The politics of dancing: 1934-1945
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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.

Players’ work time

A history of the British Musicians’ Union, 1893–2013



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