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Players' work timeA history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013$
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Martin Cloonan and John Williamson

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781784991326

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.001.0001

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The politics of dancing: 1934–1945

The politics of dancing: 1934–1945

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Players' work time

John Williamson

Martin Cloonan

Manchester University Press

This chapter outlines the history of the MU from the mid 1930s to the end of the Second World War. It includes sections on the state of the music professions, the Union’s internal politics, the introduction of a “ban” on foreign musicians entering the UK to work, relations with the BBC and PPL and the effect of war in the music profession

Keywords:   Voluntary Organising Committee, Communist Part of Great Britain, Ministry of Labour “ban” on “alien” musicians, BBC, Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL), Needletime, World War II

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