Fiction has been adapted into popular films and TV for years – but now there is growing interest in bespoke scores for novels. The Scottish micro label Bibliotapes has made literature-inspired music into an entire business. The label’s objective – asking musicians to compose new scores to classic novels – is an idea so simple it could almost be a happy accident. Stuart McLean, who runs it, suggests that’s the case.
Source: Writers’ notes: the record labels remixing novels into music