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.

chapter 3|24 pages

Copyright Basics in the Music Business

chapter 4|18 pages

Music Copyrights ©

chapter 5|18 pages

Sound Recording Copyrights P

chapter 6|32 pages

Music Publishing: The First Stream

chapter 7|26 pages

Live Entertainment: The Second Stream

chapter 8|24 pages

Recordings: The Main Stream

chapter 9|20 pages

The A&R Function

chapter 10|16 pages

The Production Function

chapter 11|34 pages

The Marketing Function: Product and Price

chapter 12|28 pages

The Marketing Function: Promotion and Place

chapter 13|26 pages

The Global Music and Recording Business