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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Akiha Den Den - Lighthouse Arts

"His piece vividly captures not only the structure of this now “ghost” building but also a real sense of an early 1950s futurist ideal"
Sample the impressive breadth and range of New Voices 2015 with this special playlist of their work.
Sound and Music is offering one to one phone surgeries for composers interested in the Collection.
Susanna Eastburn
"Where would you go to find an eclectic and fascinating collection of 20th and 21st Century British art?"

Hugh Davies - Shozyg 1 & 2 (1969)

"Davies reveals the minute musical potential of all sorts of items including screwdrivers, egg slicers and scraps of metal..."

Solo Soprano - a portrait of Lol Coxhill (extract)

"Lol's playing was totally unique. When Solo Soprano was showed in Cafe Oto project space, people walked in off the street saying 'I can hear Lol Coxhill'."
"The work I'm doing could be compared to monks copying manuscripts by hand. I feel I could be considered a monk of the 21st Century..."

Derriere Le Miroir

Sohrab Uduman began his musical life as a clarinettist before going on to study composition in Birmingham with Jonty Harrison and Vic Hoyland.
We are starting to see the beginning of the transformation of the Collection into a world leading resource for new music discovery.

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