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Jürgen Simpson on his new opera, 'Air India [redacted]'

Jürgen Simpson talks about his new opera which takes place from 6-10 November in Canada.

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Interview with John Buckley

John Buckley talks about his new wind quintet which will be performed by Cassiopeia Winds at CMC's Salon series on 29 October 2015.

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Sleep Spindles: Paul McGuire Sleep Spindles: Paul McGuire

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The debut album of composer Paul McGuire features three of his most recent works – cello work ‘Tampered’ performed by Céline Papion, a work for twelve guitars, ‘Marshes’, and the title track for percussion, performed by the composer.

Listen to a sample from Sleep Spindles: Paul McGuire


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CMC Choral Catalogues

Graded Catalogues of selected choral works with a comprehensive set of guidelines about each work by our curators and a full set of sample pages.

CMC Choral Catalogue: Christmas Repertoire

Graded Catalogue of selected choral works for Christmas with a full set of sample pages and guidelines for conductors planning Christmas programmes.

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CMC Choral Catalogue for Children's and Female Voice Repertoire

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CMC Choral Catalogue for Mixed Voice Repertoire

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The latest album in CMC's promotional recording series featuring recent works by Irish composers is available to order.

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New Music Alive Book II: Composition Resources in the Classroom

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