New Music is a series of specially commissioned pieces for choir or organ written by some of the most talented young composers around.
In every issue of Choir & Organ magazine, you'll find a profile of the composer providing an insight into the new work. Here on the New Music web page you'll find the score in PDF format ready to download to your printer.
Scores are licensed for six months' free use – you can print as many copies as you want – before the copyright reverts to the composer. After that date, copies must be ordered from the composer.
New Music brings cutting-edge yet approachable scores direct to your desktop. We hope that you'll be inspired to perform them as widely as possible. Why not download the latest score now?
In 2013, our choral works arise from our partnership with the BBC Singers. New Music features chosen items from a series of workshops held by the BBC Singers, together with interviews with the composers and feedback from the Singers. And here online you can download notes for conductors on preparing the pieces, and listen to the BBC Singers performing the work featured.
Editor - Choir & Organ
The BBC Singers
As a vital resource in the BBC's music output, the BBC Singers hold a unique position in British musical life. Performing everything from Byrd to Birtwistle, Tallis to Takemitsu, the versatility of this 24-voice ensemble is second to none.
The choir's unrivalled expertise in performing the latest contemporary scores has brought about creative relationships with some of the most important composers and conductors of the 20th and 21st centuries - including Poulenc, Britten and Boulez.
Paul Brough has conducted many of the UK's leading ensembles, including a seven-season partnership with the Hanover Band, of which he was Principal Conductor, 2007-10. In 2007, he was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music for "distinction in the music profession" and was appointed joint Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Singers in January 2011.
C&O May/June 2013
The Affects of the Butterfly
C&O March/April 2013
All Nature has a Feeling
C&O July/August 2012
In pace, in idipsum by Ed Rex
Ed Rex explains the structure of In pace, in idipsum
C&O November/December 2012
Seán Doherty: Blessed be that Maid Marie
Seán Doherty explains the structure of Blessed be that Maid Marie
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