United Music Publishers
(often referred to as UMP
) is a publisher of sheet music
and a music distribution firm based in Waltham Abbey, Essex
. They are well known for being the sole representative in the UK and Ireland for all the major French classical sheet music publishers and a selection of international catalogues.
They also publish their own catalogue of works by innovative contemporary composers, including Simon Bainbridge, Richard Barrett, Diana Burrell, Edward Cowie, Petr Eben, Michael Finnissy, Naji Hakim, Stephen Montague, Philippe Mazé, Francis Pott, Roger Redgate, Edwin Roxburgh and Pierre Villette.