Music Business Handbook and Career Guide / Edition 5

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide / Edition 5

by David Baskerville, Gary McLaughlin
     
 

New edition of an up-to-date guide to the $100 billion music industry. It covers all aspects of the field including songwriting, publishing, copyright, licensing, artist management, promotion, retailing, media, and other topics such as careers in music and specific advice on getting started in this highly competitive profession. Seven chapters cover music in the… See more details below

Overview

New edition of an up-to-date guide to the $100 billion music industry. It covers all aspects of the field including songwriting, publishing, copyright, licensing, artist management, promotion, retailing, media, and other topics such as careers in music and specific advice on getting started in this highly competitive profession. Seven chapters cover music in the marketplace; songwriting, publishing, copyright; business affairs; the recording industry; music in broadcasting and film; and the Canadian music industry and international copyright. The book is illustrated with b&w photographs and tables and also contains an appendix with sample copyright forms, writing and publishing agreements, and directories of professional organizations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933056060
Publisher:
Sherwood Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
541

Meet the Author

Editor Tim Baskerville has a diverse background in entertainment and media. He began his career in broadcasting after receiving a B.A. in theater arts from UCLA. Early affiliations included CBS and Cox Broadcasting, where he served as a writer-producer. The first TV documentary he created for CBS stations was nominated for an Emmy. As a publisher and entrepreneur, he launched business periodicals on the home video software industry, global film distribution, and multinational broadcasting. Today, a publishing company he founded in London in the 1990s is one of the world’s leading providers of data on mobile entertainment (www.informamedia.com). In recent years he served as President of Kagan Research, the leading provider of financial analysis on the media industry, and CEO of JupiterResearch, a key source of consumer research on Web behavior. As a consultant, Baskerville’s clients have included the Motion Picture Association of America, Variety, Time Warner, IBM, International Data Corp., Young & Rubicam, JVC America, Apple, and The Rockefeller Foundation. He has been both a strategy consultant and weekly columnist for Billboard. Baskerville was Vice President of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA), member of the Writers Guild of America, west, and chapter founder of the Overseas Press Club of America.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1Overview3
2The music business system15
3Professional songwriting25
4Music publishing49
5Music copyright83
6Music licensing117
7Agents, managers, and attorneys143
8Artists' recording contracts159
9Unions and guilds181
10Artist management193
11Record production219
12Concert production243
13Arts administration263
14Music products285
15Scope of the recording industry301
16Record promotion, distribution, and retailing315
17Record markets335
18The digital age345
19Music in radio357
20Music in television375
21Dramatic scoring for motion pictures and TV393
22Music in advertising411
23Music and theater429
24Business music and production libraries443
25Career options449
26Starting your own business499
27Career development515
28What you need to know : about Canada's music scene527
29International copyright : the world market outside the United States538

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