"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

10/20/2014

Work of the Week - Toshio Hosokawa: Fluss

On 24 October, the Arditti Quartet (photo) present the world premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s new concerto for string quartet and orchestra, Fluss , with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln under the baton of Peter Rundel at ...

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Composer & Author News

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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10/06/2014

Grainger work premiered after 100 years

A previously unperformed work by Percy Grainger awaits its unveiling on 8 October at Kings Place in London: “ Youthful piano concerto movement (1896) ”. Written whilst he was studying at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt when ...

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