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Photo: Na'ama Zisser, London-based composer featured in the British Music Collection.



Ruth Montgomery with flute

The first of a series of articles relating to Ailís' Embedded residency at the British Music Collection

"What brings me back to that period of my artistic career is a kind of transgresive approach to intensity, which I try to generate in my present work"

The sixth article in a series on pieces for young players from the 1960s and 70s

"I’m very interested in the material and acoustic properties of both architectural spaces and musical instruments..."


"As far as modern classical music composition goes, I think even attempting to be political is a challenge to some discriminatory structures."

The fifth article in a series on pieces for young players from the 1960s and 70s

Inviting proposals for a review of the British Music Collection's data and metadata


An animation produced by participants at a workshop at Heritage Quay in June 2016.

Duncan Chapman

'Music for Young Players' is a series of experimental scores from the 1960s and 1970s in the British Music Collection