2022: a publishing-year in review (Episode 2)

Let’s continue the journey started in the previous article. Here is the second half of 2022 in review. July 9. Piatti, La Corsa (The Race), for cello and piano New month, and a new virtuoso piece by Piatti. This was written to celebrate the composer’s recovery from illness and surgery. He wrote this alongside PioggiaContinue reading “2022: a publishing-year in review (Episode 2)”

2022: a publishing-year in review (Episode 1)

At the beginning of 2022 I realised that if I wanted this publishing business to become anything more than a free-time pastime, I had to do change course, and decisively. I therefore resolved to challenge myself: I was to publish at least twelve editions in 2022, that is, one per month. If I failed, IContinue reading “2022: a publishing-year in review (Episode 1)”

Genesis of a Cover (Episode 3)

In the last two episodes (#1, #2) I walked you through the journey of creating the cover for my musical editions. We looked at variations on a linear concept in Episode 1, and at an evolution of geometrical shapes in Episode 2. Today, we are reaching our goal, with a dramatic shift in direction. Let’sContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 3)”

Genesis of a Cover (Episode 2)

In the previous episode, we analysed the first six design trials that brought to the genesis of the new cover for my editions. All of them were based on one or more lines positioned on the spread (that’s how we call two pages of an open book, for the non-initiated). Seeing how this design wasContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 2)”

Genesis of a Cover (Episode 1)

To celebrate the signing of the distribution deal that will make my scores available for physical purchase, I decided to design a new cover for them, one that would be fresh, unique, and immediately recognisable. When I look at the hundreds of scores I have in my collection, I notice that, if I look atContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 1)”