By Ron Sobel,Dick Weissman
Music Publishing covers the fundamentals of the way a composition is copyrighted, released, and promoted. Publishing within the track company is going a long way past the actual sheet--it comprises concert and mechanical (recording) rights, and source of revenue streams from licensing offers of assorted varieties. A unmarried tune can generate over thirty assorted royalty streams, and a author needs to know the way those royalties are calculated and who controls the movement of the money.
Taking a realistic strategy, the authors -- one a profitable track writer and legal professional, the opposite a songwriter and track company professor -- clarify basically the elemental inspiration of copyright legislation because it relates to compositions. all through, they provide useful examples from "real international" occasions that light up either capability pitfalls and attainable upsides for the operating composers.