The selection of the included works is based on musical merit and uniqueness. Each score is accompanied by an introductory text and the composer`s biography. The collection comprises various instrumentations, including compositions for solo instruments, voice, chamber ensembles, wind and string orchestras.
Besides presenting the vision, aims and functions of the online platform, the volume is dedicated to the works of ten contemporary composers from different countries:
Denis Asimovich (Belarus) - Elegy
Boaz Avni (Israel) – Largo for Strings
James C. Burke (USA) - Albemarle
Michelle Diehl (USA) - Soliloquy
Dmitri Capyrin (Russia) – Music for Two
Frank Ezra Levy (Switzerland/
Ernst Levy (Switzerland/
Manfred Schwenkglenks (Germany) - Caprice
Arkadi Troitsky (Russia) – Sonatina Piccola
Hrachya Yessayan (Armenia) – The Christ Resurrection
One of the highlights are parts of the previously unpublished hand written sketch for the Symphony No. 11 of the renowned Swiss composer Ernst Levy (1895-1981). Thanks to the cooperation with the Basel University Library, Load.CD has digitized the original manuscripts of the composer’s invaluable oeuvre, all of which are now available at http://www.load.cd.
The Load.CD Printed Edition (http://www.load.cd/
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Based in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, Load.CD GmbH has established an online sales platform for sheet music and related performing rights. The company comprises an international team of music experts, content managers and programmers.
Created with the aim to reconnect music makers and buyers of classical music, www.load.cd provides performers and composers a market place for sheet music.
Members of www.load.cd can use their own personal page for the promotion and direct-marketing of the sheet music they offer and the option to utilise an alternative system to license performing rights on their own account.