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Players' Work Time : A History of the British Musicians' Union, 1893-2013 (Hardcover) (John Williamson &

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Players work time examines the working lives of musicians over the past 120 years via the history of the Musicians' Union. This union has been at the centre of all major agreements covering the employment of musicians across the UK's music industries for this period and its role to date has largely been ignored by historians of the music profession, the music industries and trade unions. This book remedies that, providing fresh insight to musicians' working lives, the industries in which they work and wider British social life. It explores a history of confrontation, coercion and compromise played out across the nation's studios, performance spaces and airwaves.
Number of Pages: 270
Genre: Social Science, Music, Political Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: John Williamson & Martin Cloonan
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 51819631
UPC: 9781784991326
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-4600

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