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7th November 2017

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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.



Kay Grant voice June 2016

"There are always times – in conversation as well as in improvisation – when the best response is silence..."

"All I know is there’s a reason musicians and composers shouldn’t talk." 


The Custodians

"Improvisation to me is a journey each time, that is followed by a memory"

Marios and Maxim in a garden

Oxford Philharmonic's Marios Papadopoulos brings New Music to one of the world’s oldest Universities

We are seeking a composer to curate our tenth online exhibition with Google Arts & Culture on the theme of music and fashion!

Ben Gaunt - Empty Hand, Peaceful Mind

"I enjoy writing music that is about more than just one thing, and I’ve come to view a composition as the end result of a learning process"

Ailís Ní Ríain

Ailís Ní Ríain will be Embedded with the British Music Collection and Unlimited Impact.

Patricia Alessandrini

Patricia Alessandrini on Embedded with Red Note

Hannah Marshall and Paul G. Smyth

"Improvised music accepts extreme and absurd parts of all of us"