Masterclass Music was founded in 1992 and specialises in flexible ensemble. Founder, Nigel Don, has sold the rights to Spartan Press following his dramatic and somewhat unexpected election to the Scottish Parliament (Scottish National Party).
Nigel writes..." I'm delighted that Spartan Press have agreed to take over my catalogue and make these arrangements available more widely than I could ever have done. I started making arrangements for odd combinations as a student at Cambridge when I set out one of Bach's organ fugues for violin, clarinet, horn, bassoon and trombone. Mercifully no recording remains of that performance as it probably was not the best choice of music for this ensemble. None the less there's plenty of Bach in the catalogue - I hope you'll enjoy playing these arrangements, and good luck to Spartan Press."
Current Masterclass Music titles available from Spartan Press from October 2007.