Music and the law
- Peter MacFarlane, Paraskevi Kontoleon.
- Annandale, N.S.W. : The Federation Press, 2017.
- Copyright notice
- Physical description
- xxii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- An introduction to music and the law
- The making of contracts and agreements
- Recording and distribution
- Licensing sound recordings
- Publishing : musicla and literary works
- The death and rebirth of live music in Australia
- Alternative dispute resolution
- The industry perspective.
Music and the Law is a book that examines the relationship between the law and the music industry in Australia. The book is specifically aimed at assisting and educating law and music students, as well as individuals involved in the music industry including musicians, managers, agents and music enthusiasts. The book's introductory chapter considers the importance of music from a social, cultural and political perspective and provides an introduction to the Australian legal system. The book then looks specifically at various aspects of the music industry and, in particular, provides a summary of the following key aspects: Contracts Recording and distribution Copyright Musical works, literary works and sound recordings Live performance and the live music industry in Australia Alternative dispute resolution The final chapter of the book provides commentary from various members of the Australian music industry including lawyers, managers, distributors and musicians. Music and the Law is an indispensable tool to anyone attempting to navigate the world of music today, covering the wide spectrum of legal issues that those in the music industry may encounter.
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- Publication date
- 9781760020811 paperback
- 1760020818 paperback
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