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Urtext Primo

The Urtext Primo series of the Wiener Urtext Edition closes the gap between the successful study of a piano method and additional piano lessons.

All together easy Ensemble! 2

Ideal material for beginner ensembles, be it for four, forty or four hundred players!

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)

We report with sadness the passing of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, who has died in New York aged 76.

Philippe Jordan on Arnold Schönberg

Philippe Jordan talks about the new edition of Arnold Schönberg's Chamber Symphony No. 1 in its 1914 orchestral version.

Something Musical under the Christmas Tree

Enjoy the Christmas season and spend a few cosy hours with loved ones. What better time to go into the musical toy box!


The internationally acclaimed flautist, Emmanuel Pahud, presents favourite repertoire from famous flautists.

Clair de Lune

Debussy's famous tone poem in a separate edition - includes the eponymous poem by Paul Verlaine.

Musikblätter 4 - the new UE newsletter

Here is the fourth issue of our Musikblätter magazine, with in-depth articles on Luciano Berio, Morton Feldman and Jay Schwartz.

36 More Modern Studies

More to play for solo saxophone at every level and in a variety of styles – complementing the well-known 20 Modern Studies.

Cello Debut - James Rae

For child-friendly solo or group learning with CD and with free download options for pupils and teachers!

Johannes Maria Staud: Music Award of the City of Vienna

The city of Vienna honours the composer, born in 1974 in Innsbruck, with the prize for music.

Wien Modern 2012

The UE is strongly represented at Wien Modern.

100 years Pierrot lunaire

100 years after its world première, Pierrot lunaire will be performed all over the world.

Francis Burt (1926–2012)

Francis Burt died on 3 October 2012 at the age of 86.

Pierre Boulez receives the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

On 4 October the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement will be awarded to Pierre Boulez during the 56th Biennale.

Solo Tango Solo Piano

Discover the whole world of Tango

Klangspuren: opening concert with Haas and Staud

On 13 September the Klangspuren opening concert in Schwaz features works of two UE composers, Georg Friedrich Haas and Johannes Maria Staud.

Jay Schwartz: Music for Voice and Piano

On 8 September Jay Schwartz’ new work Music for Voice and Piano will be presented in Frankfurt.

Franz Schreker: Der Schatzgräber in Amsterdam

The Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, is giving a new production of Franz Schreker's opera Der Schatzgräber (“The Treasure-Seeker“), directed by Ivo van Hove. Première is on 1 September 2012.

Haas: New work for orchestra

The new orchestral work “… e finisci già?” by Georg Friedrich Haas will receive its world première on 25 August at the Salzburg Festival. Titus Engel conducts the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.