Music Publishing: The Real Road To Music Business Success (Mix Pro Audio Series)
Music Publishing: The Real Road to Music Business Success (Mix Pro Audio Series)
Revised and updated in 2001, Whitsett's guide will empower you to succeed at starting up your own company, climbing the corporate ladder in your current job or adding profits to your current music business activities. Through this one-of-a-kind book you'll learn how to forecast sales, calculate advances, evaluate copyright purchases, negotiate contracts and licenses, manage personnel and company affairs efficiently and maximize commercial potential plus much more.
Music Publishing: An Overview What is Music Publishing? Starting Your Own Publishing Company Acquisitions Copyright Songwriter Contracts Co-Publishing Mechanical-Right Licensing Performing-Right Licensing Synchronization Right Licensing Foreign Licensing Licensing Print Rights Grand Rights and Dramatic Rights Licensing Songs for Commercial Advertising Miscellaneous Licensing Issues Exploitation Marketing 101 Company Management
About the Author
Tim Whitsett's music publishing career began at 17 when he formed his own company. After college, he joined Stax Records in Memphis, later becoming president of the music publishing division, East/Memphis Music Corp. Whitsett was named general manager of Chrysalis Music (London) in 1976. Chappell Music Ltd. (London) recruited him in 1981 as manager, Standard Division. Whitsett has operated advisory services...