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.
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“This handy book (first edition, 2011) is intended for those needing a guide to all facets of an industry that has undergone radical change in the past two decades. Rutter (Southampton Solent Univ., UK) keeps discussion of the history and evolution of the industry to a minimum and focuses on its current state … Topics covered include the transformation of the industry, live performance, copyright and publishing, record company deals, management and promotion, and synchronization … Each chapter includes references to written and online resources, and there is a helpful glossary of terminology. Several chapters include case studies and individual profiles. A useful book for those who are new to the subject or seeking a comprehensive reference.” - R. J. Phillips, Colorado State University
1 Introduction Paul Rutter 2 Music into industry Paul Rutter Contribution by Pete Astor 3 The live music industry sector Paul Rutter Contributions by Dave Robinson and Phil Pethybridge 4 Music ownership into copyright Paul Rutter 5 Music publishing Paul Rutter 6 The recorded music industry sector Paul Rutter Contributions by Phil Harding, Mike Smith, Peter Leathem and Lynne McDowell 7 Managing music Paul Rutter Contribution by Colin Lester 8 Promoting music Paul Rutter Contribution by Fiona Sturges 9 Music synchronisation and non-music brand relationships Stu Lambert Contribution by Simon May 10 The classical music business Marius Carboni 11 Music venture strategies Paul Rutter 12 Trading in the music industry Paul Rutter 13 Into the future: the nascent music industries Paul Rutter
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