Music: the Business: Fully Revised and Updated, Including the Latest Changes to Copyright Law (Hardback)

by Ann Harrison

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This essential and highly acclaimed guide, now updated and revised in its sixth edition, explains the business of the British music industry. Drawing on her extensive experience as a media lawyer, Ann Harrison offers a unique, expert opinion on the deals, the contracts and the business as a whole. She examines in detail the changing face of the music industry and provides absorbing and up-to-date case studies. Whether you're a recording artist, songwriter, music business manager, industry executive, publisher, journalist, media student, accountant or lawyer, this practical and comprehensive guide is indispensable reading. It is fully revised and updated. It includes the current types of record and publishing deals, and what you can expect to see in the contracts. It offers a guide to make a record, manufacture, distribution, branding, marketing, merchandising, sponsorship, band arrangements and touring. The most up-to-date information on copyright law and related rights. It is an in-depth look at digital downloads, streaming, online marketing and piracy. Case studies illustrating key developments and legal jargon explained.

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