Fand Music Press Wins Music Publishing Company of the Year

Posted: 1st March 2024 15:37

Winner in the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2023/24

Representing more than 40 composers, authors, and recording artists, Fand Music Press publishes high quality sheet music, CDs, and books. The Petersfield-based publisher’s sought-after works are focused on accessible 20th century and contemporary classical composers, with fine, first editions amongst its specialties. Fand Music Press’ impressive portfolio of works has been consistently praised since the publisher’s inception in the mid-1980’s, with industry-leading media outlets such as International Piano, Musical Opinion, and BBC Music Magazine describing the catalogue of works as lovingly-produced, imaginative, and colourful.
The company’s name is inspired by The Garden of Fand, a magical orchestral tone poem created by Sir Arnold Bax, a prolific composer, poet, and author during the first half of the 20th century, whose compositions were at the heart of the company’s earliest published works. Quality sheet music is amongst the core of Fand Music Press’ collection, and comprises a wide range of genres from piano solos to orchestral works, alongside a stunning range of chamber and vocal music. The company’s published books are dominated by short stories and poems by talented composers and authors. Alongside sharing a collection of works by quality composers of the 20th century such as Sir Arnold Bax, Carey Blyton, and E J Moeran, the Fand Music Press collection is regularly added to by today’s talented artists. Browsing through its online platform, fans will find recordings and sheet music released by composers and musicians such as John Mitchell, Adrian Williams, and Peter Thompson amongst many others.
The judging panel was particularly impressed by the quality of the publisher’s platform, which enables this popular strand of British music to be shared with enthusiasts across the globe. Fand Music Press represents more than 40 composers, authors, and recording artists and regularly updates its collection with a blend of historic compositions and latest releases. For classical music lovers, the company’s platform makes it easy to explore the sheet music, recordings, and books that Fand Music Press offers in its impressive catalogue, with descriptions of each contributor and samples of each work ready to browse before purchasing.