Composers Edition

rethinking
contemporary classical
music publishing

On Friday 18th January 2019 The Laefer Quartet premieres Michael Cryne’s Frost Flower for saxophone quartet, a commission by the Park Lane Group especially for the ensemble. Cryne took inspiration from nature for this new work, reflecting on the impact of humans on the planet, and how fragile and valuable the natural world is: A Frost Flower is …

more...

Patrick NunnWe’re very happy to announce that award-winning composer Patrick Nunn has joined Composers Edition. Frequently combining acoustic instruments with electronics, Nunn’s music often has a visceral affect on both audiences and musicians and has been described in the press as “intoxicating”, “enchanting” and “incredibly fascinating”. For Nunn inspiration arises from all sorts of sources from …

more...

Quator Danel Photo: Marco BorggreveAs the more than decade-long relationship between Richard Whalley and Quatuor Danel bears new fruit with a major new quartet, Composers Edition’s Dan Goren talks with Richard and violist Vlad Bogdanas to find out more. DG: Richard – Great to see you returning to the string quartet with Mantle Plume. Looking at the score I …

more...

Ed BennettComposers Edition is delighted with the news of Ed Bennett receiving the Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Ed Bennett is among the four artists (two writers, a composer and a playwright) who have each been presented with the prestigious award ‘in recognition of the contribution each of the artists …

more...

Last October, Joe Cutler talked to Composers Edition about the NMC Recordings release of his CD Elsewhereness. The album was then selected as ALLMUSIC Editor’s choice November 2018 and has been receiving very positive reviews. All but two of the works recorded in Elsewhereness are published by Composers Editions and are available for purchase. ‘Suffused with an …

more...

More News

New Works

About Composers Edition

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.

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.

* UK orders.  Overseas orders will need to be placed earlier.