THE PROMOTION OF LIVE MUSIC IN THE UK - A HISTORICAL, CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS

Project Details

Description

A historical, cultural and institutional analysis of the live music business in Britain

Layman's description

A historical, cultural and economic study of the live music business in Britain

Key findings

a) the live music business has to be understood in ecological terms, as a dynamic set of relations between local/national, big/small, and professional/amateur promoters
b) the power relations between the recorded and live music sectors have changed continuously aver the last fifty years
c) the music industry is better understood as a service rather than a rights industry
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date15/04/0814/04/11

Funding

  • AHRC: £393,775.00

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