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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Ryan Latimer

Ryan Latimer on Embedded with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Lawrence Dunn

Lawrence Dunn on Portfolio with Sounding Motion

"I knew I’d found something that definitely wasn’t what I wasn’t looking for..."

Visiting Hugh Davies

An holistic approach to music making curated by Bill Vine

Deborah Pritchard

Deborah Pritchard on Embedded with Lichfield Festival

Image of Ben Gaunt writing on manuscript paper

"I don’t want to write about myself. That’s boring..."

"In developing my own practices, and through a general interest in the lives and work of those whose music I most admire, I have frequently found myself transported by the details of another composer's writing habits"

Leslie Deere

Leslie Deere on Embedded with Music Hackspace

Jonathan Harvey - Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco (1980)

"The sheer fact Jonathan Harvey was the first British composer to really tackle Spectralism is enough reason for him to be celebrated for millennia..."

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