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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We've once again highlighted connected composers from the collection. This time we've chosen 5 sets of composer families.

Sound and Music New Voices composer Alex Ho introduces Tan Dun’s ‘Ghost Opera’ in relation to locating Chinese diasporic identity.

Sound and Music seeks curators for the second edition of its series celebrating black composers and music creators based in the UK.

In a new feature, we highlight 5 connected composers from the collection. First off: pioneers of early Electronic Music. 

Drake Music Workshop

Drake Music, in partnership with Sound and Music, have announced 3 exciting opportunities for Deaf and/or Disabled musicians to create a new piece of music and collaborate with a film-maker.

 

Following a second placement with Sound and Music, intern Aaron Harrex shines a light on three of his favourite composers from the British Music Collection.

 

Janet Beat

Composer Caro C interviews electronic music pioneer Janet Beat, discussing her fascinating history - alongside an exclusive online premiere of Janet's work.

Jack Robinson reflects on the legacy of lesser-known composer, music educator and teacher Margo Fagan.

Edewede Oriwoh on the lack of accurate representation of African composers, and the history of African composition, across the internet.  

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