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Founded in 1979, the British Music Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving Britain’s musical heritage with particular emphasis on 20th century composers through recordings, publications and events
Ellie Spence

Digitising the BMS Journals

An exciting new project to digitise all articles from all existing BMS Journals has started…

David Beck

Obituary: David Beck

Despite, or perhaps because of, sharing a surname with Swiss, German, American and Canadian composers, the British composer David Beck remained for much of his life in the shadows as an orchestral violinist…

Paul Carr Four New Seasons

New titles from Goodmusic

Music publisher Goodmusic has recently published around 100 new works, almost all of which are British. 

4th New Talent Youth Music competition

Jury for youth music contest announced

The jury panel for the 4th New Talent British International Youth Music Competition has been announced…

Elizabeth Wallfisch

Award for baroque violinist

The wife of BMS President Raphael Wallfisch has been awarded the Telemann prize…

 Latest features & reviews

VOYAGE OF A SEA-GOD

VOYAGE OF A SEA-GOD

The programme here follows the repertory for bassoon on its interesting journey from 1900-1999. Most, but not all, are by British composers, or British by adoption…

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