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Online Scores: over 1000 now on website

(April 2014)

Boosey & Hawkes's digitised library has passed the landmark of 1000 online scores, freely available to conductors, students and the public.

Launched in 2011, the Boosey & Hawkes Online Scores library provides instant and free access to any user that registers on the website. Visitors are able to flip through scores of their favourite works and explore new repertoire via fully accessible web-based software - there is no need to download a programme or app. The vast catalogue is browsable, with filters to narrow by composer or genre, and users can list their recently viewed scores and bookmark favourite pages.


The Boosey & Hawkes catalogue features many of the most celebrated modern masters including Bartók, Bernstein, Britten, Copland, and Stravinsky, as well as leading contemporary figures such as John Adams, Louis Andriessen, Harrison Birtwistle, Elliott Carter, Unsuk Chin, Osvaldo Golijov, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich and Mark-Anthony Turnage. You can also explore music by the emerging generation of composers including Michel van der Aa, Enrico Chapela, Anna Clyne, Brett Dean, Sean Shepherd and Mark Simpson.

Online scores of the latest new works include:

John Adams: Saxophone Concerto
Louis Andriessen: Tapdance
Harrison Birtwistle: The Moth Requiem
Unsuk Chin: Clarinet Concerto
Brett Dean: The Last Days of Socrates
Detlev Glanert: Frenesia
Peter Maxwell Davies: Concert Overture: Ebb of Winter
Steve Reich: Radio Rewrite
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Speranza

and classic repertoire recently added includes:

Leonard Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue & Riffs
Benjamin Britten: Ballad of Heroes
Aaron Copland: Rodeo
Gerald Finzi: Dies natalis
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No.2
Igor Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress

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