|Since April 2006 all activities of the Schott publishing group are conducted under the name of Schott Music. Formerly known as Schott Musik International, this completes the international integration of the group with its headquarters in Mainz. Representing composers and authors from all over the world, Schott Music has offices in ten countries with some 270 employees in London, New York, Prague and Tokyo, additional offices in Berlin, Hong Kong, Madrid, Stockholm, Toronto and Zurich.
Established in 1770, Schott Music is one of the world’s leading music publishers. It represents many of the greatest composers of the 20th and 21st centuries and its publishing catalogue contains several tens of thousand titles. The repertoire ranges from complete editions, stage and concert works to general educational literature, fine sheet music editions and multimedia products. In addition to the publishing houses of Panton, Ars-Viva, Ernst Eulenburg, Fürstner, Cranz, Atlantis Musikbuch and Hohner-Verlag, the Schott group also includes two recording labels, Wergo and Intuition, as well as eight specialist magazines.
The Schott Music group also includes the printing and production services company WEGA,
as well as mds (music distributors services GmbH), the largest music product distribution
organisation in Europe providing the distribution of sheet music, books, magazines, audio
and audio-visual recordings, and hire materials of both the Schott catalogues and the
catalogues of 60 other music publishers.