Music Business & Careers
- All You Need to Know About the Music Business / Donald S. Passman.
780.2373 P288a, 2000 [REFERENCE]
This Business of Music : the definitive guide to the music
industry / M. William Krasilovsky and Sidney Shemel. -- 8th ed.
MIX 781.49 K89t, 2000 [REFERENCE]
- Written by a music and copyright lawyer (Krasilovsky), this book
has become the music industry's standard guide to legal and financial concerns.
The publication includes a CD-ROM with standard forms and contracts.
780.65 SONGWRITER'S [REFERENCE & NONFICTION]
- Includes contact information and submission guidelines for
over 1,200 music publishers, producers, and booking agents. Updated annually.
Recording Industry Sourcebook. -- 14th ed.
MIX 338.47780266 RECORDING 2003 [REFERENCE]
- A leading music industry and production directory,
with over 15,000 listings.
Career Opportunities in the Music Industry / Shelly Field.
780.2373 FIELD, 2004 [REFERENCE & NONFICTION]
- Offers information about the requirements and prospects for over 80
music-related careers, ranging from performance and education, to management and
Opportunities in Music Careers / Robert Gerardi.
780.2373 GERARDI, 2002 [TEEN]
- Overviews of a wide variety of music careers, including training and educational requirements,
and income expectations.
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About-- Music Industry Jobs & Careers In Music
- Designed for both musicians and non-musicians, this
web guide collects "vast stacks of information on how to find,
win, and succeed at music industry jobs."
- AcqWeb's Directory of Music Publishers and Vendors
International directory developed for librarians and others
interested in selecting and buying information resources
for library collections.
The Commercial World of Music
- A categorized directory of internet sites
from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library at the
Indiana University School of Music. Compiles a wide array of resources,
including listings for instrument makers, music software,
publishers and recording companies, and musicians unions.
Finalé® Notepad® : Basic Music Notation Software
Download this free software to create professional-looking
music scores for printing, with up to 8 separate staves. Plus,
Notepad® will play back transcribed music
using the computers existing sound card.
- MENC : Careers in Music
Career guide put together by the National Association for Music Education.
Site includes a Dictionary of Musical Careers, which provides "complete descriptions of
numerous music career options, followed by [their] Careers in Music
online brochure which gives insight into specifics such as the recommended
training, skills, personal qualifications, and average salaries for 16 career fields."
There is also a Job
Center, which includes job listings for music educators.
The Music Yellow Pages
- "The Music Yellow Pages is part of Music Players Network,
a division of United Entertainment Media, Inc., and was founded in 1994
to develop and publish the first true categorical database for the Music,
Pro Audio, Lighting and Entertainment Industries."
MusicalAmerica.com : the Business Source for the Performing Arts
- Although the news articles and complete database listings
are available by subscription only,
free portions of the site include:
Calendar of Events,
Directory Articles, and
Industry Links (providing email and website
addresses for performing and artists' management organizations),
and Press Releases. Deals exclusively with classical music and ballet.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers
- "Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what
workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed,
earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations."
From the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the information
given provides a general overview of the music profession as a whole, rather than
details of specific jobs.