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Zinfonia welcomes Carus-Verlag

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

newsCarus-Verlag of Stuttgart is the top address for vocal and choral music. Over the last 50 years Carus has built up a catalog of sheet music which is unique worldwide. The program of around 45,000 works, mainly vocal, reflects the development of five centuries of choral music, ranging from Gregorian chant, madrigals and motets of the Renaissance, to contemporary choral music, and works for jazz and pop choir. The most important oratorios, Masses and cantatas in the history of music are available in modern Urtext editions, orientated towards historically informed performance practice. Countless concerts, television, radio and CD productions use the scholarly-critical music editions from the Stuttgart specialist choral publisher.

To view Carus-Verlag works in Zinfonia, click here.

To visit the Carus-Verlag website, click here.

Zinfonia welcomes Donemus Publishing

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

newsBased in The Hague in the Netherlands, Donemus strives to be the nexus for contemporary classical music, taking relish in every opportunity to let its composers’ music be heard.

Donemus is renowned for the quality of its editions. This is not only due to the tireless effort and professionalism of our editorial staff. We can maintain this standard because we believe in reciprocity and transparency.

When we rent out our symphonic repertoire, there will be no hassle with sending hardcopies back and forth, sign offs or other outdated complexities. We have digitized our repertoire, making it easy to rent the editions you desire. But of course we are happy to oblige if your orchestra needs hardcopies. Whether digital files or hardcopies, you are allowed to keep the rented editions on permanent loan.

To view Donemus works in Zinfonia, click here.

To visit the Donemus website, click here.

Zinfonia welcomes Musica Baltica

Monday, October 9, 2023

newsMusica Baltica Ltd is the major publisher in Latvia for Latvian music (classical and contemporary) including Latvian choral music (sacred and secular), Latvian instrumental music, Latvian chamber music and Latvian orchestral music. They publish sheet music and music collections and promote over 60 contemporary composers from the Baltic States including Rihards Dubra, Andris Dzenitis, Arturs Maskats, Eriks Esenvalds, Peteris Plakidis making their works available to choirs, orchestras and ensembles throughout the world.

In Riga, the capital of Latvia, Musica Baltica has a shop at 39 K. Barona Street where you can buy Musica Baltica publications.

To view Musica Baltica works in Zinfonia, click here.

To visit the Musica Baltica website, click here.

Zinfonia Reimagined

Saturday, September 30, 2023

newsBig changes are coming to Zinfonia with a new modern (and mobile friendly) design to be released in the coming months.

To read more about the changes, visit the BTMI blog at btmi.au

Zinfonia 2022 Review

Sunday, January 8, 2023

newsDo you want to know who are the most popular composers and which titles were performed the most on Zinfonia?

Click here to see the Zinfonia 2022 Review.

UIC has Moved

Monday, November 28, 2022


The home of the Universal Instrumentation Code (UIC) has changed.

The UIC was created by Peter Grimshaw in 2014 to create a standard for the identification of instrumental parts that is not bound to any language or convention and can provide new ways to search and display the instrumental requirements of printed music.

The UIC is now available from this location: https://uic.btmi.au

Click here to read more information about the UIC and the new repository


Zinfonia welcomes Beyond Notes Music Publishing

Saturday, May 14, 2022

newsBeyond Notes Music Publishing aims to publish the works of selected composers who share a love of true music.

They are Currently publishing symphonic works for large orchestra, organ works, piano pieces and string quartets by composer Saeed Habibzadeh. Other works such as piano concertos, film music and musicals will follow.

Beyond Notes pay special attention to the content of the music, because true music always contains a special message. This message is the essence and meaning of music.

True music is the best and most beautiful means of communication for our soul and at the same time the best remedy for the soul. It touches us in our innermost being, creates images, gives joy and connects us with the whole world.

It is a journey of sounds into the world beyond the notes!

Click here to view Beyond Notes Music Publishing titles in Zinfonia

Click here to visit the Beyond Notes Music Publishing website

Universal Edition, scodo, and Zinfonia

Saturday, December 4, 2021

newsWith scodo, a new publishing tool, Universal Edition gives composers and arrangers around the world the opportunity to shape the future of music together. New composers and arrangers who publish their sheet music via scodo appear in Universal Edition’s catalogue alongside Gustav Mahler, Arnold Schönberg, Pierre Boulez, and Arvo Pärt.

With just a few clicks, a new work can be published via scodo at any time and can be obtained via the Universal Edition website immediately after publication. Universal Edition takes care of licensing, invoicing, and production, and can distribute all sheet music published via scodo digitally and printed to orchestras and musicians all over the world. All hire works published via scodo are now also listed on Zinfonia!

Click here to view scodo titles in Zinfonia

Click here to find out more about scodo

Zinfonia and Newzik work together to make it easier to order digital scores

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

newsNewzik is the leading sheet music reader solution tailored for large ensembles.

Through Newzik, music librarians can order digital scores on-demand for perusal, rental and purchase purposes to their music publishers.

The digital material can be viewed, marked, and shared from any device, legally and securely.

Moreover, when the rental expires, all markings are stored in the Newzik accounts so it can be retrieved next season.

It is now possible, directly via the Zinfonia platform, to order digital scores with Schott, Boosey & Hawkes, Carl Fischer/Theodore Presser and Faber Music.

For more information on how to benefit from this option, please view this tutorial video.

To learn more about Newzik for Ensembles, click here.

Zinfonia welcomes Edition Skellton

Saturday, May 1, 2021

newsEdition Skellton is a small music publishing company located in Vasastan in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden.

We are dedicated to give all musicians and conductors access to fine arrangements of works by Wagner, Liszt, Brahms, Grieg, Alban Berg, and Amy Beach, besides reductions for all kinds of ensembles and orchestras.

We also introduce new Scandinavian composers like, for example, Daniel Nelson, Pinja Nuñez, Torbjörn Helander, and David Björkman to curious audiences throughout the world.

Beyond this, we feel strongly about our Swedish legacy from masters like Wilhelm Stenhammar, Hugo Alfvén, and Ture Rangström.

Edition Skellton's editors and arrangers are all performing artists, comfortable to bring their own material to the stage or the orchestra pit.

Click here to view Edition Skellton titles in Zinfonia

Zinfonia welcomes Zen-On Music Company

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

newsFounded in 1931, Zen-On Music Co Ltd is one of the oldest and largest music publishers and distributors in Japan.

The publisher has wide range of catalog of Japanese contemporary works by Yasushi Akutagawa, Joe Hisaishi, Shin-ichiro Ikebe, Hitomi Kaneko, Akira Miyoshi, Tokuhide Niimi, Akira Nishimura, Kenji Sakai, Somei Satoh and more.

Click here to view ZEN-ON Music Company titles in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the ZEN-ON Music Company website.

OUP and B&H sign new global music hire and stage licensing agreement

Sunday, October 18, 2020

newsTwo of the world’s leading music publishers, Oxford University Press and Boosey & Hawkes, have signed an agreement for B&H to represent OUP music hire distribution and opera and ballet licensing globally. B&H will be responsible for these services in the UK with effect from 1 October 2020, with other countries to follow through 2021.

Click here for more information

Music Sales changes name to Wise Music Group

Monday, February 3, 2020

newsThe Music Sales Group, one of the world's leading independent music publishers, has renamed itself to Wise Music Group.

The Wise Music Group will continue to operate a flourishing global network with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo and Berlin comprising over 60 publishing houses, 30 imprints, 2 record labels, 2 digital music education companies, a book publisher, and a live concert & theatrical production company.

Click here to view all of the Wise Music Group imprints in Zinfonia

Zinfonia reaches important milestone

Sunday, January 26, 2020

newsZinfonia celebrated this week an important milestone as our number of users passed the landmark of 50,000 registrations. Zinfonia today hosts more than 135,000 titles by 10,500 composers from 250 imprints which are accessed in six languages by performers, librarians, publishers and scholars from 130 countries. The Zinfonia team of Peter Grimshaw, Ulrich Steffen Eck and Joanne Hayley would like to take this opportunity to thank our publisher and distributor partners for their support as we strive to ensure that Zinfonia remains the primary destination for published performance materials across the globe.

Zinfonia welcomes Absolute Music Services

Sunday, December 8, 2019

newsAbsolute Music Services is a UK-based company, providing orchestral scores and parts on hire throughout Europe and Worldwide. Their extensive orchestral hire library contains over 500 sets, and constitutes a vast collection of material for orchestral and choral pieces.

Alongside original editions they also have new orchestrations and reductions for differing ensemble sizes.

Their clients include professional orchestras, amateur orchestras, choral societies, and educational institutions.

Click here to view Absolute Music Services titles in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Absolute Music Services website.

Zinfonia welcomes Studio Orchestrations

Thursday, October 17, 2019

newsCombining over 35 years of experience at the highest levels of the music industry, Studio Orchestrations provide a professional, one-stop musical solution for concert, broadcast, film and record productions.

From off-beat classics and operatic favourites to light music, pops and more, our rental catalogue strives to provide the most dynamic musical content for your event.

With a relentless attention to detail in the production of scores and parts, Studio Orchestrations have earned the trust of a growing range of clients and artists, including the BBC and RTÉ, alongside every major orchestra in the UK and Ireland.

Click here to view Studio Orchestrations works in Zinfonia.

Click here to see what our clients have said about the materials they receive from our catalogue.

Click here to go to the Studio Orchestrations website.

Zinfonia en Español

Saturday, June 22, 2019

newsZinfonia ya está disponible en español. Puede ver esta traducción utilizando las opciones de selección de idioma en su sección Mi Cuenta

Zinfonia da las gracias a Jose Ferrer por su increíble trabajo y esperamos que disfrute usando esta nueva traducción.

First in Music

Monday, January 7, 2019

newsBreitkopf & Härtel, the oldest music publishing company in the world celebrates their 300th anniversary in 2019.

The Company was founded in 1719 in Leipzig by Bernhard Christoph Breitkopf as a small general print shop. The music publishing icon was created when Gottfried Christoph Härtel joined the company in 1795.

A gala concert with the hr-Sinfonieorchester conducted by Michał Nesterowicz at the Wiesbaden Kurhaus on January 26th, 2019 will celebrate this important milestone with a program that includes a new work by Christian Mason and the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performed by Vadim Gluzman.

Click here for more information about the event.

Zinfonia welcomes Stainer & Bell

Sunday, October 14, 2018

newsFounded in 1907, Stainer & Bell is an independent, family-run business, specialising in the publication of quality music and books. The catalogue includes choral, orchestral, vocal and instrumental music representing the highest achievement of British classical composers from the sixteenth century to the present day. Publishing of new composers continues alongside the renewal and updating of performing material for mainstream orchestral and choral works by Bridge, Butterworth, Delius, Elgar, Holst, Ireland, Gordon Jacob, Stanford and Vaughan Williams.

Click here to view Stainer & Bell’s Music works in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Stainer & Bell website

Zinfonia welcomes Musica Mundana

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

newsMusica Mundana was founded in 2013, with headquarters in Switzerland.

The focus of their publishing activity is work by contemporary composers and the so-called "classical modernity" with a distinct emphasis on the works of Swiss composers. Their catalogue represents titles by Boudewijn Cox, Jacqueline Fontyn, Klaus K. Hübler, Jan Jirásek, and Rudolf Kelterborn - just to name a few.

In addition, Musica Mundana also publishes new editions, mostly stage works, but also re-discoveries of music of the 19th century.

Since mid-2014 Musica mundana has represented worldwide the catalogs of Tre Media, Edition Modern, Top Music, Cesky Rohzlas and is the exclusive representative of all classical catalogs by Universal Music, of Poland, and the Czech Republic.

Click here to view Musica Mundana’s Music works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Breitkopf & Härtel

Thursday, October 5, 2017

newsBreitkopf & Härtel, founded in 1719, is the oldest music publishing company in the world. Already dealing with leading composers in the 18th century, the publishing house continues this tradition today. Today, in the 21st century, the house stands for one of the largest music-publishing programs stocking standard-setting music editions for practical musical requirements.

Breitkopf & Härtel maintains an extensive rental library of concert and stage works including works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Tschaikowsky, Wagner, Sibelius, Zender, Lachenmann and more.

Click here to view Breitkopf & Härtel’s Music works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Bärenreiter · Alkor-Edition

Sunday, September 17, 2017

newsBärenreiter · Alkor-Edition Agentur für Bühne und Orchester is one of the world's most distinguished and recognisable publishers and distributors of classical music. They have a rich catalogue of major works for stage and orchestra by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Lully, Rameau, Telemann, Händel, Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Smetana, Berlioz, Fauré, Saint-Saens, Bruckner, Janáček, and Tchaikovsky.

The repertoire has been expanded in recent times with new scholarly critical editions of French 19th century operas as Werther, Samson et Delilah, La Juive, Hamlet, Faust, L’Etoile, Les Pêcheurs de perles, and La Belle Hélène, just to name the most prominent ones.

Click here to view works published by Bärenreiter · Alkor-Edition in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Bärenreiter · Alkor-Edition website

Zinfonia welcomes Janen Music

Monday, August 14, 2017

newsJanen Music specializes in innovative holiday pops for the contemporary orchestra. In business for over a decade, the catalog ranges from bold, cinematic Christmas arrangements of traditional favorites to film scores to new orchestral world music.

Click here to view Janen Music works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag

Sunday, April 2, 2017

newsFriedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag, founded 1807 in Leipzig, is one of the oldest music publishers worldwide.

Having been family owned from the very beginning, the publisher is present in nearly every domain of musical life through its extensive catalogue of orchestral, choral and ensemble repertoire and pedagogical literature.

The hire catalogue features works from Baroque, Classic, and Romantic periods by such composers as Johann Gottfried Stölzel, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach or Carl Maria von Weber together with music of our time, exclusively published by Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag.

The orchestral music program includes repertoire works from Classical concert literature for double bass, bassoon or trombone and tuba, right up to contemporary compositions. The catalogue grows continuously in all genres.

Click here to view Friedrich Hofmeister works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes A-R Editions

Saturday, March 11, 2017

newsSince its beginning in 1962, A-R Editions has become internationally recognized for their expertise in publishing modern, well-edited editions of outstanding historical music. Their strength is in bringing forward from the past works by composers who are not as well-known as Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart but who had the talent and drive to make significant contributions to the development of Western music.

The rental catalog includes more than 200 works by over 100 composers from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras, along with some from the first half of the 20th century. Most of these works are only available in modern editions from A-R Editions.

The most popular rental titles include Francesco Cavalli: La Calisto, Jean Gilles: Requiem, Johann Kuhnau: Magnificat, Florence Price: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3, Antonio Salieri: Masses in D Major and D Minor, and Charles-Marie Widor, Symphonie pour orgue et orchestre, opus 42[bis].

Other composers featured in the catalog include J.C.F. Bach, Amy Beach, Heinrich Biber, George Bristow, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Leopold Damrosch, Niels Gade, Thomas Lindley Jr., Hamish MacCunn, Benedetto Marcello, John Knowles Paine, Anton Reicha, Alessandro Scarlatti, Alice Mary Smith, Charles Stanford, Franz Süssmayr, J.B. Vanhal, and Leo Zeitlin.

Click here to view titles published by A-R Editions in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the A-R Editions Website

Zinfonia welcomes Carl Fischer Music

Monday, November 14, 2016

newsFounded in 1872, Carl Fischer Music is a leader in music publishing, with an extensive and diverse catalog of music, musical literature, and pedagogy from premiere composers of the past and present. For over 140 years Carl Fischer Music has maintained a deep commitment to sharing traditional and contemporary music with the world. Carl Fischer Music maintains an extensive rental library of concert and stage works that includes works by celebrated composers David Masklanka, Ricky Ian Gordon, Martin Bresnick, Samuel Jones, Michael Colgrass, Paul Lansky, Lukas Foss, William Grant Still, Howard Hanson, Ernest Bloch, Henry Brant, Peter Mennin, Elie Siegmeister, Norman Dello Joio and more.

The Carl Fischer Rental catalog is distributed by Theodore Presser Company.

Click here to view titles represented by Carl Fischer Music in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Theodore Presser Company

Sunday, November 13, 2016

newsSince 1883, Theodore Presser Company has remained dedicated to carrying out the aims and goals established by its founder: service, with integrity, to music and musicians, commitment to quality, and a vision for the future. A celebrated leader in American symphonic and recital music, Theodore Presser Company is a full-range publisher and distributor of sales and rental catalogs, representing the catalogs of more than 70 American and foreign affiliated publishers.

Theodore Presser Company offers an extensive and diverse collection of symphonic, band, operatic, vocal and chamber works. Contemporary repertoire features the music of prominent composers including Charles Ives, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Henry Brant, P.D.Q. Bach and Peter Schickele, Lowell Liebermann, Chen Yi, Thomas Pasatieri, Ricky Ian Gordon, Samuel Adler, Steven Stucky, William Schuman, Leopold Stokowski, George Rochberg, Vincent Persichetti, Shulamit Ran, James Matheson, Hugo Weisgall and many more.

Click here to view titles represented by Theodore Presser Company in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Norsk Musikforlag A/S

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

newsNorsk Musikforlag A/S, one of Scandinavia’s leading independent sheet music publishers, based in Oslo, Norway was founded on 1 January 1909 and today boasts a catalogue of approximately 16,000 printed editions; with subsidiaries the total number is some 20,000. In addition to offering music by Norway’s leading composers for over a century (examples being: Ole Bull, Hjalmar Borgström, Johan Halvorsen, David Monrad-Johansen, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Egil Hovland and Knut Nystedt) the Norsk Musikforlag catalogue today includes works by an increasing number of internationally renowned composers from abroad (Sally Beamish, Wim Henderickx, Emmanuel Séjourné and more). Norsk Musikforlag A/S publishes sheet music for a wide variety of instruments, as well as teaching material and music books.

Norsk Musikforlag is also distributing the orchestral material for Lyche Musikforlag (Edvard Grieg, Klaus Egge, Fartein Valen, Eivind Groven, Knut Nystedt, Egil Hovland and more), and Musikk-Husets Forlag (Harald Sæverud, Trygve Madsen, Edvard Fliflet Bræin, Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, and more)

Click here to view titles published by Norsk Musikforlag A/S

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Zinfonia welcomes Ondine Press

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

newsFounded in 2013, Ondine Press is the exclusive publisher of arrangements and transcriptions by multifaceted conductor, pianist, and musical entrepreneur Yoon Jae Lee. Among the works included in the catalog are several Mahler symphonies, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, the entire Nutcracker ballet for 13 instruments, Mendelssohn's Octet for full orchestra and suite compilations from the operas The Queen of Spades and Boris Godunov.

Musicians, critics, and audiences have praised Yoon Jae Lee's arrangements and transcriptions. His orchestral transcription of Mendelssohn’s Octet “Incorporated winds and brass...intelligently”, claimed David Patrick Stearns of the Philadelphia Inquirer when performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The New York Times described his chamber version of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony as “Illuminating...with solos leaping out in unusually bold detail.” Yoon Jae Lee is currently engaged in “The Mahler Chamber Project” to arrange all the symphonies and Das Lied von der Erde for chamber orchestra and is projected to be completed by 2020.

Scores and select performance materials are available for digital download at http://ondinepress.musicaneo.com.

Click here to view titles published by Ondine Press on Zinfonia

Zinfonia welcomes the Canadian Music Centre

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

newsThe Canadian Music Centre (CMC) exists to stimulate the awareness, appreciation and performance of Canadian new music by making the music of its Associate Composers available through the Centre's collection, information resources, and production and distribution services.

Click here to view titles represented by the Canadian Music Centre on Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo

Sunday, August 2, 2015

newsEdiciones Joaquín Rodrigo, founded in 1989, publishes and distributes the works of Joaquín Rodrigo, alone or in collaboration with other publishers, supplies orchestra rental material, grants licences, and works to safeguard the moral rights of Rodrigo¹s entire production. The company, exclusively dedicated to protect and give impulse to the musical legacy of the composer, received In 1999 and again in 2006 the Music Prize for the Best Publisher of Classical Music.

Click here to view titles published by Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo

Click here to go to the Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo website

Zinfonia welcomes Subito Music Corporation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

newsWith over 20 years of professional service, Subito Music Corporation (SMC) is widely recognized as a leader in the concert music publishing industry with a reputation for publishing, producing, and distributing the finest quality music with state-of-the-art service. SMC provides a wide range of production and distribution services for both composers and publishers, including engraving, printing, rental, sales, and copyright administration.

Subito Music publishes a select roster of world-class, prize-winning composers including Michael Abels, Kenneth Frazelle, Nancy Galbraith, Susan Kander, James Lee III, Dan Locklair, Steven Mercurio, Paul Moravec, Leanna Primiani, Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), Roberto Sierra, and Judith Lang Zaimont.

Click here to view titles published by Subito Music Corporation

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Zinfonia welcomes JoAnn Kane Music Library

Sunday, June 21, 2015

newsFor almost 30 years JoAnn Kane Music Library has had relationships with many top composers and film production companies. From these relationships they are able to bring rental material from some of the world’s most beloved composers and films. Composers like: Alexandre Desplat, Jerry Goldsmith, Marvin Hamlisch, Bernard Herrmann, James Horner, James Newton Howard, Henry Mancini, Ennio Morricone, Alfred Newman, Alex North, John Powell, and Alan Silvestri.

Concert performances of film music, whether performed by the great symphony orchestras of the world in grand concert halls, or by a volunteer group in a high school auditorium, are very popular with today’s concert audiences. JoAnn Kane Music Library is constantly acquiring new film suites. Continue to check back for new listings.

Click here to view titles from the JoAnn Kane Music Library

Click here to go to the JoAnn Kane Music Library website

Zinfonia welcomes Schott Music

Friday, May 29, 2015

newsSchott Music is one of the world's leading music publishers with subsidiaries in ten countries. Family-owned since 1770, the company, including the largest music distribution centre in Europe, offers products and services covering all aspects of music. The product range of Schott Music, comprising performance and teaching literature, urtext editions, concert and opera literature, study scores, complete editions, books on music, specialist magazines, audio recordings, E-Books and Apps, influences all areas of musical life. One of the focal points of the publishing programme of Schott Music is the publication of works by contemporary composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Renowned composers such as Carl Orff, Igor Stravinsky, Michael Tippett, Paul Hindemith, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, György Ligeti, Hans Werner Henze and Krzysztof Penderecki entrusted Schott with the publication of their works. Today as before, Schott Music seeks to support and promote young composers throughout the world as part of its cultural mandate, such as Jörg Widmann, Thierry Pécou, Chaya Czernowin, Toshio Hosokawa, Fazil Say, and Andrew Norman.

Click here to view works published by Schott Music in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Gehrmans Musikförlag

Monday, May 18, 2015

newsGehrmans Musikförlag was founded in 1893 by Carl Gehrman and is today one of the leading music publishers in Scandinavia.

The catalogue includes works by well known Swedish composers such as Lars-Erik Larsson, Hugo Alfvén and Dag Wirén.

Gehrmans has during the years established partnership with such prominent composers as Erland von Koch, Daniel Börtz, Hans Eklund, Fredrik Högberg, Maurice Karkoff, Nils Lindberg, Rolf Martinsson and Albert Schnelzer. When Nordiska Musikförlaget and Warner/Chappell Music Scandinavia Serious Music Catalogues was acquired, the publisher welcomed Allan Pettersson, Eduard Tubin, Ingvar Lidholm, Sven-David Sandström and Anders Eliasson among others to the publishing house. Apart from orchestral music, Gehrmans Musikförlag has a strong catalogue of choral music as well as pedagogical materials.

Click here to view works published by Gehrmans in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Robert Lienau and Musikverlag Zimmermann

Monday, May 4, 2015

newsThe world reputation of the publisher Robert Lienau (formerly Schlesinger), founded in Berlin in 1810, is based on composers like Carl Maria von Weber with his operas and Jean Sibelius, including his major Violin Concerto. 20th and 21st century works by such composers as Paul Juon, Hans Chemin-Petit, Josef Matthias Hauer, Ruth Zechlin and Graham Waterhouse have since shaped the Lienau catalogue. Most recently, the catalogue has been enhanced by the addition of compositions by Wilhelm Petersen.

The immensely popular music publishing company Zimmermann, founded in St. Petersburg in 1876 published Russian masterpieces by Balakirev, Liapounov and Nicolas Medtner. From the 1920s Zimmermann (now located in Germany) focussed on symphonic light music with works by such composers as Theodor Blumer, Willy Czernik and Fried Walter. In the 1970s significant composers of contemporary music were added like Masaaki Hayakawa, Maki Ishii, F.E. Spannheimer and K.H. Stahmer.

Click here to view works published by Robert Lienau in Zinfonia

Click here to view works published by Musikverlag Zimmerman in Zinfonia

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Archive your Orders

Thursday, December 18, 2014

newsThere is a new option for Zinfonia users and publishers to assist in the management of long lists of orders. By clicking the archive icon located on the right-hand side of the screen in the My Orders section of Zinfonia, you can set or remove the archive status of completed orders. When archived, orders are only displayed when the Show Archive search option is checked.

Unread messages are always displayed, even if the order has been archived.

Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Library for Europe

Monday, September 1, 2014

newsThe Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Library, containing concert excerpts from some of the world's most popular stage and film musicals, including The Sound Of Music, Oklahoma! and The King and I, is now available to Zinfonia users in Europe.

Click here to view the Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Library works in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Rogers and Hammerstein website

Making Zinfonia Easier

Saturday, March 1, 2014

newsToday Zinfonia launched a new and improved ordering process which should make it significantly easier for users to enter the required information to request materials from your local distributor.

We have created a few videos (in English only at the moment) to demonstrate the new features and to help you get the most out of Zinfonia. These are available by clicking here : http://www.youtube.com/user/zinadmin

There are more changes to come which will further improve the service, but as always we welcome your comments and suggestions to make Zinfonia work better for you.

Zinfonia welcomes Éditions Alphonse Leduc

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

newsZinfonia welcomes the addition of the prestigious French music publishing houses Éditions Alphonse Leduc, Éditions Hamelle and Éditions Heugel which are new members of the international family of music publishers that comprises The Music Sales Group.

Founded in 1841 Éditions Alphonse Leduc became a family business that started by specialising in piano tutors then expanded to acquire operatic works by Rossini, Bellini, Weber and Meyerbeer, as well as pieces by Clémenti, Hummel, Weber and Onslow. Later the acquisition of Éditions Hamelle added works by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, d'Indy, Vierne and Widor. When Éditions Heugel was absorbed in the 1980s it brought with it Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Delibes’ Coppélia, but also the important catalogue of operas created by Georges Hartmann, featuring works by composers such as Franck and Lalo, and the very significant operatic output of Massenet.

Please note: These catalogues are currently only visible in selected territories.

Click here to view works published by Éditions Alphonse Leduc
Click here to view works published by Éditions Hamelle
Click here to view works published by Éditions Heugel
Click here to visit the Music Sales Classical Website

Zinfonia welcomes Universal Edition

Thursday, October 10, 2013

newsUniversal Edition has been dedicated to contemporary music since 1901 and has published composers from Mahler, Schönberg, Berg, Webern, Bartók and Weill up to Berio, Boulez, Stockhausen, Pärt, Rihm, Haas and Cerha.

Click here to view Universal Edition works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Counterpoint Music Library

Sunday, June 30, 2013

newsCounterpoint Music Library Services is a small music publisher and orchestral-sheet-music rental service, based in Toronto, Canada, with a focus on classical music. We represent for the territory of Canada a number of international publishers promoting and making their music available through our rental service to Canadian performance organizations from amateur to professional. We also publish works by the best of Canada's classical composers, promoting and making their music available to performers worldwide.

We provide excellent customer service, are happy to make repertoire suggestions and provide perusal scores and recordings. We encourage you to explore our website to discover new composers and music that you will want to perform, as well as music you know and love.

Click here to view Counterpoint Music Library works in Zinfonia

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Zinfonia welcomes Alfred Music Publishing

Friday, October 26, 2012

newsAlfred Music Publishing represents a rich variety of works drawn from a number of distinguished catalogues with an emphasis on popular music from film and the stage.

This includes
  • Selections from important film composers such as Danny Elfman (Batman Suites), Erich Korngold (The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Captain Blood), Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings Symphony), Alan Silvestri (The Polar Express), Max Steiner (Gone with the Wind Suite), Dimitri Tiomkin (Suite from High and the Mighty) John Williams (selections from Harry Potter, Empire of the Sun), and Hans Zimmer (selections from Inception, and Sherlock Holmes).
  • Selections from classic musicals such as Stephen Flaherty’s Ragtime, Kander and Ebb’s Chicago, Lerner/Loewe’s Camelot, Gigi, My Fair Lady, and Paint Your Wagon.
  • Operas and operettas from Howard Hanson (Merry Mount), Gian-Carlo Menotti (The Old Maid and the Thief), Sigmund Romberg (The Desert Song).
  • Selections from prominent 20th century composers such as Arnold Bax, David Fanshawe, Astor Piazzolla, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.
  • One of the best selections of Christmas works of any library including Robert Shaw and Robert Russell Bennett’s The Many Moods of Christmas, and available is an ever growing catalog of high-quality arrangements from prominent composer, Gary Fry.
Click here to view Alfred Music Publishing works in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Alfred Rental Library website

Zinfonia welcomes Oxford University Press

Sunday, June 3, 2012

newsOxford University Press has been publishing high quality titles for over 530 years. The Music Department opened its Music Hire Library in Oxford in 1923 and this now contains thousands of individual titles including popular works by William Walton, Vaughan Williams and John Rutter. They have especially strong representation in twentieth-century British music, new and classic choral works, opera choruses, and they also publish the largest collection of Christmas carol orchestrations in the world.

Click here to view Oxford University Press works in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Oxford University Press website

Czy mówią Państwo po polsku?

Thursday, February 23, 2012

newsZinfonia is pleased to announce the availability of a Polish translation of the site commissioned by PWM Edition and translated by Elżbieta Staude. Zinfonia is now available in five languages (English, German, French, Italian and Polish) with more translations planned for the future. Existing users can select the language of choice in the My Account section of Zinfonia and new users can use the language selection options on the main screen.

Zinfonia welcomes Fennica Gehrman

Saturday, December 10, 2011

newsFennica Gehrman is the leading publisher of classical and contemporary music in Finland and the owner of the valuable Finnish musical treasure consisting of ca 12000 titles previously owned by Edition Fazer and Warner/Chappell Music Finland.

They have established partnerships with such leading composers as Einojuhani Rautavaara, Kalevi Aho, Kimmo Hakola, Mikko Heiniö and Olli Kortekangas, and their catalogue also includes gems by Jean Sibelius, Uuno Klami and others. Apart from orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal music they also publish pedagogical materials, e.g. books for the famous Colourstrings method.

Click here to view works by Fennica Gehrman in Zinfonia

Click here to go to the Fennica Gehrman Website

Scheduled Maintenance

Sunday, September 25, 2011

newsPlease note that there may be disruptions to Zinfonia’s services every Sunday between the hours of 03:00 and 05:00 GMT to allow us to perform system maintenance.

To view the dates and times of the next scheduled maintenance window in your time zone, please click here

Open for Business

Friday, July 1, 2011

newsWe are very pleased to announce that Zinfonia.com is now ready to accept hire/rental orders for more than 40,000 titles from some of the world’s most distinguished publishing houses including: Boosey & Hawkes, Bote & Bock, Peters, Ricordi, Durand, Eschig, Salabert, AMP, Wilhelm Hansen, Chester Music and Novello.

Distribution networks continue to be established in some countries and so if your request is not sent directly to the local agent, request will be forwarded on by the original publisher. New composers, titles and publishers are being added daily, so please check back often or let us know if a work you seek is not currently listed.

Over the next few months we will be creating tutorials to help you get the most from Zinfonia. Your feedback is welcome and you can click here to let us know how we are doing.

Ready for business on July 1st

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

newsWe are working hard to get everything ready to start receiving your orders by July 1st, 2011.

This includes the ongoing testing of our service, complete title listings from our publishing partners, all available translations and the configuration of the distribution networks.

You are free to register, search and even place orders through Zinfonia now and you can be assured your requests will be forwarded to the publisher or distributor.

If you experience any problems or have a suggestion to improve the service, please click here to contact us.

Zinfonia at MOLA London 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

newsPeter Grimshaw will be making a brief presentation about Zinfonia to delegates of the 2011 29th Annual Conference of the Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association at 2.30pm May 15th in the Henry Wood Hall, London United Kingdom.

Zinfonia Launched Today

Friday, April 8, 2011

newsZinfonia was launched today at the Frankfurt Musikmesse by Peter Grimshaw of BTM Innovation and his partners from Boosey & Hawkes, Edition Peters Group, The Music Sales Group and Universal Music Publishing Classical.

At launch time some 40,000 titles and 4,000 composers were available from the 40 publishers represented on the system.

Although Zinfonia is fully operational, it will be a few more months before the German, French and Italian translations are complete and all of catalogues represented by Zinfonia are ready.

We expect to have everything finalised by the end of May by which time the service will be promoted internationally.

Zinfonia to be Launched at MusikMesse 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

newsZinfonia will be launched on Thursday, April 7 at the Frankfurt MusikMesse. The launch will be followed by a more technical session explaining in detail how the Zinfonia system works. If you are interested in attending, please contact Peter Grimshaw at admin@zinfonia.com for more information.

Under Construction

Saturday, January 1, 2011

newsThe Zinfonia website is currently being under construction. For this reason we apologise if selections are unavailable or do not work. Keep an eye on the news section for more information about the launch in 2011.

Zinfonia in the Cloud

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

newsThe Zinfonia system recently moved its resources into the “Cloud” to take advantage of all that this new technological concept has to offer. Cloud Computing promises many advantages to all of Zinfonia’s users including a more efficient service with high availability even under peak loads.

Zinfonia at Frankfurt 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010

newsPeter Grimshaw from BTM Innovation will be attending the Frankfurt Musikmessse and available for meetings to discuss Zinfonia on Thursday March 25th and Friday March 26th. A meeting of existing stakeholders is also scheduled to occur during the fair.

Please contact me at info@zinfonia.com to arrange an appointment.

Zinfonia is Born

Saturday, April 4, 2009

newsA meeting at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2009 hosted by Peter Grimshaw of BTM Innovation with representatives from some of the leading publishers of classical music agreed to collaborate on a new enterprise called Zinfonia. The main goal of the Zinfonia program is to create a website that combines the catalogues of all member publishers into a single searchable online catalogue. Not only will Zinfonia provide a valuable resource for classical music research, but it aims also to simplify the process of hiring or buying performance material by directing requests to the appropriate agent or website based on the country of origin.

Zinfonia is planned to be launched in 2010.
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