Music Business: The Key Concepts
Routledge – 2010 – 208 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Music Business: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to the terminology commonly used in the music business today. It embraces definitions from a number of relevant fields, including:
In an accessible A-Z format and fully cross-referenced throughout, this book is essential reading for music business students as well as those interested in the music industry.
"it is a handy reference book for anyone involved or interested in the business aspect of the music industry…" -CHOICE
Advance; Advertising; Agent; Airplay; Audio Engineer; Black Box Income; Buenos Aires Convention; Controlled Composition; Copyright; Cross Collateralization; Demo; Distribution; Federal Trade Commission (FTC); Four Walling; Interpolation; Minimum Advertised Price (MAP); Ofcom; Peer-to-Peer Network (P2P); Piracy; Royalty; SoundScan; Statutory Rate
Richard Strasser is Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at Northeastern University. He has written several articles on the music business and is co-author with John Shirley of The Savvy Studio Owner (2005).