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Author Passman, Donald S.
Title All you need to know about the music business / Donald S. Passman ; illustrations by Randy Glass.
Imprint New York : Free Press, 2009.
Edition 7th ed., Free Press hardcover ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  ML3790 .P35 2009    AVAILABLE


Call # ML3790 .P35 2009
Phys. Description xx, 458 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Your team of advisors. How to pick a team ; Personal managers ; Business managers ; Attorneys ; Agents -- Record deals. Broad-strokes overview of the record business ; Advances and recoupment ; Real-life numbers ; Other major deal points ; Producer and mixer deals ; Advanced record deal points ; Advanced royalty computations ; Loan-out, independent production, label, and distribution deals -- Songwriting and music publishing. Copyright basics ; Publishing companies and major income sources ; Secondary publishing income ; Songwriter deals ; Copublishing and administration deals ; Advanced copyright concepts ; Even more advanced copyright concepts -- Group issues. Groups -- Touring. Personal appearances, touring -- Merchandising. Tour merchandising ; Retail merchandising -- Classical music. Classical music -- 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 deals.
Summary This revised and updated edition provides crucial information on the industry's adaptations to today's technological advances and uncertain economy.
Subject Music trade -- United States.
Music -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Copyright -- Music -- United States.
Popular music -- Writing and publishing.
ISBN 9781439153017