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.


Paul-Heinz Dittrich, Kammermusik XVII

Paul-Heinz Dittrich‘s Kammermusik XVII, a septet for Flute, Clarinet, Horn and string quartet is scheduled to be premiered next October by the Sharoun Ensemble. The preparation of the manuscript was an easy to underestimate copy-editing work.

Bars 2 and 3 from this detail in our engraved rendering below. Special thanks to Kaspar Querfurth!

Sergej Newski, “Secondhand-Zeit”

(c) Staatsoper Stuttgart

On the 2nd of February the Opera House Stuttgart will bring Sergej’s “Boris” to the stage. Swetlana Alexijewitsch’s award winning book serves as Newski’s libretto – the work will be interwoven with Mussorgski’s opera from 1869 (libretto after Alexander Puschkin). The staging is by Paul-Georg Dittrich, whose introduction (in German) can be seen here. Titus Engel will be conducting.

(Full performance material and vocal score by NGB)



(or “Agurra”) is a traditional basque dance. Written in 2000 for Saxophone-Quartet, Piano and Percussion Ramon Lazkano dedicated his composition to Luis de Pablo. It will now be pubished under the Paris-based label Le Chant Du Monde (a Music Sales company).

(score and parts by NGB)

Music Engraving Conference

Under the title “Music Engraving in the 21st Century – Developments and Perspectives” the Mozarteum Salzburg will hold a conference from January 17th–19th, 2020.
Workshops and a bunch of expert speakers offer a rare opportunity for our branch to come together and enjoy a packed weekend!
Check out the details — see you in Salzburg!

(two papers will be given by NGB)


For the upcoming Beethoven anniversary the Chorakademie Dortmund commissioned young composers to form two anthologies: Michaela Catranis, Eres Holz, Christian Kesten, Seyko Itoh, Brigitta Muntendorf and Sören Eichberg contributed compositions for choir and small ensembles published as enChor while the Chorbuch comprises 16 a-capella pieces by Stefan Beyer, Helena Canovas i Pares, Matias F. Cassano, Irene Galindo Quero, Jens Heuler, Elias Jurgschat, Nicolas Kuhn, Julian Lembke, Martin Letelier, Dariya Maminova, Denis Olejak, Doo-Jin Park, Zaneta Rydzewska, Damian Scholl, Samuel Walther and Justus Wilcken.

(copy-editing and engraving by NGB)