Something to Sing About: (Posted on 05/17/2007)
J.C. Carrillo, Inc. announced in May the company's new partnership with The Music Sales group.
The Music Sales Group is an international organisation. Based in London, it is active in many music-related fields and has offices worldwide. Principally Music Sales owns, manages and exploits over 200,000 music copyrights. It is also Europe’s largest printed music publisher, distributing products worldwide from centres in the UK, the USA, Australia, Japan and Europe.
The source of Music Sales’ copyright activities is the ownership of numerous international catalogues that include Campbell Connelly, The Sparta Florida Music Group, Bosworth & Co., Chester Music, Novello & Company, J. Curwen & Sons, G Schirmer, Edition Wilhelm Hansen and Unión Musical Ediciones (UME).
Music Sales also owns a chain of retail outlets in the UK supplying them and numerous independent music stores with a wide range of printed music and related music products such as tutors and musical accessories.
The group’s Omnibus Press imprint is a prestigious world leader in books about music, covering everything from Grand Opera to contemporary pop music.
The Group's US operation is multi-faceted, encompassing Music Sales Corporation's extensive pop music catalogue; classical publisher G. Schirmer, Inc.; the company's printed music publishing and book publishing divisions; as well as choral music publisher Shawnee Press, Inc.
Initial catalog mailing is in June. Fall 2007 New Release titles and selected backlist are already available for ordering on your Music Sales Order Form.