Photo: Janice Loquet Westlake


Rimshot Music Australia Pty Ltd was formed in 1986 by Jan & Nigel Westlake as a publishing outlet for the compositions of Nigel Westlake. Scores and parts from the catalogue (including orchestral, ensemble, solo works and some film scores) can be located under the print music menu.

Other information can be found on this site regarding recordings, press articles and program notes.

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Scores & parts are only available in hard (printed) copy.

PDF files of the scores & parts are not available.

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