Noteworthy Sheet Music Welcomes Composer Tom Schnauber

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An NSM edition of Tom Schnauber's piece "Those Infernal Exsanguinators" for flute and piano has just been published.

SOMERVILLE, Mass. - BostonChron -- Noteworthy Sheet Music, LLC (NSM) is an online sheet music publisher with a catalog of over 185 editions.  NSM specializes in sheet music for flute and alto flute. They offer original works by distinguished contemporary composers, re-notated versions or facsimiles of rare historical scores, and unique transcriptions of pieces from the classical repertoire. Selected NSM publications are offered as professionally-printed hard copy editions, and most are available as convenient pdf downloads from the NSM website.

German-American composer Tom Schnauber is Co-Founder of the Boston-based arts organization WordSong, and a former co-president of Composers in Red Sneakers, Boston.  He holds a Ph.D. in composition and theory from the University of Michigan, has studied French horn performance and ethnomusicology, and has taught music at St. Olaf College, Indiana University, Emmanuel College, and New England Conservatory's prep school.  He has won several awards for composition, including both the grand prize and the music director's prize from the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin's 2006 International "Homage to Mozart" competition; the American Composer's Award from the Columbia Orchestra; and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Meritorious Achievement Award for Original Musical Score.  He is a versatile composer who has crafted more than 60 works, including music for unaccompanied instruments, chamber ensembles, solo voice and vocal ensembles, string orchestra, percussion ensemble, and symphony orchestra.

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Mr. Schnauber is the latest contemporary composer to contribute works to NSM's ever-expanding catalog.  An NSM edition of his piece for flute and piano titled Those Infernal Exsanguinators has just been published.  It's a very effective, fun, challenging (but far from impossible), and entertaining composition.  The listing article for Those Infernal Exsanguinators can be found at https://noteworthysheetmusic.com/score-descriptions/38-flute-a-piano/809-schnauber-those-infernal-exsanguinators-flute-and-piano; it provides a preview page of the score, text of the composer's amusing preface, and links for additional information about this acclaimed composer's career highlights and many exciting projects.  There is also a link to his SoundCloud page where one can listen to an audio recording of the piece beautifully performed by Tamara Thweatt, flute, and Hey-Seon Choi, piano.

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NSM will soon be publishing another work by Tom Schnauber, his A Little Grand Wedding March Waltz scored for the unusual combination of piccolo and trombone; look for it to become available in the next few weeks.  While online, take some time to browse NSM's other sheet music and CD offerings at https://www.noteworthysheetmusic.com/, including works for voice, strings, brass, winds, and percussion, in addition to their large selection of repertoire for flute and alto flute.

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