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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

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  • This Business of Urban Musicby James Walker

    Ten Speed Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    The first reference book all about the business side of gospel and urban music. Hip-hop and R&B hold 25 percent of the consumer music market. Another 20 percent is held by religious (gospel and Christian) music, soul, disco, dance, and jazz. Here?s the first reference book to offer sound business and legal advice specifically tailored to these areas... more...

  • Anforderungsprofile für Künstlermanagerby Ki-Won Sur

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.51

    Musik ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil des täglichen Lebens. Aktives Musikhören gehört zu den häufigsten Freizeitaktivitäten der deutschen Bürger. Auch im Alltag haben Menschen ständig Kontakt mit Musik, ob beim Einkaufen im Supermarkt oder bei einem Treffen mit Freunden im Cafe. Oftmals lassen Menschen auch bei anderen Aktivitäten Musik im Hintergrund... more...

  • Rechtsrock im Wandel: Eine Textanalyse von Rechtsrock-Bandsby Thomas Naumann

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 15.16

    "Rechtsrock im Wandel" gliedert sich in eine Bestandsaufnahme und einen Analyseteil. Der Autor, der zunächst die der Arbeit zugrundeliegenden Theoriekonstrukte des Rechtsextremismus definiert, zeichnet folgend Grundzüge der Geschichte der rechtsextremen Musikszene in Großbritannien und Deutschland nach. Hierbei wird die entscheidende Rolle des Frontmanns... more...

  • Media and Popular Musicby Peter Mills

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00

    This book analyses the relationships between music and contemporary media, both via the mediation of music, and music as mediator. It does so through a series of original interviews with key practitioners: musicians, writers, magazine editors, radio presenters and major and independent label bosses. Through these interviews, theory and practice are... more...

  • Beyond Talentby Angela Myles Beeching

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    This guide is a gold mine of detailed advice, real life examples and options for any musician serious about a career as a performing artist. Offering an entrepreneurial approach, this book covers artist management, publicity, recordings, websites, fundraising, and freelancing, plus how to manage money, stress and time. more...

  • Bandalismby Julian Ridgway

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Bandalism [ban-d?l-i-z?m] n .: the willful or malicious destruction of, or damage to, the fabric of a rock/pop/indie group brought about by one or more of its members Axl Rose's monumental meltdowns . . . Kurt Cobain's tragic band-slaying suicide: The long history of platinum-selling überband implosions is more dramatic than a Russian novel. But... more...

  • The Musician's Guide to the Roadby Susan Voelz

    Ten Speed Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    An all-access pass to what goes on backstage, onstage, and on the way to the stage. What's a tour bus like? What are the band members saying to each other on stage? Exactly how much sex, how many drugs, how much rock 'n' roll are we talking here? The Musician's Guide to the Road answers all these questions and many, many, many more. Both a valuable... more...

  • Kidz Bop: Be a Pop Star!by Kimberly Potts

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 9.99

    Everything kids need to know to make their rock star dreams come true! From writing cool songs and getting a group together to putting on shows and shooting music videos, this is all aspiring rockers need to take the world by stage--just like the Kidz Bop kids do! Plus! As an added bonus, these enthusiastic song lovers will be able to participate... more...

  • The Performing Lifeby Sharon Mabry

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    The Performing Life: A Singer?s Guide to Survival is the first-hand account of the 35-year career of singer, music professor, and recording artist Sharon Mabry, who draws on personal experience to explore how professional singers survive in the face of personal and professional pressures, exorbitant expectations, illness, and the demands of their public.... more...

  • Music Career Advisingby Dr. Eric Branscome

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 20.99

    Music Career Advising: A Guide for Parents Students and Teachers answers the most common music career questions through research-based career advising strategies, a comprehensive inventory of music careers, bibliography of print and on-line music career resources, and additional information gathered through interviews with leading musicians in the... more...