About UMP Classics & Screen


Universal Music Publishing Classics & Screen is a division of Universal Music Publishing Group, representing the company’s global classical and screen composer businesses. The global leader in classical music publishing, it brings together the world’s greatest legacy composers, the established trailblazers of today, and the next generation of writers - to amplify the best and brightest global voices in classical and screen music and redefine their creative possibilities.

UMP Classics & Screen is home to the iconic catalogues of Casa Ricordi (Italy), Éditions Durand-Salabert-Eschig (France), G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH (Germany), G. Ricordi & Co. Ltd. (UK), G. Ricordi & Co., New York (USA) and UMP Editio Musica Budapest (Hungary). These catalogues include within their ranks legendary composers past and present such as Puccini, Respighi, Verdi, Poulenc, Ravel, Messiaen, Haas, Kurtag, Kevin Puts, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon.

It also includes Decca Publishing, which provides a home for pioneering post-classical and film score composers such as Max Richter, Angélica Negrón, Anna Meredith, Isobel Waller-Bridge, Joep Beving and Peter Gregson.

In addition, UMP Classics & Screen’s roster includes world class film composers such as Danny Elfman, Alexandre Desplat, James Newton-Howard, Nicholas Britell, David Lynch, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gustavo Santaolalla and many more.

The catalogue also includes the most distinguished and prestigious series of critical editions in the entire international publishing world. These series carry forth the great traditions of the individual publishing houses that make up UMP Classics & Screen, with all their rich legacies and distinctive approaches to publishing.