An outline of the practical issues to consider in undertaking a substantive and systematic study of the economic impact of live music in the UK
A semi-autobiographical account in which Sir Alan Peacock examines the subject of arts funding.
A study of concert life in Vienna between 1760 and 1810.
A history of music in London during the second half of the eighteenth century, a period which saw the establishment of the public concert.
Critique of orchestral music in London by Gavin Henderson, then Manager of the Philharmonia Orchestra and Artistic Director of the York Festival.
A history of Britain’s Performing Right Society, founded in 1914 to represent writers and publishers of all styles of music.
Academic study setting out the economic problems of performing groups, namely that they can achieve neither the economies of scale nor the reduction of labour costs to compete with mass entertainment media.
Report by UK Music into the economic impacts of major concerts and music festivals on ‘music tourism’.