Discover a new work by Buster Woodruff-Bryant - the winner of the Young Person’s Opportunity for Climate. Sound. Change.

Sound and Music seeks artists, composers, curators, thinkers, or collectives from the African and Caribbean diaspora to take part in a new digital residency opportunity with the British Music Collection.

Listen to 'a remedy for the blues' by Sophie Marie Niang and Ruari Paterson-Achenbach, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call 

Discover ‘Peace of Mind : Piece of Mine’ a new work by MÉLOMAN3, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  

Discover ‘Now the Time’ a new work by Lunatraktors, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  

 

Discover the projects selected as creative responses to the climate crisis as part of the 'Climate. Sound. Change' open call - premiered across the next 3 weeks

New Voices 2020 composer Georgia Denham speaks to fellow composers who don't play piano, exploring the stigmas that still surround this in contemporary music

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.

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Composer Jonathan Pitkin describes the process of creating a bespoke software system to help him write for quarter tone flute.

 

For our 50 Things series, Sam Mackay recalls the powerful shock of Shiori Usui's ensemble work, from scratch

'Unpredictable: Conversations with Improvisers’ is a series that has grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation, its history in the UK and its international connections.

For our 50 Things series, writer Robert Barry looks at the unique and intricate score for Tristram  Cary's 1979 electronic work Nonet.

For our 50 Things series, soprano Juliet Fraser encounters Daphne Oram's wry and propulsive soundtrack to the 1963 film Snow (dir. Geoffrey Jones). #BMC50

As part of our #afemalecomposerday campaign marking International Women's Day, we highlight the life and work of composer Leslie Deere. 

As part of our #afemalecomposerday campaign marking International Women's Day, we highlight the life and work of composer Alice Mary Smith. 

For our 50 Things series, author and musicologist Robert Adlington re-traces the distinctive career of composer George Newson. #BMC50

As part of our #afemalecomposerday campaign marking International Women's Day, we highlight the life and work of composer Lilian Elkington. 

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