What is Universal Music Publishing Classical?
Universal Music Publishing Classical (UMPC) is a publishing group consisting of Casa Ricordi (Italy), Éditions Durand-Salabert-Eschig (France), G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH (Germany), G. Ricordi & Co. Ltd. (UK), G. Ricordi & Co., New York (USA) and UMP Editio Musica Budapest (Hungary).
UMPC is the global leader in classical music publishing. The repertoire features more than 1.900 composers. The roster includes legendary composers such as Bartók, Debussy, Puccini and Verdi, modern classics such as Grisey, Kodály, Nono and Varèse as well as leading contemporary composers like Dusapin, Francesconi, Haas and Kurtág.
How do you define music for hire and music for sale?
If the work features more than 5 instruments, it is music for hire. These works can be ordered from our partner Zinfonia.
If the work features less than 5 instruments, it is music for sale. These works can be purchased from our partner Editio Musica Budapest Zeneműkiadó Ltd, for orders please click here.
If the work features electronic elements, it is always music for hire. These works can also be ordered from our partner Zinfonia.
How can I rent scores and parts?
Music for hire can be ordered from our partner Zinfonia.
How can I buy music for sale?
Music for sale can only be purchased from our partner Editio Musica Budapest Zeneműkiadó Ltd., for orders please click here.
How can I get a score?
Most of our scores can be purchased from our partner Editio Musica Budapest Zeneműkiadó Ltd. However, please note that not all of our scores are available for purchase. Some of the scores are available through our catalogue as digital perusal score, or feel free to contact our Hire department.
How long does it take to get my hire order?
Within Europe, receiving an order takes about one week.