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Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book is the first to examine the relationship between the British military as a sponsor of music and musicians within wider aspects of music history during the long nineteenth century. While the ... More


Bands of Music

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the formation of military bands of music in the later eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries, their sponsorship by the aristocratic officer class, their repertoire and ... More


wMusical Identities and Infrastructures 1770–1857

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the instruments, instrumentations and repertoires of military bands before the mid-nineteenth century. It also deals with the issues relating to the invention of new musical ... More


Early days: the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union, 1893–1918

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the early history of the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union (AMU) and the work of its first General Secretary, Joseph Bevir (“Joe”) Williams. It illustrates the types of work ... More


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