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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"I looked at the index to look at the composers available online through the collection. The sheer number daunted me..."
Heritage Quay, woman using computer
The British Music Collection is actively seeking new collaborations and curators to draw out the stories within the Collection

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"

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