African Composers Edition

Online publisher of African compositions

African sheet music

The online publisher of African sheet music scores, specialising in critical and performing editions for both study and performance.

ACE’s mission is to give African composers a digital platform and render their music accessible worldwide by providing introductions to works and translating African language texts into English. To marks its 10th anniversary in 2022, ACE will complete a performing edition of music by Surendran Reddy (1962-2010), adding to its existing editions of music by Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa (1908-1982) and Michael Mosoeu Moerane (1904-1980). The first of several selected works by Justinian Tamusuza (b.1951) has also just been published. Composers who would like to be considered for publication are welcome to contact ACE via the Contact page.

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Michael Mosoeu Moerane

ACE published all 51 extant works by South African-born composer Michael Mosoeu Moerane (1904-1980) in 2020, both individually and in a complete edition

Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa

ACE published all 145 works by Lesotho composer Michael Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa (1908-1982) in 2016, individually, in six volumes, and in a complete edition.

Surendran Reddy

ACE is in the process of publishing more than 100 works by Zimbabwean-born composer Surendran Reddy (1962-2010) both individually and in a complete edition

Justinian Tamusuza

ACE has just begun publishing a small selection of works by Ugandan composer Justinian Tamusuza (b.1951)

Complete Editions

Michael Mosoeu Moerane Scholarly Edition - 2021 (Vols 1-4)



Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa Critical Edition in Six Volumes, revised edition 2016



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