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A new Head of Publishing at Music Sales Ltd

A new Head of Publishing at Music Sales Ltd

Chris April 8, 2011 0

Music Sales COO Chris Butler has been appointed as the company’s worldwide head of publishing. In his new role, Butler will take charge of Music Sales’ catalogues from the company’s 10 international offices across

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The Elgar £20 note no longer legal tender

The Elgar £20 note no longer legal tender

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Twenty pound notes featuring Sir Edward Elgar are no longer legal tender, as of today. All notes will need to be exchanged at the bank for the (already in circulation) version featuring Adam Smith, the 18th century economist.

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Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Kaija Saariaho, a Finnish composer, has been awarded the celebrated Danish Leonie Sonning Music Prize. Kaija Saariaho has become only the second female composer to be presented with the Leonie Sonning Music Prize. The

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Jazz legend Sir John Dankworth dies aged 82

Jazz legend Sir John Dankworth dies aged 82

Chris February 7, 2010 0

Johnny Dankworth, a world-renowned saxophonist, has passed away at the age of 82. Master saxophonist Sir John Dankworth has died aged 82 after a long illness. The musician was best known for starting his

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