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Publishing Information

Alex Shapiro

Welcome!

Alex Shapiro's compositions are published by
ACTIVIST MUSIC LLC, an ASCAP publishing company.

Orders may be placed directly here,
or through any of the distributors below.




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To easily purchase scores and parts,
please use the Order Form below.
Dealer discounts are available for all works in the catalog. Score orders

Music is available as bound scores, and digitally as .pdf files.

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To purchase recordings,
go to the CD Order Form below. CD orders
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To download a .pdf of the complete Activist Music catalog,
please click here Catalog
Activist Music catalog
Licensing

ALL licensing inquiries, including recording, broadcast, synchronization to video or dance, marching band or other arrangements, etc., are handled directly by Ms. Shapiro and Activist Music LLC. Please send an email the details of your request by clicking here. Licensing

 

The leading production music library in America, Omnimusic, has launched its latest special collection titled MusicOutsideTheBox, and it includes many tracks of Alex Shapiro's unique and unclassifiable-sounding music, available to license for film, TV, games, corporate and online media.

Omnimusic

         
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Activist Music LLC is proud to include
these companies among its distributors:
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T. Front Musical Literature
Hal Leonard Corp.
Sheet Music Plus
TrevCo-Varner Music
Just for Winds

Flute World

Carolyn Nussbaum Music Co.

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Molto Music
Just for Brass

Imagine Music

East Coast Music
Steve Weiss Music
Guitar Center

Murphy Music Press

Long & McQuade

Hickey's
Midwest Sheet Music
Stanton's
Carlingford Music Centre
Music 123
Sheet Music Authority
Musician's Friend
Presto
Music 44
Orders may also be placed with your local music retailer.
       
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All chamber music scores and parts are 8 1/2" x 11". Concert band works conductor scores are either 11" x 17" or 9" x 12" and their parts are either 8 1/2" x 11" or 9" x 12".

All printed materials are laser printed on heavy stock, covered, and staple bound; conductor scores for band works are staple bound.

Each set includes information including the duration of the piece, as well as descriptive program notes, performance notes where applicable, and a brief composer bio for a printed program. For rehearsal and performance, great care has been taken to provide the best possible page turns for each part.

If requested, a link to a demo MP3 of the work can be emailed. Please indicate your wish in the comment area of the PayPal form. Should any questions arise regarding the music, Ms. Shapiro welcomes inquiries via email email Alex! and responds promptly.

Visit the Works Works page of this website for publishing details, program notes, score samples and audio clips of each of the pieces in the Activist Music LLC catalog.

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All scores are available digitally as .pdf files. Most smaller ensemble scores are HALF of the cost of the printed materials.

 

For digital orders of .pdf files and audio downloads: You will receive an email from PayPal confirming your order and payment. In most cases, within 24 hours you will receive a follow-up email, containing the link to a private download page and access password for your purchase.

 

PLEASE NOTE: For digital orders, a $5.00 handling fee is still charged (shown as "shipping" in the PayPal order form), to facilitate the personalized download access materials. As with the printed sheet music, this one fee covers the entire order, no matter how many digital downloads you choose.

 

Activist Music encourages individual buyers (not distributors) to select the PDF option for digital scores and parts, so that you will be guaranteed to receive the materials promptly. This is especially true for orders coming from outside the United States, and will allow international clients to avoid high postal charges.

 

 
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The following scores are listed alphabetically:

TITLE NAME: _____A-H_____I-Q_____R-Z_____


Score and parts
Bound or PDF
Price ($U.S.)
Purchase
Arcana
(solo piano)


info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Arcana Planet
(solo piano & audio track)


info
$45 or $25
Print or digital:
Archipelago
(string quartet, dbl bass, woodwind quintet, and piano)


info
$55
Digital download:
At the Abyss
(piano, marimba, vibes and perc.)


info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Because I Am
(SSAA choir & piano)
Please specify number of copies needed.


info
$2 or $1 per copy; minimum 12 copies
Printed:
PDF files:
Below
(
contrabass flute & audio track)
(contrabass clarinet & audio track)
(tuba & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Beneath
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio
downloads. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.

info
$150
Digital download:
Beneath, score only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score.

info
$25
Digital download:
Bioplasm
(flute quartet)


info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Bioplasm
(flute choir)


info
$70
Digital download:
Bioplasm, conductor score only
(flute choir)


info
$35 or $10
Print or digital:
Brat
(alto sax and piano)
(clarinet and piano)
(oboe and piano)
(violin and harpsichord)
(viola and harpsichord)


info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Celebrate!
(SATB or SSA choir & piano)
Please specify number of copies needed.


info

$2.00 per copy; minimum 12 copies
Print or digital:
PDF files: email Alex
Chord History
(solo piano)


info
£28
This title is only available through Editions Musica Ferrum.
Editions Musica Ferrum
Circus of Fleas
(clarinet, violin and piano)

info
$15 or $8
Print or digital:
Current Events
(2 violins, 2 violas, & cello)


info
$45
Digital download:

Deep
(contrabassoon & audio track)
(contra-alto clarinet & audio track)
(contrabass clarinet & audio track)
(tuba & audio track)
(6-string electric cello & audio track)
(French horn & audio track)

info

$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Depth
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)
Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.


info
$150
Digital download:
Depth, score only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)
Conductor score.


info
$25
Digital download:
Desert Notes
(oboe, bassoon & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Desert Passage
(violin, cello & piano)
(violin, tenor saxophone & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Desert Run
(oboe, clarinet & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Desert Thoughts
(flute, clarinet & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:

Desert Tide
(
soprano saxophone & audio track)

info

$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Desert Waves
(5-string electric violin & audio track)


info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Elegiac
(clarinet, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Elegy
(trumpet, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Even Deeper
(double reed choir & audio track)
Conductor score, parts, and audio downloads.
$100
Digital download:
Even Deeper
(double reed choir & audio track)
Conductor score.


info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Evensong Suite
(flute, clarinet, bassoon & piano)

info
$45 or $22
Print or digital:
Evolve
(electric viola & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Five Squared
(string quartet)

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Fleas
(viola and harpsichord )

info
$20 or $10
Print or digital:
For My Father
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Homecoming
(symphonic wind band)

Conductor score and one set of parts.

info
$200
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Homecoming, score only
(symphonic wind band)

Conductor score.

info
$35
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Immersion
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio
downloads. Each movement (Depth, Surface, Beneath) is available separately.

info
$350
Digital download:
Immersion, score only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score.

info
$60
Digital download:
Intermezzo
(cello and piano)
(clarinet and piano)
(bass flute and piano)
(clarinet and harp)
(flute and harp)
(bass flute and harp)
(bassoon and harp)
$15 or $8
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Intermezzo for Piano

info
$10 or $5
Print or digital:
Introspect
(string quartet)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Introspection
(string quintet)

info
$35
Digital download:
Journey
(5-string electric violin & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Kettle Brew
(timpani, percussion, & audio track)

info
$35 or $17
Print or digital:

This title is also available through Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Lights Out
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$80
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Lights Out, score only
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score.

info
$15
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Liquid Compass
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$195.00
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Liquid Compass, score only
(symphonic wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$35.00
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Luvina
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Moment
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$115.00
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Moment, score only
(symphonic wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$20.00
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Music for Two Big Instruments
(tuba & piano)

info
$25 or $14
Print or digital:
Music for Four Big Instruments
(tuba, piano, double bass, drum set)

info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Of Air and Touch
(oboe & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Bow and Touch
(double bass & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Breath and Touch
(bassoon & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of String and Touch
(viola & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Wind and Touch
(baritone saxophone & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Wood and Touch
(cello & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Paper Cut
(concert wind band, printer paper, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$60.00
This title is only available through Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Paper Cut, score only
(concert wind band, printer paper, & audio track). Conductor score.

info
$10.00
This title is only available through Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Perpetual Spark
(flute/piccolo, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano)

info
$50 or $25
Print or digital:

Piano Suite No. 1:
The Resonance of Childhood

(solo piano)

info

$18 or $9
Print or digital:
Piano Trio No. 1: Elegy
(violin, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Remembrance
(string orchestra).
Conductor score and one set of parts.


info
$175
Digital download:
Remembrance (score only)
(string orchestra). Conductor score.

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:

Re:pair
(flute duet)
(flute and oboe)
(flute and English horn)
(flute and bassoon)
(oboe and English horn)
(oboe and clarinet)
(clarinet and bassoon)
(bassoon duet)
(two baroque flutes)

info

$15 or $8
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Rock Music
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$80
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Rock Music, score only
(symphonic wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$15
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Shiny Kiss
(solo flute; C flute or Alto)

info
$10 or $5
Print or digital:
Select instrument:
Slip
(violin and harpsichord)

info
$20 or $10
Print or digital:
Slippery
(flute and guitar)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Slipping
(violin, harpsichord and percussion)

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Slowly, searching
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Sonata for Piano

info
$22 or $11
Print or digital:
Spark
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Surface
(symphonic wind band & tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio
downloads. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.

info
$150
Digital download:
Surface, score only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score.

info
$25
Digital download:
Three Insanities
(viola and harpsichord)

info
$36 or $18
Print or digital:
Tight Squeeze
(concert wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$80
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Tight Squeeze, score only
(concert wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$15
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Train of Thought
(Bass Clarinet, Baritone Sax, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, and prerecorded track)

info
$45
Digital download:
Trains of Thought
(concert wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$140
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Trains of Thought, score only
(concert wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$20
Digital download:

Click the icon below if you would prefer the print version of this title, available from Hal Leonard Corp.
Hal Leonard
Transplant
(organ)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Transplanted
(viola and harpsichord)

info
$20 or $10
Print or digital:
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Unabashedly
(flute/picc, violin, cello and piano)

info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Unabashedly More
(flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano)

info
$50
Digital download:
Unabashedly Said
(flute/piccolo, clarinet, French horn, violin, cello, piano)

info
$50
Digital download:
Vendaval de Luvina
(piano & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Vista
(violin & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Water Crossing
(Bb Clarinet & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Water Voyage
(Bb Clarinet Duet & audio track)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Water Voyages
(Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, & audio track)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:

Download of Solo Piano Music Collection
(includes full pdfs for ten Shapiro piano works)

The password and access code to the link will be emailed to you.

info

 

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Purchase
Notes from the Kelp
Notes from the Kelp
featuring
Eight Shapiro chamber works
info about CD

$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Double or Nothing
Double or Nothing
featuring
Deep
info about CD
$9.99
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link

Everything Beautiful
Everything Beautiful
featuring
Liquid Compass and
Tight Squeeze
info about CD

info about Liquid Compass
info about Tight Squeeze
$15.00
or
Download:

Mark Custom Records

iTunes link

NAfME 2017 Northwest
NAfME 2017 Northwest
featuring
Liquid Compass
info about CD
$16.00
or
Download:

Soundwaves Recording

iTunes link

250 Piano Pieces for Beethoven, Vol. 1
250 Piano Pieces for Beethoven, Vol. 1
featuring
Chord History
info about CD

info about piece
$25.00 EUR

Obst

Atmospheres
Atmospheres
featuring
Water Crossing
info about CD

info about piece
$16.90 EUR
or
Download:

Taukay Edizioni Musicali

iTunes link

Excelsior
Excelsior
featuring
Perpetual Spark
info about CD

info about piece
$16.00
or
Download:

Cedille Records

iTunes link

The Dreams of Birds
The Dreams of Birds
featuring
Intermezzo
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

Delos

iTunes link

2013 Midwest Clinic
2013 Midwest Clinic: VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band
featuring
Tight Squeeze
info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:

Mark Custom Records

iTunes link
The 65th Midwest Clinic
The 65th Annual Midwest Clinic
featuring
Paper Cut
info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:

Mark Custom Records

iTunes link
An Robert Schumann
An Robert Schumann
featuring
Slowly, searching
info about CD

info about piece
$19.00

Obst

Below
Below: Music for Low Flutes
featuring
Below
info about CD

info about piece
$18.00
or
Download:

Move Records

iTunes link

Delicate Balance
Delicate Balance
featuring
Water Crossing
info about CD

info about piece
$13.00
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link

Solo Rumores
Solo Rumores
featuring
Luvina
info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:
Amazon

iTunes link

Saxtronic Soundscape
Saxtronic Soundscape
featuring
Desert Tide
info about CD

info about piece
$16.00

ArkivMusic

Trumpet Colors
Trumpet Colors
featuring
Elegy
info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:
Amazon

iTunes link
60 x 60
60x60 2004/2005 (2 CD set)
featuring
Unhinged
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link
La Discordantia
La Discordantia
featuring
Slip
info about CD
info about piece
$12.00
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link
Californian Concert
Californian Concert:
Music of European Immigrants and
Their American Contemporaries

featuring
For My Father
info about CD
info about piece
$18.00
or
Download:

ArkivMusic

iTunes link
Jenni Scott

Jenni Scott
featuring
Shiny Kiss

info about CD
info about piece

$10.00
or
Download:

CDBaby

iTunes link

Music for Hammers and Sticks
Music for Hammers & Sticks
featuring
At the Abyss
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

Innova Records

iTunes link
Coast to Coast
Coast to Coast
featuring
Music for Two Big Instruments
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

Baer Tracks Records

iTunes link

Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
featuring
Bioplasm
info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:

CDBaby

iTunes link
Beck and Call
Beck and Call
featuring
Of Breath and Touch and
Deep
info about CD

info about Of Breath & Touch
info about Deep
$17.00
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link
Clariphonia
Clariphonia:
Music of the 20th Century
on Clarinet
featuring
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

info about CD

info about piece
$17.00
or
Download:

Amazon

iTunes link
New American Piano Music
Teresa McCollough:
New American Piano Music

featuring
Sonata for Piano
info about CD
info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

Innova Records

iTunes link
William Garrison Competition
William Garrison Piano Competition
featuring
Scherzo, from Sonata for Piano
info about CD
info about piece
$10.00
Chakra Suite

Chakra Suite (Download single)
info about
Chakra Suite

A link to the MP3 download will be emailed to you.

$3.00

Shapiro sampler

Shapiro band music sampler

Alex Shapiro:
Sampler

Request up to 4 downloads of unreleased works (not available on the CDs above). Please include choices in the box at right, as well as in the "Special Instructions" box during checkout. Subject to availablity.

$8.00
Link to MP3s will be emailed.

 

       
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Thanks very much
for your interest in Alex Shapiro's music.

It's easy to reach Alex Shapiro via email,
by clicking here

You can also leave a voice message or a fax
at: (270) 916-0093.

 

Upon placing an order, you will receive an email from PayPal confirming your payment. Your order will be shipped promptly upon our receipt of payment notification. For your records, an invoice marked PAID from Activist Music will be included in your package.

 

If ordering a digital score or download:

You will receive an email from PayPal confirming your order and payment. In most cases, within 24 hours you will receive a personal follow-up email containing the link to a private download page and access password for your purchase.

PLEASE NOTE: For digital orders, a $5.00 handling fee is still charged (shown as "shipping" in the PayPal order form), to facilitate the personalized download access materials. As with the printed sheet music, this one fee covers the entire order, no matter how many digital downloads you choose.

Alex Shapiro

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