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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Scherzo, Gigue, Romanze und Fughette

Amongst the lesser known works by Schumann, his piano pieces evidence of the previous masters that he studied. He was heavily influenced by both Bach and Beethoven. We can clearly see Bach’s influence in this Gigue and Fughette.

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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Summer Sonata

I wrote the first movement of my Sommersonate in the summer of 2010, and though a self-contained work, it called out for continuation or a companion piece. I imagine the first movement, marked moderato, to be bright, free, weightless, transparent, flooded in sunlight. In contrast, the newly composed ...

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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Latin Standards for Flute

This new addition to the Schott Flute Lounge series contains 14 rousing songs with optional piano accompaniment.   Latin American music with its rousing rhythms and grooves, catchy melodies and emotional texts enriches our lives. Dirko Juchem and his easy-to-play and professional ...

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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Play Jazz Flute - now!

An easy introduction to styles, effects and techniques not normally found in classical music. Stephanie Wagner’s guide to jazz flute is full of practical examples as well as duets in every style. CD recording of all of the pieces also included.   Content: - Preface  ...

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03/31/2015

Eulenburg
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

The setting of Goethe’s ‘Zauberlehrling’ is among the most famous works by the Parisian composer Paul Dukas.    This orchestral work tells the story of the sorcerer’s apprentice who overestimates his magical powers and causes complete chaos.

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03/31/2015

BOOSEY & HAWKES
Intercession

The composer states that   “The piece begins with a slowly falling scale of seven notes, thrown from one player to another, repeated nine times and embellished with ornamental flurries which outline a gradually evolving harmonic pattern. The repetitive nature of the music is like ...

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03/31/2015

BOOSEY & HAWKES
Folk Roots for Alto Saxophone

In this timeless new collection, Hywel Davies presents eleven fresh interpretations of traditional British folk-tunes together with five complementary folk-inspired original compositions for developing saxophonists to learn, enjoy and perform.   Ideally suited for students of grade ...

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03/31/2015

advance music
Composing and Arranging for the Contemporary Big Band

This book follows the creative process, from the composition of a tune through further development and orchestration, to a complete arrangement for big band.   The music from the CD ‘Prism’ featuring the Grammy award winning WDR Big Band and drummer Peter Erskine is the content through ...

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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Klezmer Fiddle Tunes

The author of Argentinian Tango and Folk Tunes for Violin (ED 13379), Ros Stephen, presents a wide-ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for violin. Highly flexible to use, the pieces may be performed by a solo violinist or in a variety of instrumental combinations.    ...

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03/31/2015

SCHOTT MUSIC
Klezmer Piano Collection

Julian Rowlands presents a wide ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for piano. Highly flexible to use, the pieces may be performed by a solo pianist. Information on the history of Klezmer music, its scales, modes and forms is provided, as well as guidance on general style and ...

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Composers News

06/25/2015
Huw Watkins in residence at Peasmarsh Festival
Huw Watkins will be featured as guest pianist and featured composer at the Peasmarsh Festival in ... more


06/22/2015
Gunther Schuller (1925-2015)
Schott Music is very sad to learn that American composer Gunther Schuller died on 21 June aged 89. Conductor, ... more


06/19/2015
UK premiere of Penderecki's Seven Gates of Jerusalem
From 23 to 26 June, the Royal Northern College of Music will present 'Seven Gates: The Music of ... more


06/12/2015
Swept Away Festival features Toch, Weill and Hindemith
From 19 to 21 June, Continuum Ensemble presents Swept Away: a series of concerts and talks based ... more