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The Music Business and Recording Industry

3rd Edition

By Geoffrey P Hull, Geoffrey Hull, Thomas Hutchison, Richard Strasser


384 pages

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Paperback: 9780415875615
pub: 2010-11-09
Hardback: 9780415875608
pub: 2010-11-09
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pub: 2011-06-23
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The Music Business and Recording Industry is a comprehensive music business textbook focused on the three income streams in the music industry: music publishing, live entertainment, and recordings. The book provides a sound foundation for understanding key issues, while presenting the latest research in the field. It covers the changes in the industry brought about by the digital age, such as changing methods of distributing and accessing music and new approaches in marketing with the Internet and mobile applications. New developments in copyright law are also examined, along with the global and regional differences in the music business.


"Not only is the coverage in this book complete, it is throroughly enjoyable to read. Hull covers every important detail up to and including the struggles that the industry now faces with the Internet." -- Michael J. Bonnard, Notes

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Media & Communications Industries
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Recording & Reproduction