Definition of music while you work in English:

music while you work

noun

British
historical
  • Continuous light music played to workers, especially in a factory; a radio broadcast of such music.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in John Betjeman (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster. From the title of a radio programme Music while you work from music + while + you [adjective, noun] + work.

Pronunciation

music while you work

/ˌmjuːzɪk wʌɪl juː ˈwəːk/