Music Reference Resources - Music Business
This Business of Music: The Definitive Guide to the Music Industry,
by Krasilovsky and Shemel (2000, 2003).
Ref. ML3790.S5 2003 and Tutt Library ML3790.S5 2000.
Considers all aspects of the music business. The 2000 edition includes “CD-ROM (with) ready-to-print Copyright Office documents, sample contracts, and articles and bulletins from the major U.S. performing rights societies.”
Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, fourth edition, by Field (2000).
Ref. ML3795 .F499 2000 Tutt Library
“Complete guide to over 80 careers in the music industry.” Includes directories of colleges and universities, technical information, vocational schools, unions, associations, and publications.
Music Business Handbook & Career Guide, seventh edition, by Baskerville (2001).
Ref. ML3795 .B33 2001 Tutt Library
Covers Songwriting and Publishing, Business Affairs, The Recording Industry, Music in Broadcasting and Film.
The Dictionary of Music Business Terms, by Whitsett (1998).
Ref. ML102 .M85 W8
Simple, concise presentation of music business terms.
MusicAmerica.com-the business source for the performing arts.
The Web site for the print publication, Musical America. A portion of it is free, and includes an events calendar, press releases, links to classical music industry organizations, some articles, and some searches of artists, managers, companies, and organizations. Emphasis on classical music.
Yahoo Entertainment Directory-Music Industry Resources.
Links to many sites with a pop/rock emphasis.