1st Edition

Music Business: The Key Concepts





ISBN 9780415995351
Published August 27, 2009 by Routledge
208 Pages

USD $34.95

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Book Description

Music Business: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to the terminology commonly used in the music business today. It embraces definitions from a number of relevant fields, including:

  • general business
  • marketing
  • e-commerce
  • intellectual property law
  • economics
  • entrepreneurship

In an accessible A-Z format and fully cross-referenced throughout, this book is essential reading for music business students as well as those interested in the music industry.

Table of Contents

Advance; Advertising; Agent; Airplay; Audio Engineer; Black Box Income; Buenos Aires Convention; Controlled Composition; Copyright; Cross Collateralization; Demo; Distribution; Federal Trade Commission (FTC); Four Walling; Interpolation; Minimum Advertised Price (MAP); Ofcom; Peer-to-Peer Network (P2P); Piracy; Royalty; SoundScan; Statutory Rate

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Biography

Richard Strasser is Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at Northeastern University. He has written several articles on the music business and is co-author with John Shirley of The Savvy Studio Owner (2005).

Reviews

"it is a handy reference book for anyone involved or interested in the business aspect of the music industry..." -CHOICE