Professional Music Engraving and Encoding

Whether you’re a publisher or an academic institution – we’ll provide all-round service for your musical notation, engraving and digital encoding projects.


Siemens Music Prize goes to Rebecca Saunders

Congratulations to Rebecca Saunders for winning the Ernst-von-Siemens Music Prize!
We are proud of engraving many of her fascinating scores during the last 15 years and are looking forward to many more years and scores to come!

NGB moves on …


After seven years at the Engelbecken we are moving into a new and modern office building. Still in Kreuzberg, we rent a space in a cultural co-ownership project “Frizz23” situated in the south of the historic “Zeitungsviertel“.

Enno Poppe’s Rundfunk for 9 synthesizers

Enno Poppe: Rundfunk

has had its well received premiere at Donaueschingen.

The composition was co-commissioned by Südwestrundfunk, Wien Modern, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Festival d`Automne à Paris, Acht Brücken Köln, Deutschlandfunk Kultur and musica viva (Bayerischer Rundfunk).

(performance materials by NGB)



© by Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne (PWM)

Barbara Buczek‘s huge orchestral setup – maybe the largest “chamber ensemble” so far – comprises of 89 instruments. She finished this composition in 1974 and some parts of it have been performed during the “Warsaw Autumn”.
Only now, more than 40 years later, the complete opus will be published by PWM for the first time and recorded soon as part of the “sto na sto” project.
We digitally cleaned up and re-layouted the handwritten full score, while the 500 pages of instrumental parts were newly engraved.

Acht Brücken – Köln

Orgia, page from the full score

During the final concert of this year’s festival on the 11th of May a new work by Hèctor Parra will be premiered:
“Orgia – Irrisorio alito d’après la pièce « Orgia » de Pier Paolo Pasolini et la Passion selon saint Jean de Jean-Sébastien Bach”.
The Ensemble Musikfabrik and Concerto Köln will perform under Stefan Asbury.

(engraving by NGB)

New works by Evan Johnson and Marc Sabat premiered in Glasgow

freshly printed

Just arrived from the printer and quickly forwarded to the BBC in London — the full score for Evan Johnson’s measurement as contrition: three canons to be performed by Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on the 9th of May during the Tectonics Festival.

(copy-editing and engraving by NGB)