All You Need to Know About the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

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While still offering a complete survey of the business side of music from the basics, how to find a manager, an overview of the structure of the industry to deals, merchandising structures and so on, this second revised edition takes into account all the latest technology and the pursuant copyright more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 152 x 234 x 28mm | 497g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • index
  • 0140268065
  • 9780140268065

Table of contents

art 1 Your team of advisers: how to pick your team; personal managers; business managers; lawyers; agents. Part 2 Record deals: broad-stroke overviwe of the record business; advances and recoupment; rela-life numbers; other major deal points; producer's deals; advanced record deal points; advanced royalty computations; loan-out, independent production, label and distribution deals. Part 3 Songwriting and music publishing: copywright basics; publishing companies and income sources; secondary publishing income; bonus section!; songwriter deals; co-publishing and administrations deals; advanced copywright concepts; even more advanced copywright concepts. Part 4 Group issues. Part 5 Touring: personal appearences - touring. Part 6 Merchandizing: tour merchandizing; retail management. Part 7 Classical music. Part 8 Music in multi-media, on-line and other adventures in cyperspace. Part 9 Motion picture music: overview of motion picture music; performer deals; film songwriter deals; composer agreements; licensing existing recordings and existing songs for motion pictures; music supervisors; soundtrack album more

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