All you need to know about the music business / Donald S. Passman ; illustrations by Randy Glass.
Author: Passman, Donald S.
Edition: 8th ed., Free Press hardcover ed.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781451682465 (hbk.)
Description: xxiv, 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Music trade United States.
Music Economic aspects United States.
Copyright Music United States.
Popular music Writing and publishing.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: pt. 1. Your team of advisors. How to pick a team -- Personal managers -- Business managers -- Attorneys -- Agents -- pt. 2. Record deals. Broad-strokes overview of the record business -- Advances and recoupment -- Real-life numbers -- Other major deal points -- Producer and mixer deals -- Advanced royalty computations -- Advanced record deal points -- Loan-out, independent production, label, and distribution deals -- pt. 3. 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 -- pt. 4. Group issues. Groups -- pt. 5. Touring. Personal appearances : touring -- pt. 6. Merchandising. Tour merchandising -- Retail merchandising -- pt. 7. Classical music. Classical music. -- pt. 8. 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.