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The imposing and characterful viaduct that towers over the village of Knucklas in Powys was the model for Knucklas Arches, a new three-movement work for violoncello and piano by composer Robert Peate, which will receive its premiere at this year’s Presteigne Festival on 26th August 2017. Commissioned for the event with funding generously provided by Kevin …

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Leading contemporary opera company Music Theatre Wales has appointed Richard Baker as its Consultant Music Director from immediate effect. Richard Baker, who is a prominent figure on the British contemporary music scene, successful both as a conductor and composer, impressed the company and its audiences when he conducted the recent tour of Guto Puw’s Welsh-language opera Y Tŵr. He will …

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Composers Edition are thrilled to announce that Thomas Hyde is joining our expanding composer community. His catalogue at the CE includes a total of six works for the moment: pieces for solo instruments, chamber as well as choral works. “I am delighted to be joining Composers Edition and look forward to a look and fruitful …

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Richard Whalley will be performing the world premiere of his new piano piece, Kinderszenen on 8th August 2017 in l’Eglise Saint-Pierre-ès-Liens at Cissé, in the Poitou region of France. This performance forms part of the Concerts en nos Villages series, which runs alongside the ARAM-Poitou Summer Academy in late July / early August. He will also be …

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Charlotte Bray‘s second saxophone quartet, Voyage, will receive its world premiere on 29 July 2017 from 19:30 at the Nova Muzyka i Architektura festival in Torun, Poland. The piece was commissioned by the Nordic Saxophone Quartet who will also perform the work. Here’s Charlotte providing a brief account on the background of the piece: “Departing by …

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

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

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