sheet music

New Nottingham Performing Arts Library service launches

January 15 sees the official launch of the new Nottingham Performing Arts Library service which will encompass users from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as well as from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Discover Welsh Music through this new website

Discover Welsh Music is a new online resource developed by Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales whose mission is to support, develop and promote the creation, performance and empowering experience of music, both in and of Wales.

Get involved in Jonathan Dove's new piece

Jonathan Dove’s Arion and the Dolphin, written for Making Music members, has its premiere season 2015-6. Find out how to join in!

Battle of the Somme: show the film and play the score live

Always wanted to accompany a silent film? Show this restored documentary on the Battle of the Somme and provide a live soundtrack with the new score by Laura Rossi.

20% off sheet music for Carmina Burana and Arion and the Dolphin

Arion and the Dolphin is Jonathan Dove’s new choral piece commissioned by Making Music specifically for amateur vocal groups as a companion-piece to the reduced version of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. Performances of this new work will be reserved exclusively to Making Music members until 31 August 2016.

Free sheet music from British Composer Award winner Peter McGarr

We are delighted to offer members the opportunity to perform the music of British Composer Award winner Peter McGarr for free.

Up to 30% off selected sheet music hire from Josef Weinberger

Josef Weinberger Ltd are offering exclusive discounts on hire fees of several works for school and family concerts, and of orchestral works by Malcolm Williamson.

25% off selected sheet music hire from Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press are offering members exclusive discounts on hire fees of selected orchestral works from across its diverse catalogue.

How and where to source music

This guidance is aimed at providing all the information you need to act as your group's librarian - from sourcing music to dealing with copyright.

A step-by-step guide to commissioning new music

This guidance provides a step-by-step guide on how to commission new music. The guidelines are designed to help you choose a suitable composer for your group’s needs, negotiate the commissioning process, raise funds, market your piece successfully, and ensure future performances of your commission.