In a new feature, we highlight 5 connected composers from the collection. First off: pioneers of early Electronic Music.
Following a second placement with Sound and Music, intern Aaron Harrex shines a light on three of his favourite composers from the British Music Collection.
Composer Caro C interviews electronic music pioneer Janet Beat, discussing her fascinating history - alongside an exclusive online premiere of Janet's work.
Jack Robinson reflects on the legacy of lesser-known composer, music educator and teacher Margo Fagan.
Edewede Oriwoh on the lack of accurate representation of African composers, and the history of African composition, across the internet.
Nicola Jane Buttigieg introduces her ‘Beatbox Notation Loop Builder’ - which explores alternative ways to approach musical notation.
Composer Jonathan Pitkin describes the process of creating a bespoke software system to help him write for quarter tone flute.
Sound and Music Administrator Grace is the first point of call for the Collection. Here she explores the ‘new’ in the British Music Collection to question what we mean when we talk about ‘new’ music.
An animation produced by participants at a workshop at Heritage Quay in June 2016.