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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The eleventh in the series - 'Unpredictable: Conversations with Improvisers’ is a series that has grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation.

For our 50 Things series, composer Louis d'Heudieres recalls a memorable encounter with Ingamells' A performance is never rehearsed, a performance is never repeated

The tenth in the series - 'Unpredictable: Conversations with Improvisers’ is a series that has grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation.

The ninth in the series: Rie Nakajima is a Japanese artist working with installations and performances that produce sound.

For our 50 Things series, musicologist Lisa Colton looks at Revelations of the Seven Angels, a work that narrates parenthood and loss emphatically from a woman's perspective.

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The eigth in the series - 'Unpredictable: Conversations with Improvisers’ is a series that has grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation.

For our 50 Things series, clarinettist Heather Roche describes how learning the unique music of Bryn Harrison opened up a new way of thinking about her instrument.

For our 50 Things series, author Tim Rutherford-Johnson reflects on Alwynne Pritchard's Craw and the role of publishing and the internet in the lives of contemporary composers.

For our 50 Things series, composer Georgia Rodgers investigates the elaborate tape experiment of Simon Emmerson's Spirit of '76.

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