The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition is an expert resource and guide for all those seeking an authoritative and user-friendly overview of the music industry today.
The new edition includes coverage of the latest developments in music streaming, including new business models created by the streaming service sector. There is also expanded exploration of the music industry in different regions of the UK and in other areas of Europe, and coverage of new debates within the music industry, including the impact of copyright extensions on the UK music industry and the business protocols involved when music is used in film and advertising.
The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition also includes:
- in-depth explorations of different elements of the music industry, including the live music sector, the recording industry and the classic music business
- analysis of business practices across all areas of the industry, including publishing, synchronisation and trading in the music industry
- profiles presenting interviews with key figures working in the music industry
- detailed further reading for each chapter and a glossary of essential music industry terms.
About the Author
Paul Rutter is an Associate Professor and Programme Group Leader of the Popular Music Scheme at Southampton Solent University, UK. He is a writer, musician, international songwriter/composer and music producer. Paul is a regular on-air guest contributor, commentator and research consultant in BBC media on popular music news and issues and has over 30 years’ experience in the music industries. He is also chapter author of ‘Soundtracks: Using Music in Film’ in The Film Handbook (Mark de Valk with Sarah Arnold, 2013).
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Foreword Feargal Sharkey 1. Introduction 2. Music into Industry Paul Rutter and Pete Astor 3. The Live Music Industry Sector 4. Music Ownership into Copyright 5. Music Publishing 6. The Recorded Music Industry Sector Paul Rutter and Mike Smith 7. Managing Music 8. Promoting Music 9. Synchronisation and Non-Music Brands Stu Lambert and Simon May 10. The Classical Music Business Marius Carboni 11. Music Venture Strategies 12. Trading in the Music Industry 13. Into the Future Glossary Index