"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

12/15/2014

Work of the week - Jörg Widamnn: Trauermarsch

The 18 December marks the premiere of Jörg Widmann’s new piano concerto Trauermarsch , commissioned by the Berlin Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony. It wiill be performed by the Berlin ...

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Composer & Author News

12/18/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 1/2015: GIANTS OF 20th CENTURY OPERA

Happy New Year! Following the holiday period, we at Schott Music are looking forward to an exciting twelve months ahead, with many major premières from our composers as well as performances of classic works. The first two ...

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11/28/2014

Gerald Barry & Fidelio Trio

On Friday 5 December, Darragh Morgan (violin) and Mary Dullea (piano) from The Fidelio Trio will give the world premiere of Gerald Barry’s new work, “ All day at home busy with my affairs ”. The performance takes place as part ...

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11/13/2014

Humphrey Searle talk at Liszt Society's Annual Day

This year’s Liszt Society Annual Day and International Piano Competition on 15 November will include a talk on its founding member, Schott composer Humphrey Searle. The talk will be given by David Sutton-Anderson at Goldsmith’s ...

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