Music Sales Group

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Music Sales Group
Private
Industry Music publishing
Headquarters Berners Street, London, United Kingdom
Area served
Worldwide
Key people

Robert Wise (Chairman and Managing Director)
Chris Butler

(Head of Publishing & Rights)
Website http://www.musicsales.com/

Music Sales Group is a global music publisher, with headquarters in Berners Street, London. In March 2017, Music Sales Group has acquired disco publisher Bleu Blanc Rouge from Belgian record producer and songwriter Jean Kluger.[1] In April 2018, Music Sales sold its physical and online print divisions, including Musicroom, to Milwaukee-based publisher Hal Leonard for $50 million. Hal Leonard will continue to distribute Music Sales' publishing catalogue worldwide.[2]

Music Sales' catalogue of music includes US rights to "The Twist" (as made famous by Chubby Checker).[3]

Novello & Co[edit]

Advertisement for Novello, Ewer & Co. circulating music library, London, 1890

Novello & Co is a London-based printed music publishing company specializing in classical music, particularly choral repertoire. It was founded in 1811 by Vincent Novello.[4]

Chester Music[edit]

Chester Music is a British publisher of printed music specializing in classical composition and educational music of the 20th and 21st centuries.[5]

Selected imprints[edit]

  • Acorn (pennywhistles)
  • Amsco Publications
  • Ariel Publications (classical guitar only)
  • Ashley Publications Inc.
  • Schuberth & Co., Inc.
  • Larrabee Publications
  • Lewis Music Publishing Co.
  • Heritage Publications, Inc.
  • Kammen Music Co.
  • Bosworth Music GmbH, Berlin
  • Carlanita Music Company LLC, founded after the death Carlos Chávez by his daughter, Ana Chávez Ortiz), G. Schirmer, selling agent
  • Chester Music Limited
  • E. J. Arnold & Son, Limited (recorder books)
  • G. Schirmer Inc. (subsidiary)
  • J. Curwen & Sons Limited London
  • Boston Music Company, founded in 1885 by Gustav Schirmer, Jr. (1864–1907)
  • Schirmer Trade Books

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