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John Palmer’s Mémoires (for electroacoustic sounds ), the first prize winner of the 2011 Presque Rien International Composition Prize in Paris, has just been released on a CD by the eponymous label, including the prize winners of the latest three editions of this international prize inspired by the work of Luc Ferrari. Fourth edition of …

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Springtime is looking very busy for Charlotte Bray whose piano quartet Zustände received its world première last Saturday at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon. Framed by Schumann’s Piano Quartet and Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet, Charlotte’s new work was performed by the Schubert Ensemble. Each of the three movements is inspired by a different form …

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We are delighted to announce that Joe Cutler, a hugely influential yet unclassifiable figure on the UK contemporary music scene has joined Composers Edition. Working on the cusps of the contemporary classical, post-minimalist and jazz scenes, his Composers Edition catalogue will initially include twenty-one of his works ranging from solos, vocal and chamber pieces to …

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Robert Peate’s ‘Six Takes on Tosca’ for flute, harp and viola will receive its premiere today at the Dublin City University. The performance starts at 1:10pm. Robert explains the background behind the piece: “The idea to commission a set of variations on this particular theme – a miniature gavotte scored for an off-stage Flute, Harp …

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On 3 March 2017, the leading Netherlands contemporary music group the Ives Ensemble will release “6 Trios, 2 Solos and 1 Quintet” – their second classical CD – featuring nine chamber music pieces written by composer Laurence Crane between 1986 and 2016. The recording includes “Quintet” commissioned by the Richard Thomas Foundation in 2011. London’s Saint Mary at Hill Church …

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About Composers Edition

The newly launched Composers Edition offers ready access to professional composers' own imprints, delivered in days to your door, or downloaded in seconds!

Our speedy print-on-demand and digital download service means that new works can be available days after the composer has finished composing.

What's more, because composers retain all rights to their works, by purchasing through Composers Edition customers are helping to ensure that composers get the maximum return for their skilled creative endeavours.

We'll be adding more Composers soon, so do keep in touch via our mailing list and social media (see right).

I'm a Composer - Can I publish my works with Composers Edition?

Composers Edition offers a subscription based service to professional composers.

Providing you produce well presented scores and parts and can demonstrate significant demand for your works, then Composers Edition can help.

To find out more go to Composer Application.