Swedish Art Music Society

The Swedish Art Music Society (Musikaliska konstföreningen) is a non-profit organisation with the aim of publishing Swedish art music. It was founded by Swedish composers in 1859 to facilitate the publishing of Swedish art music, then largely controlled by German publishers.

Each year, one or a couple of pieces of music are selected for publication. Composers include Stenhammar, Röntgen-Maier, Alfvén, Olsson, de Frumerie, Wirén, Carlstedt and Welin. Often, contemporary music is chosen, but sometimes the organisation elects to publish older masterpieces which have remained unpublished, such as the recent publication of the symphonies by the Swedish 18th-century composer Eggert.


  • Andrée, Elfrida (2004). Katherine Leigh Axtell (ed.). Two chamber works. A-R Editions Inc. pp. 121 pages. Written summer 1865 at Strömstad.36 Musikaliska Konstföreningen (the Musical Art Association) was an association devoted ... Musikaliska Konstföreningen published several of Andrée's compositions over the course of her career: the piano ...
  • Lellky, Åke (1959). Musikaliska konstföreningen 1859-1959: historik. Nord. musikförl. p. 63. LCCN a61000520.
  • Curt Carlsson (2009). Musikaliska konstföreningen 150 år: några kapitel ur dess historia. Musikaliska konstföreningen. p. 187. ISBN 9789163355899.

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