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Author Korczynski, Marek.
Title Rhythms of labour : music at work in Britain / Marek Korczynski, Michael Pickering and Emma Robertson.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Subject Work songs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Working class -- Great Britain -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Alt Name Pickering, Michael.
Robertson, Emma, 1976-
Description 1 online resource (x, 347 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary The first exploration of the history of music at work in Britain, from pre-industrialisation to the present day.
Contents 1. Music at work and the sound of silence -- pt. I Music at Wokr in Pre-Industrial Contexts -- 2. From work song to singing at work -- 3. Hearing the British Isles singing -- 4. Fancy and function -- 5.Community -- 6. Voice.
pt. II Industrialisation and Music at Work -- 7. Silenced -- 8. Fragments of singing in the factory.
pt. III Broadcast Music in the Workplace -- 9. Instrumental music? The rise of broadcast music in factories -- 10. Music and meaning on the factory floor -- 11. Learning from the history of music at work.
ISBN 9781107249875 (electronic bk.)
1107249872 (electronic bk.)
9781139030311 (electronic bk.)
1139030310 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 855022939
Additional Format Print version: Korczynski, Marek. Rhythms of labour. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107000179 (DLC) 2012040137 (OCoLC)812122327.