"Composers combine notes, that's all."

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


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Work of the Week


Work of the Week - Richard Wagner: Parsifal

Schott Music has been involved with the publishing of Wagner’s operas for over 150 years and to mark the bicentenary, new complete editions with performance material along with the first ever urtext piano scores have been ...


Composer & Author News


Two Awards Announced for Schott Composers

Two awards have been announced this week for Schott composers: English Touring Opera's was presented with a 2014 Olivier Award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Opera' for their recent productions of Tippett's King Priam and ...



Chaya Czernowin in Residence at the Eastman School of Music

From April 7 through 11, Chaya Czernowin is in residence at the Eastman School of Music. On April 9, Brad Lubman leads a portrait concert of Czernowin’s works with the Musica Nova ensemble. The program, which takes place at ...



Ballet with Frank Zappa in Munich

This year's Munich Ballet Festival opens on 4 April with a dance triptych by the Bayerische Staatsballett including a piece based on Wassily Kandinsky's abstract stage work Der Gelbe Klang ( The Yellow Sound ). The work ...


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