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MarkBowden6Mark Bowden‘s passion for orchestral writing and exploring its enormous timbral range is evident on his debut album of works written over the last decade, due to be released on NMC Recordings this September. The intoxicating Lyra (2011) for cello and orchestra was described ‘as a richly allusive work of considerable scope and ambition’ by …

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Odaline_de_la_Martinez_09_reduced_to_2_Mb_1 copy‘The Crossing’ by Cuban-American composer Odaline de la Martinez is now available on Composers Edition. The piece, written for two voices, chorus and orchestra is the second part of the Slavery Trilogy and was commissioned by Tulane University with a grant from the Newcomb Institute in 2012. It was first performed by the Tulane, Xavier and …

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richardwhalley_danels-2On Sunday 24 July, the internationally acclaimed pianist Clare Hammond will give a recital at the Hay-on-Wye, Hereford with a programme including Bach, Adès or Beethoven as well as three of Richard Whalley‘s Five Preludes . As Richard says: “I think of the these preludes in the Debussian sense, in that each offers a glimpse of a distinct …

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73f2d1_293e7a94dffd441ea8f5d0f9af69bccdLooking Through Mirrors is now available on Composers Edition. ‘…mesmerising…’ The Times 1998 ‘Brilliant music imagination… a five-movement suite paying obvious homage to Ravel, but also Beethoven. Certainly difficult, nevertheless it is finely conceived for the instrument.’ Birmingham Post 1998 From the composer: ‘Bromsgrove Mixing Music commissioned the suite for Rolf Hind who gave the …

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A4512823aMonday, July 25, 2016 will see the world premiere of Michael Cryne‘s “Slipstream” performed by the London chamber orchestra Ruthless Jabiru as part of the Tempting Failure festival in London. ‘Slipstream’ was written for all-Australian String Orchestra Ruthless Jabiru as part of Sound and Music’s Portfolio Scheme. The piece is based on the sculpture created by Richard Wilson …

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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.

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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.

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