"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

07/21/2014

Work of the Week - Carl Orff: Catulli Carmina

The dramatic choreographed cantata Catulli Carmina will be performed at this year’s Carl Orff Festival in Andechs, Germany. The Andechser Orff-Akademie Orchestra and the Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Christian ...

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Composer & Author News

07/22/2014

Maxwell Davies reflects on time as Master of the Queen's Music

Following the announcement today of Judith Weir as the next Master of the Queen’s Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies reflects on his ten years in the position: “My appointment as Master of The Queen’s Music came as a great ...

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07/22/2014

Vijay Iyer Joins Schott Music

Schott Music is delighted to announce the signing of an exclusive worldwide concert music publishing agreement with pianist and composer Vijay Iyer. Celebrated as a visionary musician, composer and writer, Vijay Iyer ...

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07/22/2014

Kamran Ince's "Songs with Other Words" Debuts at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival; Portrait Concert with Present Music

As part of this year’s Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, which takes place at venues across Northern Germany, the intrepid “classical band” Spark gives the world premiere of Kamran Ince’s Songs in Other Words . The premiere ...

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