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"The advent of online resources has of course had a great effect on how we research, but it’s possibly changed even more how we browse..."

A playlist celebrating the diversity of sounds created by women in the Collection for International Women's Day 2016
Compiled by Harry Cooper, Creative Project Leader at Sound and Music
The British Music Collection has been fully sorted & repackaged for the first time...that's over 850 boxes of scores, recordings & archives preserved & accessible (and looking rather beautiful!)
The British Music Collection is actively seeking new collaborations and curators to draw out the stories within the Collection
Heritage Quay, woman using computer
If we can share and celebrate the achievements of past female composers we can build a foundation for new composers to walk onto where they are accepted as individuals and not just “women”.

The Halle - Concerto for clarinet and trumpet (exclusive rehearsal)

An exhibition for International Women's Day 2015 by multi-media artist Poulomi Desai
"Lol's playing was totally unique. When Solo Soprano was showed in Cafe Oto project space, people walked in off the street saying 'I can hear Lol Coxhill'."
A personal view of free-improvising saxophonist and raconteur Lol Coxhill, by artist film-maker and friend Helen Petts.

Solo Soprano - a portrait of Lol Coxhill (extract)

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A playlist celebrating the diversity of sounds created by women in the Collection for International Women's Day 2016
Heritage Quay
The British Music Collection has been fully sorted & repackaged for the first time...that's over 850 boxes of scores, recordings & archives preserved & accessible (and looking rather beautiful!)
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Find out more about the British Music Collection and the women within it on Friday 11th March 4-6pm at Lerryn's Cafe, Peckham

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