100 Careers in the Music Business / Edition 2

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Overview

100 Careers in the Music Business presents easy-to-understand job descriptions, explanations of duties, and necessary qualifications for job applicants. Most important, you get an overview of the industry as it operates today.
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This overview of jobs in the music industry covers just about every aspect of the business, from composing and songwriting to recording, marketing, jobs relating to tours and festivals, music in films, TV, and advertising, and education. Crouch, who works in the industry, provides job overviews for a wide range of positions, from jingle writer to agent to mastering engineer. She lists prerequisites and special skills required for each job, and describes a day in the life. She offers pointers for the job search and a brief case study of someone working in that position, with background on each one's career path (there's no salary information, however). Boxes labeled "Voices of Experience" list the best and worst things about various jobs; "Career Tips" boxes offer advice. Appendices list unions, performing rights societies, and organizations, along with directories and magazines and a list of schools offering degrees related to music business management. A lengthy glossary explains terms, but unfortunately there is no index. Many teens dream of working in music; this practical overview of professions in the field will acquaint them with aspects of the industry they never knew existed. KLIATT Codes: JSA—Recommended for junior and senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2001, Barron's, 278p. bibliog., $14.95. Ages 13 to adult. Reviewer: Paula Rohrlick; September 2001 (Vol. 35 No. 5)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764139147
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 707,671
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Tanja L. Crouch has spent several years on the business side of the music industry. She has worked on tours for major artists, placed music in movies and TV shows, and written extensively about the music industry.
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Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Chapter 1 Composing-Songwriting 1
Chapter 2 Music Publishing 12
Chapter 3 Record Company 35
Chapter 4 Record Distribution Groups and Retail 96
Chapter 5 Recording 101
Chapter 6 Management 129
Chapter 7 Professional 143
Chapter 8 Creative Services and Video 147
Chapter 9 Marketing and Publicity 154
Chapter 10 Agent 163
Chapter 11 On Tour 168
Chapter 12 Music for Film, Television, and Advertising, and New Media 193
Chapter 13 Media: Print, Radio, and Television 210
Chapter 14 Events, Organizations, Societies, and Unions 219
Chapter 15 Education 234
Appendices
Unions, Performing Rights Societies, Organizations 237
Directories and Magazines 249
Four-Year Schools Offering Degrees in Music Business Management 253
Glossary 257
Additional Resources 271
Acknowledgments 277
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