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Birmingham Town Hall

Some material we care for has a stronger connection to Birmingham than simply being part of our collection. Maybe a composer connected with the city, or another part of life in Birmingham. Other posts look at the musical life of the city – people, organisations, and their contributions.

Do you remember the Humline?

Made in Birmingham 2 – new listening edition

Staying tuned – alternative engagements

Made in Birmingham – Part 1

Music and W.H. Auden – a taster

CBSO: a hundred years of music-making

The Cottager’s Complaint: history in song

Grant Us Peace!

Tangled Tunes – the music of Albert Ketèlbey

‘Songs of the East’ – Granville Bantock and C19 exoticism

New music, the Birmingham way

Birmingham Triennial Festivals 1

Fire survivor