"...Phyllis was later to become dissatisfied with most of this early work, committing nearly all of the scores to flames." #BMC50
"These scores highlight the sounds that subconsciously colour our experience of particular times, places or objects." #BMC50
"Once performed, these scores can become site-specific meditations, or give rise to fresh musical responses that encourage people to reappraise the landscape around them." #BMC50
"Graphic scores can engage with the act of ‘composing’ as a kind of performance in its own right... " #BMC50
"Graphic scores have the potential to challenge some of the traditional creative hierarchies by perpetuating more democratic, inclusive forms of music making and appreciation." #BMC50
"I was the progeny of utterly charming but completely incompetent parents - they existed in a continual state of ill-health (mostly emotional) and in a permanent state of panic and apprehension. " #BMC50
Sound and Music is delighted to announce the following exhibition by composer and curator Jacob Thompson-Bell, specially commissioned for the launch of #BMC50, the British Music Collection at 50 years.