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Playlist: BBC Proms modern composers

This week we're celebrating the breadth and diversity of the BBC Proms. With the 119th season now in full flow, we've scoured the exhaustive programme to unearth some of the most interesting UK composers taking part this year. From Julian Anderson's opening piece Harmony to Django Bates’ The Study of Touch, many of Britain’s best working composers have won new commissions or premieres. Listen to our pick here.

How to score brass for film and TV

M hears from two of composers - Andrew Pearce and Matt Dunkley - on how to score and work with brass instruments when composing for the screen…

Interview: Matthew Herbert

We talk to the pioneering soundsmith as he launches his latest sonic adventure at National Theatre outcrop The Shed.