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All You Need to Know About the Music Business
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-05-18
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  • Publisher: RosettaBooks

No one understands the music industry--from the technology, to the legalities, to the new industry practices--better than veteran music lawyer Donald Passman. In this completely revised and updated seventh edition of All You Need To Know About the Music Business, which the Los Angeles Times called “the industry bible” and which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, Passman offers executives and artists, experts and novices alike the essential information they need not only to survive in these volatile and exciting times, but also to thrive. Drawing on his unique, up-to-the-minute experience as one of the most trusted advisors in the business, Passman offers advice concerning: - The C...

Music
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 24

Music

This text introduces readers to different kinds of music and the role it plays in society.

On Music
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 448

On Music

Benjamin Britten was a most reluctant public speaker. Yet his contributions were without doubt a major factor in the transformation during his lifetime of the structure of the art-music industry. This book, by bringing together all his published articles, unpublished speeches, drafts, and transcriptions of numerous radio interviews, explores the paradox of a reluctant yet influential cultural commentator, artist, and humanist. Whether talking about his own music, about the role of the artist in society, about music criticism, or wading into a debate on Soviet ideology at the height of the cold war, Britten always gave a performance which reinforced the notion of a private man who nonetheless saw the importance of public disclosure.

Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes]
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1270

Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes]

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-10-03
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A fascinating exploration of the relationship between American culture and music as defined by musicians, scholars, and critics from around the world.

Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 340

Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres and countries. Discourses of power in the region centre on some of the most contested social issues, most notably in relation to nationhood, gender and religion. Individual chapters examine the ways in which music serves as a forum for playing out issues of power, ideology, resistance and subversion.

Music and Gender
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 371

Music and Gender

The contributors explore the intimate relationships between music & gender, across the wide range of cultures around the Mediterranean. Essays examine musical behaviour as representation, assertion, & transgression of gender identities, compare gender roles & discuss issues of ethnicity & religion.

Music and Conflict
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Music and Conflict

This volume charts a new frontier of applied ethnomusicology by highlighting the role of music in both inciting and resolving a spectrum of social and political conflicts in the contemporary world. Examining the materials and practices of music-making, contributors detail how music and performance are deployed to critique power structures and to nurture cultural awareness among communities in conflict. The essays here range from musicological studies to ethnographic analyses to accounts of practical interventions that could serve as models for conflict resolution. Music and Conflict reveals how musical texts are manipulated by opposing groups to promote conflict and how music can be utilized...

Sound Structure in Music
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 205

Sound Structure in Music

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Music and Gender
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 376

Music and Gender

International scholars engage in a conversation about music and gender in various cross-culture case studies in an effort to determine how music can help individuals, groups, and nations bridge difficult times of changing values.

Music in the Seventeenth Century
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 346

Music in the Seventeenth Century

Examines musical life in the seventeenth century, a period of profound change in the history of music.