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Author David Baskerville, Ph.D., gives a detailed, comprehensive look at how the music business really works today. Winner of the Deems Taylor ASCAP Award for outstanding books on music, this book is a text in nearly 200 universities. Written in an informal style, it offers concise, practical information on career possibilities, including qualifications & employment prospects for many music & music-related careers. Topics include: songwriting, publishing, copyright, business affairs such as music licensing, unions, agents, managers, attorneys. The book covers artist management, concert promotion, music merchandising & arts administration. A section on the record industry has chapters on record markets, recording contracts, record production & record promotion, distribution & merchandising. Many aspects of music in broadcasting are covered. Information on the Canadian music industry is included as well as copyright in foreign countries. The author's background includes experience as an instrumentalist, composer & conductor in Hollywood, as well as a consultant to the entertainment industry, & an educator at the University of Colorado, Denver. Contains many illustrations, sample forms & an index, glossary & list of professional organizations. Order from: Sherwood Publishing, P.O. Box 4198, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359.