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Black history in music

This hub brings together resources exploring the history of Black performers and composers in the UK, as well as current issues around diversity and inclusion.

It includes a list of resources and blog pages, our latest playlist celebrating Black musicians in the UK (1910-1970), and our selection of works by a few of the incredible Black classical composers from history.

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) is the UK's professional body for musicians and a nationally recognised subject association for music education. We support over 11,000 musicians across the UK.