delivery PROBLEMS

For all the worst reasons imaginable, post from the UK to the rest of the world is being disrupted. This has regrettably impacted on our business (as it has many others, of course) with parcels taking weeks to reach even nearby countries. Some customers in Europe have reported also being charged import duty and then a levy from the delivery company. Music is – and always has been – TAX FREE in the United Kingdom and it is impossible for us to calculate how much tax a foreign authority will charge.

All we can reasonably do is apologise for the added inconvenience and the narrow-mindedness of anyone who voted for Brexit without realising the impact it would have. We think our prices are very reasonable, and we always seek out the most economical way to get your music to you safely.

We sincerely hope you will continue to support Primalamusica!

New Catalogue

With more than 200 new titles since we last produced a detailed listing, our new 28-page catalogue surely has something to tempt anyone. You can download a PDF copy by clicking HERE or you can request a printed copy by clicking HERE. Whether web browsing really isn't your thing, or you just prefer to have a copy lying around, we hope this will help you find what you're looking for. If not, tell us and we'll consider making an edition JUST FOR YOU!


Having worked as editor-typesetter for Clifford and Elaine Bartlett's King's Music and The Early Music Company since 1986! I have started working more on the business side, especially with Clifford's tragic passing and Elaine's annus horribilis of health issues... Gradually titles will be added to this website to enable customers to buy direct. As always, the business leads with Dido and Aeneas, by far the best seller in the catalogue. It has been completely reset (in Sibelius) and thoroughly proofread against original sources. Only the score is available for direct sale. Performing material is only available after the negotiation of rights, etc. The same applies to its frequent partner piece, John Blow's Venus and Adonis. The latest addition to the catalogue is Vivaldi's ripieno concerto in G minor RV156, commissioned by Rachel Podger!

THE LATEST volumes of the Ensemble Diderot Collection are now available: trio sonatas by Georg Benda, Janitsch and Schulz (recorded on Audax Records).

Be sure to check out their new page for further details.

Our new Ensemble Diderot Collection

latest CATALOGUE additions

If you have any ideas for new editions, we would be delighted to hear about them!

J. C. Bach: Blest with Thee, my Soul's dear Treasure EMC

F. BendaSinfonia in C

Caldara: Five sonatas in four parts (two-movement pieces for 2 violins, viola and continuo, most likely used during church services)

Carisio: Surrexit pastor bonus

Fasch: Ich hoffe darauf (cantata for the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany)

Foggia: Dixit Dominus (SSATB, continuo)

Graziani: Hæc dies (2 settings), Miserator Dominus, Ut queant laxis

Handel: Laudate pueri Dominum HWV236 EMC

Michael Haydn: Sinfonia in D, MH24

Mayr: Domine probasti me, Memento, Domine, David

Pokorný: Horn Concerto in D

Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor RV156 EMC

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[Page last updated 27 May 2022]