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Musical Collaborations at the RSC

  • Millie Taylor
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in British Musical Theatre book series (PSBMT)

Abstract

This chapter concentrates on the production of music: who is involved in that process, and what are the structures within which they worked at the RSC at the time of this study. The facets of this enquiry include questions around the nature of music management, the employment practices of composers and musicians, the economics of music production and the working practices for musicians in performance. The findings reveal that the slow pace of evolution during which individuals worked together for several years, and in some cases decades, had a positive impact on the creativity and the nature of the ensemble produced among its members.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Millie Taylor
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  1. 1.Department of Performing ArtsUniversity of WinchesterWinchesterUK

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