Compositions without opus-number
  1900 Earth and Heaven          opera-oratorio after the Poem of
    George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), 1 Act    (graduation piece)
  1905 Schluck und Jau  music after the play of Gerhardt Hauptmann
  1914 Fugue on a Russian Christmas Song  for organ or harmonium
    Smert'   (Death)         choreographic fragment for piano
    dedicated to  Elena Rabenek
  1916 Quiet and deep is the hour before the twilight
    Text by Ivan Aleksejevich Bunin (1870-1953). Romance for voice and piano
  1918 Oj, u poli shito  ("Hei,  in the field stands the rye"  - Ukrainian)
    Text: traditional. Septet for men- and woman-voices
    (2 sopranos, Mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, 2 bass-voices)
    Bulo lito  (The sommer is gone - Ukrainian)
    Mixed Choir, à cappella.
  1919 The Imitation of  Ezekiel     Symphonic  Poem (Melodram) for narrator
    and orchestra. Text by Taras Grigorjevich Shevtshenko.
    Première: 1919, Kiev
  1920 Music to a piece of Taras Grigorjevich Shevtshenko   Haidamaken
    [Haidamak = 1. ukrain. Cossak in the 17th -18th century.; 2. ukrain. withe-guard]
    Première: 1920, Kiev, Dramatic Theatre
  1921 Music to a piece of Emile Verhaeren Whirlwind
    Première: 1921, Moscow, Theatre of the Workers-Culture
  1921 Music to the Tragedy of Sophocles  Oedipus Rex
    Première: 1921, Moscow, Dramatic Theatre, [former: Korscha]
  1923 Music to the Comedy of Aristophanes  Lysistrata
    Première: 16. Juni 1923, Moscow, Musical Studio "Wl. I. Nemirovich-Dantschenko"
  1923 Through the grey smoke
    Text by A. Block. Quartet for men voices.
  1924 Music to the play of Klabund (A. Genschke)  The chalk circle
    ("Tschan Goi-Tang").
    Première: 1926, Moscow, Dramatic Theatre  [former: Korscha]
  1924 For the Festival of the Komintern
    [Komintern = Communist International]
    Fantasy for wing-orchestra
    dedicated to the Fifths Congress of the Komintern
    Length: 5 Minutes
  1924 March of  the Red Army     for wing orchestra.
    Length 3 Minutes
    transcription by A. Kawerin for Domra-orchestra
    [Domra = Russian musical-instrument similar to a mandolin]
    transcription by S. Isajew for Domra - and Balalaika orchestra
  1924 Üsküdar      Turkish song for Cornet (Trumpet) and piano
    transcription by the composer for flute and piano
    Music to the play of  E. O. Ljubimowa-Lanski  The Grashoppers
    Première: 1926, Moscow, Theatre "MGSPS"
  1924 Old Waltz    ("In the old park ...")     Romance for voice and piano
    Text by M. Galperin. 
  1924 Two Romances      for voice and piano.
    Text in ukrainian and russian language
    1. The secret of the singer ("Even if he isn't audible, the world..)
    Text by Wjatsch. Iwanow
    dedicated to Leonid Witalevich Sobinow
    2. Loneliness ("Believe me, the people don't understand...")
    Text by Dmitrij Mereshkovski
    dedicated to Nadeshda Ignatiewna Kalnyn
  1926 Esmeralda     for symphony orchestra.     New instrumentation of the ballet
    of C. Pugni (1844), expanded by 2 new dances: Waltz und Child dance
    Première: February 7, 1926, Moscow, Bolshoi-Theatre
  1927 Music to the Comedy of  P. Beaumarchais  Figaro's Wedding
    Première: April 28, 1927, Moscow, 1. MChAT
  1930 Music to the Tragedy of William Shakespeare  Othello
    Première: March 14, 1930, Moscow,
  1931 Music to the cinema film  The earth is thirsty    director: Julij Rajzman
    Co-author - S. Rjausow, W. Sokolow.
    Wostokkino, 1931
  1932 Two Songs    for  Choir for two voices and piano.
    Text by  S. Bolotin
    1. Popadi ? .
    2. Chimtrewoga ? .
  1933 Music to the cinema film  Conveyor belt of the death    director: Ivan Pyrev
    Co-author - W. N. Kotschetow, N. N. Krjukow, S. N. Rjausov.
    Mosfilm, 1933
  1934 Symphonic Fragment
    dedicated to Konstantin Solomonovich Saradshev
    Première: March 26, 1935, Moscow,
    Amateur-Symphony-Orchestra "K. S. Saradshew", Conductor - K. S. Saradshew
  1934 Music to the play of  M. A. Bulgakov  Molière
    Première: February 15, 1936, Moscow, MChAT.
  1935 Music to the cinema film  The governors' Buddhas    director: D. Bassalygo
    Wostokfilm, 1935.
  1935 The Cossacks whistled it
    Ukrainian folk song. For mixed Choir with big symphony orchestra.
    transcription by  N. P. Nowizki for Domra- and Balalaika- orchestra
  1936 Gjul'sara        musical drama [Musical]
    Text by  Kamil Jaschen (Nugmanow) and M. Muchamedow (in Usbekian language),
    W. Bugajewski and Ja. Rodinow (in Russian language).
    Usbekian folk music selected by T. Dshalilov,
    written by Talib Sadykov; revised and orchestrated by R. M. Glier
    Première: April 24, 1937, Taschkent,
    Usbekian Musical-Drama Theatre,
    conductor - N. B. Grubin.
    May 21, 1937, Moscow (Decade of the Usbekian Art).
  1936-1937 Overture of the musical drama  Gjul'sara
    4, 4, 4, 4 - 6, 3, 3, 1 - 2 timpanis, triangle, 2 tambourines, cymbal, 1 big and
    two little drums, 2 harps, string instruments
    duration 17 minutes
    First performance of the Concerto: May 14 and 15, 1937, Moscow,
    Big hall of the Conservatory, State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR,
    Conductor - A. W. Gauk.
  1938 Song about the steam locomotive     for voice and piano
    Text by  Evgenij Dolmatovski.  
  1939 Music to the cinema film Friends meet again    director: Kamil Jarmantov
    Duschanbe, 1939
  1939 Zdravica (A Toast) for voice and orchestra
  1939 Brave Hearts ("In a front of heroic patriots...")   song for voice and piano
    Text by  Aleksandr Kowalenkov
  1941  transcription for solo-voice and two voice Choir accompanied with piano
  1941 Two Songs     for voice and piano
    1. Hitlers end comes.   Text by  I. Doronin
    2. Through the Soviet country
  1942 For the Happiness of the Fatherland
    Overture for symphony orchestra
    Première: 1942, Swerdlowsk, Conductor - S. Zweifel.
  1943 Young Mongolia    
    Text by Viktor Krylow. Song for voice and piano
    Two mixed Choirs   à cappella:
    1. Crossways through Pitersk.
    Treatment of a Russian folk song
    2. Moscow
    Song of the work
    for solo-voice  and Choir accompanied with piano
    Text by Aleksandr Glagolev
  1947 Impromptu for harp and piano
    redaction by  Xenia A. Erdel
    dedicated to Xenia Alexandrowna Erdel
  1947 Moscow stands     for voice and piano
    Zwei Romanzen   for  voice and piano
    Text by  Mir Alischer Nawoi (1441-1501). Text in Usbekian language
    Co-author - Talib Sadykow
    Letter to Sibiria    ("In the depth of the Siberian ore...")
    Text  by Alexander S. Pushkin (1799-1837)
    Vocal Quartet
    The bride solicitor and the suitors
    Text by Nikolaj Nekrasov.
    Vocal Quartet
  1953 The end of ceremonial
    Choir after a Text of the chinese poet  Zjui Juan
    to the 2230th anniversary of his death
  1954 March of the Sovjet Army
    For folk instruments orchestra
    Song of the mothers    womens choir


  1. B. Jagolim "R. M. Glier, Notograficeskij spravocnik (Opus list)" Moscow 1964 (Russian)
  2. Igor Belsa, R.M. Glier, Moskau 1962 (Russian)
  3. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, MGG 2001 (German)

The opus list doesn't claim correctness and completeness. Any suggestions for the improvement are greatly appreciated.