This publication provides a commentary on the report ‘Sound Performance – The Economic Value of Music to the United Kingdom’ which summarises the statistical dimensions of the UK music industry, with particular reference to expenditure, turnover, ‘value added’ and overseas earnings.
A classic text on the social history of music, bringing together sociological and historical methods to address major themes such as the role of class in cultural definition and the establishment of a musical canon.
An essay on the important changes in the business of music in London around the turn of the twentieth-century.
Eleven essays that question the relationship between music and commerce, from authors such as Simon Frith, Sara Cohen, Simon McVeigh and Cyril Ehrlich.
Illustrated paperback history of the Wigmore Hall, London.
Report by UK Music into the economic impacts of major concerts and music festivals on ‘music tourism’.
In the first of our guest blog posts, Horace Trubridge, Assistant General Secretary of the Musicians’ Union, writes about the up-coming London 2012 Olympics and finds that, as usual, musicians are getting a raw deal. If you have had a similar experience or would like to join the debate, please do leave a comment underneath the post. A Story as …