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Author Finnegan, Ruth H.
Title The hidden musicians : music-making in an English town / Ruth Finnegan.
Imprint Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, 2007.
Edition First Wesleyan edition.

Author Finnegan, Ruth H.
Subject Music -- England -- Milton Keynes -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Musicians -- England -- Milton Keynes.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 378 pages) : illustrations
Edition First Wesleyan edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-369) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface to the 2007 edition; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; 1 Introductory; 1 The existence and study of local music; 2 'Amateur' and 'professional' musicians; 3 Introduction to Milton Keynes and its music; 2 Musical worlds in Milton Keynes; 4 The classical music world at the local level; 5 The brass band world; 6 The folk music world; 7 The world of musical theatre; 8 Jazz; 9 The country and western world; 10 Rock and pop; 3 Contrasts and comparisons; 11 Learning music
12 Performances and their conditions13 Composition, creativity and performance; 14 Plural worlds; 4 The organisation and work of local music; 15 Music in the home and school; 16 The churches and music; 17 Club and pub music; 18 Working at it: organisation and administration in music groups -- the case of the Sherwood Choir; 19 Small working bands and their organisation; 20 Resources, rewards and support; 5 The significance of local music; 21 Pathways in urban living; 22 Music, society, humanity; Appendix A note on methods and presentation; Notes; References; Index; Music/Culture
Summary A classic ethnography reveals the worlds of amateur musicians. Back in print with a new preface.
ISBN 9780819574466 (electronic bk.)
0819574465 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 867050107
Additional Format Print version: Finnegan, Ruth H. Hidden musicians. First Wesleyan edition 9780819568533 (DLC) 2007929707 (OCoLC)154804533

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