"Composers combine notes, that's all."

(Igor Stravinsky, russ./am. composer, 1882-1971)

 

Learn more about the people behind the music. Here you will find all information on our composers and authors: biographies, lists of works, introductory texts, photos for download, discographies, as well as a daily updated calendar of performances and much more.

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Work of the Week

10/27/2014

Work of the week - Thomas Larcher: A Padmore Cycle

On 1 November, a newly orchestrated version of Thomas Larcher’s A Padmore Cycle , composed and named for tenor Mark Padmore, will be premiered by Padmore and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Edward Gardner ...

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Composer & Author News

10/28/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 6/2014: INSPIRATION CHINA

Classical music holds real preeminence. At least in China. Hardly a week goes by without the opening of a new concert hall somewhere. A thorough musical education is as much a part of the normal upbringing of Chinese children ...

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10/21/2014

Stephen Paulus 1949-2014

It is with deep sadness that Schott | EAM notes the passing of Stephen Paulus, a widely-beloved composer and a tireless advocate for contemporary music and those who write and perform it. Born in 1949 in Summit, NJ, and ...

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10/17/2014

Bryars Composer in Residence at Adelaide Festival 2015

Adelaide Festival of Arts presents Gavin Bryars in Residence , a series of concerts and a chamber opera from one of the world’s leading post-minimalist composers Gavin Bryars (UK).  One of the most versatile ...

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