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Thomas Schreiner was project manager and editor for I Himmelen which is published by Edition Peters.
I Himmelen is the largest collection of Scandinavian choral music for the German speaking market. It contains works by composers like Edvard Grieg, Hugo Alfvén, Jean Sibelius, Knut Nystedt, Sven-David Sandström, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi and Fredrik Sixten. The contents is mainly sacred and many of the works have been translated to German specially for this edition.
The video below contains comments from participants at a choir meeting in Germany where I Himmelen was presented and used for the first time.
As choir specialist for Edition Peters Thomas Schreiner travelled to several events throughout Europe. Mostly Thomas presented an exhibition of the latest choral music from Edition Peters.
- September 12-15: chor.com, Dortmund/Germany
- October 18-20: Convention of the Swedish Choral Directors Association, Gothenburg/Sweden
The Frankfurt music fair takes place every spring gathering music companies from all over the world. This year was Thomas Schreiner’s 1st time to participate for Edition Peters and his 10th time to participate over all. As choral specialist for Edition Peters Thomas met international music dealers to present new choral editions and discuss business. At this years reception Edition Peters presented a collaboration with Faber Music which will result in publishing- and sales cooperations.
Svensk Musik engaged Thomas Schreiner for the final production of the Swedish opera anthology. This four-volume compilation (soprano, mezzo/alto, tenor, baritone/bass) for voice and piano covers over 140 arias from 89 operas written between 1874-2009.
Composers represented are Andrée, Atterberg, Berg, Forssell, de Frumerie, Gefors, Jennefelt, L-E Larsson, af Malmborg Ward, Peterson-Berger, Rangström, Rehnqvist, S-D Sandström, Stenhammar, Werle and others.
The collection is by Edition Suecia.
Thomas Schreiner has organised and carried out the participation of the Swedish Music Publishers Association at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2012 and 2013. The Swedish Music Publishers Association (Musikförläggarna) is a non-profit trade organization representing approximately 80 music publishers working in the territory of Scandinavia including Greenland and the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).
At the Musikmesse the Swedish publishers of printed scores exhibited their works in the Swedish booth. Thomas Schreiner helped interested customers to find their way through Swedish instrumental music, chamber-, choral-, orchestral- and educational music. The booth in the Swedish flag’s colours blue and yellow was designed by Thomas Schreiner.