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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
In the late 1990s, the MP3 became the de facto standard for digital audio files and the networked computer began to claim a significant place in the lives of more and more listeners. The dovetailing of these two circumstances is the basis of a new mode of musical production and distribution where new practices emerge. This book is not a definitive... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95
The music industry is going through a period of immense change brought about in part by the digital revolution. What is the role of music in the age of computers and the Internet? How has the music industry been transformed by the economic and technological upheavals of recent years, and how is it likely to change in the future? This thoroughly revised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
With the evolution of the music business and the shifting influence of large record labels, the artist manager is now ? more than ever ? at the center of an artist?s career. Artist managers are tasked with keeping abreast of the music industry and supporting the artists under their management while simultaneously managing their own careers. Including... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 8.47
In this fun and light-hearted book, see the world of classical music as it?s never been seen before. Using flow charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams, checklists, graphs and other ingenious graphics, the Classic FM team have neatly represented Britain?s favourite pieces of classical music, musicians and composers, along with insights on orchestras, concert... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 14.00
On October 23, 2001, Apple Computer, a company known for its chic, cutting-edge technology -- if not necessarily for its dominant market share -- launched a product with an enticing promise: You can carry an entire music collection in your pocket. It was called the iPod. What happened next exceeded the company's wildest dreams. Over 50 million people... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 15.00
A decade ago the vast majority of mainstream music was funneled through a handful of media conglomerates. Now, more people are listening to more music from a greater variety of sources than at any time in history. And big corporations such as Viacom, Clear Channel, and Sony are no longer the sole gatekeepers and distributors, their monopoly busted... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
The music industry has been waging significant battles in recent years, reacting to numerous inter-related crises provoked by globalization, digitalization and the ever more extensive commercialization of public culture. This book presents two inter-related cases of crisis and opportunity: the music industry's epic struggle over piracy and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
The music industry is undergoing immense change. This book argues that the transformations occurring across the various music industries - recording, live performance, publishing - can be characterised as much by continuity as by change, raising complex questions about the value of music commodities. more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 30.95
There is more to sound recording than just recording sound. Far from being simply a tool for the preservation of music, the technology is a catalyst. In this award-winning text, Mark Katz provides a wide-ranging, deeply informative, consistently entertaining history of recording's profound impact on the musical life of the past century, from Edison... more...