Promoting honesty in the use of recorded music in live productions

1. INTRODUCTION The use of recorded music and digitised music devices in live productions and the use of playback by artists performing in TV programmes has become relatively commonplace. The Union recognises that there are occasions when logistical and/or economic reasons make it impractical to use musicians and singers playing and performing wholly live. The Union also recognises that a number of contemporary music genres have evolved from and rely upon the artful and creative use of recordings, we have many members who work with recordings and digitised sound in ways which are innovative, exciting and artistically valuable and the Union


The Musicians\' Union represents over thirty thousand musicians working in all sectors of the music business. As well as negotiating on behalf of our members with all the major employers in the industry, we offer a range of services for professional and student musicians of all ages. Please discover how we can help you by exploring our web site


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