Composer Jonathan Pitkin describes the process of creating a bespoke software system to help him write for quarter tone flute.
For our 50 Things series, Sam Mackay recalls the powerful shock of Shiori Usui's ensemble work, from scratch
'Unpredictable: Conversations with Improvisers’ is a series that has grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation, its history in the UK and its international connections.
For our 50 Things series, writer Robert Barry looks at the unique and intricate score for Tristram Cary's 1979 electronic work Nonet.
For our 50 Things series, soprano Juliet Fraser encounters Daphne Oram's wry and propulsive soundtrack to the 1963 film Snow (dir. Geoffrey Jones). #BMC50
As part of our #afemalecomposerday campaign marking International Women's Day, we highlight the life and work of composer Leslie Deere.
For our 50 Things series, author and musicologist Robert Adlington re-traces the distinctive career of composer George Newson. #BMC50