Live music vs. recorded music

Osborne, Richard ORCID logoORCID: (2021) Live music vs. recorded music. In: Music by numbers: the use and abuse of statistics in the music industries. Osborne, Richard ORCID logoORCID: and Laing, Dave, eds. intellect, Bristol, pp. 127-147. ISBN 9781789382532, e-ISBN 9781789382556, e-ISBN 9781789382549, pbk-ISBN 9781789387520. [Book Section]

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This chapter explores claims that the live music industry generates more revenue than the recorded music industry in the UK. To do so, it takes a close look at statistics compiled by PRS for Music and UK Music, addressing four questions: (1) What is the purpose of their statistics reports? (2) What do they include in their totals for ‘recording’ and ‘live’? (3) How is the statistical information categorized? (4) Are performers able to assess their share of the money?

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 29830
Notes on copyright: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a chapter published by Intellect in 'Music by numbers: the use and abuse of statistics in the music industries', the final published version is available at:
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Date Deposited: 11 May 2020 16:50
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2023 14:42

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