About Alphonse Leduc-Robert King
In 2014 Alphonse Leduc-Robert King, Inc. joined The Music Sales Group, one of the world's largest independent music publishers and Europe’s largest printed music publisher and retailer.
Many of the world’s most famous classical music publishing houses are part of The Music Sales Group’s international family of publishing houses. Associated Music Publishers, Chester Music, Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Novello & Company, G. Schirmer, Alphonse Leduc, Premiere Music and Unión Musical Ediciones are just some of the international publishers who, taken together, form the world’s largest independent holdings of classical music. Between them they represent some of the greatest composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Robert King, a famous euphonium player, and the founder of the Boston Brass Quartet, started the company in 1940 when he published a dozen titles in the Music for Brass series (MFB), now a part of the Leduc catalog.
Alphonse Leduc-Robert King, Inc. is a North American distributor of Editions Alphonse Leduc, carrying the following catalogs: Alphonse Leduc, Hamelle, Heugel, Notissimo, Misterioso, Editions Universelles, and Editions Choudens.
Alphonse Leduc continues its tradition begun in 1841, emphasizing print quality and careful editorial work. Leduc maintains one focus today—excellence—in publishing music of the finest composers.