Bringing Britain’s musical heritage alive

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

Until 31 March 2021 we are having a Stock Take Sale.

You can buy selected CDs for as little as £5 – and further discounts are available if you buy 5 or 10 CDs together.


Steuart Bedford

Obituary: Steuart Bedford

Former artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival Steuart Bedford has died aged 81.

Humans of Classical Music

Music initiative goes live

A new initiative sees musicians, actors, comedians and podcasters from around the world recommend their favourite piece of classical music in a series one minute videos.

Ross Winter

Obituary: Ross Winters

The former Professor of Recorder at the Royal College of Music, Ross Winters, has died aged 69.

Eric Wetherell

Obituary: Eric Wetherell

Eric Wetherell, a BMS member and senior musical producer at BBC Radio 3 until his retirement, has died aged 95.

Thurston Dart

Thurston Dart anniversaries

Saturday 6 March marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Thurston Dart and 3 September will be the centenary of his birth.

 Latest features & reviews

REAWAKENED: Clarinet Concertos

REAWAKENED: Clarinet Concertos

The aim of this disc, ‘Reawakened’, is an attempt, in three cases. to restore to public favour forgotten clarinet concertos and, in addition, to widen the appeal and scope of the fourth work.

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