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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New Voices is an annual composer support scheme that exists to raise the profile of the most exciting new voices in Britain today.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival this year includes events at brand new archive centre, Heritage Quay

Graham Fitkin- Hook

"We loved his style and felt his jaggedly rhythmic music would fit perfectly with what we were trying to do with ensemblebash"

Alexander Goehr: Metamorphosis/Dance

"It’s Goehr writing in what I find to be his most engaging style"
"Walking into the room in which the British Music Collection is currently housed at the University of Huddersfield is quite awe inspiring"
Susanna Eastburn
"This is not comfortable music to listen to. But it can be beautiful, epic and direct."

Trios - Tristram Cary (edit)

"The Collection holds a number of recordings from early pioneers of electronic music"

Western Darlings

"I don't know exactly why I like McPherson's music, or rather, I seem to like each piece for radically different reasons"
Nicola LeFanu
"The music reflects, spirals and dances, its imagery infused by the art and poetry of the traditions from which it springs"

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