Polish Music Publishing House

The Polish Music Publishing House (Polish: 'Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne', abbreviated as PWM) is a music publishing house based in Kraków, Poland.[1] It was founded in 1945[2] and was the only music publisher in Poland for several years.[3] In 2012 it released the twelfth volume of Encyclopedia of Music, edited by Elżbieta Dziębowska.[4]

The Polish Music Publishing House publishes the complete works of Frédéric Chopin, Mieczysław Karłowicz, Stanisław Moniuszko and Karol Szymanowski. The publisher also sells works by Grażyna Bacewicz, Tadeusz Baird, Ignacy Feliks Dobrzyński, Józef Elsner, Wojciech Kilar, Ignacy Jan Paderewski and Kazimierz Serocki in addition to traditional Polish music.[5] It also publishes books, audiobooks, music guides and lexicons.[6]

The publisher's hire library in Warsaw lends items for performances and recordings to choirs, ensembles, orchestras and theatres.[5]

References

  1. "Contact details". Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  2. "Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne". Polish music information centre. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  3. Polish Music Information Centre, Polish Composers' Union (January 2002). "Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne" (in Polish). culture.pl. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  4. Handzlik, Tomasz. "Encyklopedia, na którą melomani czekali ponad 30 lat". gazeta.pl Krakow (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013.
  5. "Publishing house". Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne SA. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013.
  6. "Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne SA – PWM Edition". Polska Izba Książki. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013.
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