidental music, Baroque music

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Israel Tanenbaum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Israel Tanenbaum Pop music, Rock music, Incidental music

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Sergio Rendine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Sergio Rendine Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Marco Betta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Marco Betta Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Roberto Gerhard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Incidental Music Composers
Roberto Gerhard Opera, Ballet, Incidental music