Introducing a new series of articles mapping the last fifty years of new music in the UK

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.

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BENJAMIN TASSIE - Body 'Four'

"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
The British Music Collection's new website is here.... Harry Cooper leads you through the new features of the Collection
Tobias gives an insight into his fascinating research, searching for 'missing scores'
"Often these short pieces are like prose poems, where an observer visits a site of natural and historical interest"

Scintilla

"As a composer it is increasingly difficult to escape the intervention of technology into one’s working practice"
"The work of Gavin Bryars is well known, well respected, well loved and well documented"

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