Forsyth Publishing was formed to publish the popular piano music editions of Charles Halle way back in the 19th Century. Over the subsequent years we have built up a substantial catalogue specialising in learner piano music and and contemporary recorder music, as well a wide range of pieces by respected compos...
Forsyth Publishing was formed to publish the popular piano music editions of Charles Halle way back in the 19th Century. Over the subsequent years we have built up a substantial catalogue specialising in learner piano music and and contemporary recorder music, as well a wide range of pieces by respected composers for a range of other instruments. We are best known for publishing the works of Walter Carroll, including his classic Scenes at a Farm album, who's works regularly feature on the exam board syllabi to this day.
Please browse our publications via the links to the left, or search for a title above. Alternatively come into our historic music store in the heart of Manchester for a browse, or call 0161 834 3281 ext 204 to order. To speak to our publishing department about trade orders or submitting pieces for consideration, please call 0161 834 3281 ext 216. or email [email protected]
Walter Carroll's grandly romantic Piano Sonata in C Minor was written in 1892 and is a true concert work in every respect.
Dale, Gordon - String Ensemble
Dale, Gordon - String Ensemble
Descant and treble recorder with piano (or guitar). Set on Grades 6 & 8 of the ABRSM Treble Recorder Exams from 2014-17. See it played here.
Recorder and piano (or guitar). Set on Grade 7 of the ABRSM Treble Recorder exams from 2008-13 & 2014-17.
Jackson, Francis - Treble and descant recorder and piano.
Lyon, David - Treble recorder and piano (or string orchestra).
Lane, Philip - Descant recorder and piano (or string orchestra). Set on Grades 6 & 7 of the ABRSM Treble Recorder exams from 2008. See it played here.
Marshall, Nicholas - Voice, sopranino, descant, treble recorder and piano.
A collection of spontaneous and delightful minatures for solo piano and piano duet, intended for both concert and educational use.
Timothy Moore's variations for recorder on The Earl of Essex's Galliard ("Can she excuse my wrongs") by the great English lutenist-composer John Dowland.
Piano pieces by Humphry Procter Gregg, capturing the beauty - and essential sadness - of the natural world, particularly the ageless beauty of the hills, the lakes and the dales of his native Westmorland.
Pitfield, Thomas - Works for voice, recorder, piano and guitar.
Various - Recordings of works by Nicholas Marshall for countertenor, soprano, recorder, guitar and piano
Various - A Celebration of Walter and Ida Carroll, featuring pieces for soprano, recorder and piano.
Steele, Douglas - Voice, treble recorder (one song only) and piano. Facsimile.
Wetherell, Eric - Descant recorder and piano/harpsichord.
Walker, Robin - Descant recorder (doubling treble and tenor) and piano.
Various - For all recorders, solo and ensemble.
Various - Voice, descant, treble recorder and piano.
Various - Violin and Piano An album of hidden gems for violin by some of the best British composers of the modern era. Part of the British Heritage series dedicated to increasing awareness of the music of this period.
Hope, Peter - Oboe and Piano
Charles Hallé: The Musical and Social Life of a Victorian Superstar A biography written by his great grandson Charles Martin Hallé Newly published by Forsyth
Douglas Steele - speaker, solo voices, chorus, flute or piccolo or recorder, tubular bells, handbells, organ pedal and piano
These new works by composer and recorder virtuosi John Turner are sure to join his previous works such as Four Diversions and Six Bagatelles as core pieces in the contemporary recorder repertoire, often to be found on the exam board syllabi. See it performed here.
A wonderfully balanced and yet contrasting set of songs for Baritone voice and piano, inspired by Sir John Manduell’s long-standing love of French renaissance verse.
This recently published duet for Violin and Viola (or Cello) provides a brief and tantalising glimpse of the composing genius of Sir John Manduell, best known as the founding principal of the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).
Peter Hope's new Recorder Sonata is the most substantial of his growing body of work for the recorder published by Forsyth. A perfect recital piece for intermediate to advanced players.
"A sonata that ought to be in every oboist’s repertoire" Musicweb-International.com. Peter Hope's Sonata for Oboe and Piano was commissioned by the Ida Carroll Trust in memory of Lady Barbirolli. An additional version for solo oboe with string orchestra, harp and percussion is available.
Bullard, Alan - Tenor or descant recorder and piano.