Composers or sound artists based in or born in the UK are invited to join the British Music Collection. Scroll down to find out more...
Photo: Na'ama Zisser, London-based composer featured in the British Music Collection.



Sound and Music intern Conor is the first point of call for enquiries about the Collection. Here he introduces himself and selects a few of his favourite sounds from the British Music Collection


Phantasy quartet (Op.2) for oboe,violin,viola,cello

A retrospective on the early works of the British Music Collection by James Turnbull
The University of York led, AHRC-funded project 'From Score to Sound' project aims to implement and evaluate an approach for engaging the public in twentieth and twenty-first-century British music
"I looked at the index to look at the composers available online through the collection. The sheer number daunted me..."
Heritage Quay, woman using computer
The British Music Collection is actively seeking new collaborations and curators to draw out the stories within the Collection


"Ben Tassie's approach to his work has a sense of reflection on popular culture that seeks to go beyond both art music and pop music..."

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

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 textures of Na’ama’s work overlap and coat one another, hard edges and softer washes..."
Call for curator for Sound and Music Google Cultural Institute Online Exhibition