2nd Edition

Music Business The Key Concepts

By Richard Strasser Copyright 2025
    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    Music Business: The Key Concepts, second edition, is a comprehensive guide to the terminology commonly used in the music business today.

    This updated second edition responds to the music industry's increasingly digital and ever-evolving environment, with 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.

    List of Key Concepts

    Preface to the Second Edition



    KEY CONCEPTS                                                                                                  





    Richard Strasser is Associate Professor in the Department of Music and Entertainment Studies at the University of Colorado Denver. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the music industry and is author of the blog The Analytical Musician (www.theanalyticalmusician.com)