Modus Music is the publishing division of the Compass Composers' Association, founded in the UK in 1974.

It exists principally to publish the work of the Association's composers but, in addition, the publication of a small number of works
by an older generation of composers is included in our publishing strategy.

Our catalogue currently includes works by: Judith Bailey, Michael Barlow, Frank Bayford, Marcus Blunt, Carey Blyton (1932-2002),
George Butterworth (1885-1916), Julia Butterworth (1849-1911), Hal Collins (1885-1929), Hilary Corke (1921-2001), Bert Cox (1918-1998),
Terence Deadman, Phillip Fordham (d.1999), Derek Foster, Chris Gander. Keith Glennie-Smith, Anthony Green, Ivor Gurney (1890-1937), Patrick Mills (1939-2017), John Mitchell, Jeremy Mount, Herbert Murrill (1909-1952),
Peter Naylor (1933-2017), C. W. Orr (1893-1976), Poldowski (1879-1932), Jonathan Rutherford, Nigel Sagar (1926-2006), Philip Sainton (1891-1967), David Snell, Sydney Vale (1931-2008), Bernard van Dieren (1887-1936), 
Peter Warlock (1894-1930) and Filson Young (1876-1938),
with arrangements of Beethoven, William Boyce (1711-1779), John Dowland (1563-1626), John Foulds (1880-1939), Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869), Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602), Lionel Monckton (1861-1924),
Hubert Parry (1848-1918), Jean Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) and Kennedy Russell (1883-1954).

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