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Re: The Music Publishers' Thread

Postby timgill » Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:05 am

Dear All,

I’m pleased to tell you that Kapustin’s publishers, A-RAM, have said that they will be releasing a significant number of hitherto unpublished or out-of-print piano works during the next 12-18 months.

They’re going to send me full details of these forthcoming publications by the end of this month; I’ll post it here as soon I get it.

I’m also pleased to tell you that they have updated their current catalogue of Kapustin’s compositions. You can find all the details here https://www.tutti.co.uk/l/kapustin?gcli ... 7QodMsAJjw then click on one of the orange boxes

You can also find out more about Kapustin under “Featured sheet music” on the right side of each page.

If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Cheers, Tim
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Re: The Music Publishers' Thread

Postby timgill » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:06 am

Following my recent email about A-RAM’s publishing programme (see above), there is some confusion about the involvement of Schott with Kapustin. I’d like to clarify the situation.

Schott signed a publishing agreement with Kapustin in 2014, even though he had made an agreement with A-RAM eleven years before that.

Many of Kapustin’s works are now published by Schott, of which many have previously been available for a number of years from A-RAM, as you might know.

Because of the above, we have repeatedly asked Schott to stop publishing Kapustin’s music. Schott has not complied with this request.

In addition to this, Schott has also:
1. Led its customers to believe that it has “taken over” the publication of Kapustin’s works
2. Claimed that its editions are the “authorized” versions, and that the A-RAM editions should no longer be purchased
3. Used textual matter lifted, copied, paraphrased and adapted from the A-RAM editions
4. Most damagingly, stated that A-RAM has not paid the composer any royalties. We would like to make particularly clear, and public, that it has actually paid Nikolai Kapustin tens of thousands of pounds in royalties.

I apologise if the above seems complicated but I have related all the facts, as given to me by the publishers. Thank you for your understanding.

I will be happy to answer any questions until whenever the matter should become sub judice.

Best wishes

Tim


A-RAM MOSCOW : NIKOLAI KAPUSTIN PUBLISHING PROGRAMME 2017-2020

All works are for piano solo unless stated otherwise

November - December 2017

Piano Concerto No 2 op 14, piano + string orchestra + band **
Minuet op 21, band *
Daybreak (Sunrise) op 26
Motive Force op 45
Big Band Sounds op 46

January - March 2018

Enigma op 23, band *
Concert Rhapsody op 25, piano + string orchestra + band **
Contemplation (Meditation) op 47
Andante op 58
Berceuse op 65

April - June 2018

Two-Movement Concerto op 30, band + orchestra (without brass) **
Piano Concerto No 6 op 74, piano + band **
Three Etudes op 67
Humoresque op 75
Paraphrase on a Theme by Paul Dvoyrin op 108


July - September 2018

Gingerbread Man op 111
The End of the Rainbow op 112
Wheel of Fortune op 113
No Stop Signs op 114
Fantasia op 115


October - December 2018

Spice Island op 117
Paraphrase on Ary Barroso’s “Aquarela do Brasil” op 118
Paraphrase on Kenny Dorham’s “Blue Bossa” op 123
Introduction & Rondo op 128
Viola Sonata op 69, viola + piano

January - March 2019

Capriccio op 71
Theme & Variations op 80
Impromptu op 83
Seven Polyphonic Pieces for the Left Hand op 87
Divertissement op 91, 2 flutes + cello + piano

Thereafter in 2019, in no particular order:

Two-Movement Concerto op 20, piano duet
Piano Concerto No 3 op 48, 2 pianos
Cello Sonata No 1 op 63, cello + piano
Piano Concerto No 5 op 72, 2 pianos
Piano Concerto No 6 op 74, 2 pianos
Intrada & Finale op 79, flute + oboe + viola + piano + double bass + drums
Cello Sonata No 2 op 84, cello + piano
Introduction & Scherzino op 93, cello solo
Ballad op 94
Scherzo op 95
Suite op 106, viola + alto sax + double bass + piano

Then in 2020, in no particular order:

Piano Sonatas Nos 13-20 opp 110/120/127/131/134/135/143/144
Rondoletto op 116
Nothing to Lose op 119
Vanity of Vanities op 121
Two Etude-Like Trinkets op 122
Suite op 124
Countermove op 130 (dedicated to Marc-Andre Hamelin)
Good Intention op 137
Sleight of Hand op 138
Holy Cow op 139
Freeway op 140

*published as a custom print full score on sale
**published as a custom print full score on sale; performance material to be available on rental at a later date
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