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C:T talks to Paul Griffiths, acclaimed author on new music, writer, librettist, critic and much more. His textbooks 'Modern Music' and 'Modern Music and after' are classics in their field. His work as a librettist includes on Elliot Carter's first opera 'What Next?'.

C:T speaks to Bill Bankes Jones, artistic director of Tête à Tête. The company has produced three highly acclaimed shows of new opera, and is currently developing a new full length piece with composer Julian Grant.

C:T talks to David Bruce, composer and founder of CompositionToday. David is currently under commission to Genesis Opera Foundation for a full-length opera, Push!, and has recently completed the score for leading theatre company Trestle’s latest success, The Smallest Person.

So an ensemble or player has contacted you and want to commission a new piece. Many composers are so happy even to be asked they sell themselves short. We look at the guidelines from the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters as to the fees you should really be asking for.

Paul Driver talks to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies about the role the String Quartet has played throughout his career.

We've added a collection of percussion sounds to our Sound Bank.

A new interview with Francisco Lara, of one Spain's leading young composers.

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Christian Morris talks to composer Philip Venables
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