David Andrews BA(Mus)  
Specialist music services  

Tel. +44  (0)1423 504373

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Technology takes you only so far ... computer 'typesetting' of music still needs an experienced eye to make final decisions. It needs a musician to interpret many manuscripts and to decide on ambiguities and clearest layout.

  • High quality personal service used by composers, publishers and in education
  • Latest technology Sibelius and PMS tempered by 30 years' proof reading experience
  • Prompt and accurate work in all styles, including part extraction and keyboard reduction
  • Manuscripts typeset for use or publication by BBC Radio 3 and 4, Oecumuse, Fretwork, Taverner Concerts Ltd, Faber Music Ltd, Banks Music Publications, Fentone, Kevin Mayhew, Brighton Choral Society, Huddersfield Choral Society Youth Choir, Songs of Praise, musical examples in theses, etc.
  • Camera-ready laser printed final copy at 1200 dpi
  • Sensible prices from 10UKP per A4 page, depending on musical "density" and stave size

The following detail comes from Ferneyhough's Third Quartet.
The caption in the article in The Musical Times of September 1994 reads

"The technology to set music of this typographic complexity does not yet exist."

... it does, in the right hands ...


Brian Ferneyhough: Third String Quartet Edition Peters No. 7312 (c) 1988 by Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited, London
Reproduced by kind permission of the Publishers

I will be pleased to send examples of completed work or to quote for new work. If you would like a quotation, please send a good copy, not the original manuscript.
You can contact me by email: or telephone and fax: +44 (0)1423 504373