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Music Publishing Midterm
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inner workings of two types of active publishers
1. reactive:registrations reacting to whatever walks in the door.
2.administrative: reactive, handling copyright registrations
music publishing has been referred to as what in the music business
the real estate of the music business
there is one thing that can be said about great songs by other musicians, what is it?
I wish I would have written that song
when we talk about performing rights society (ASCAP,BMI, SESAC) when they license a public performance what kind of a performance is it?
non-dramatic public performances (non-broadway)
some examples of fair use
parodies (kind of a grey area), educational, news reporting, scholarly research, criticism.
if you research copyright offices for a major song that several artist covered what would you find?
PA performing art form (composition) & SR for sound recording
what do you call licensees like spotify and pandora
two creative aspects that music publishing relies on?
1. finding great songs 2. finding paying licenses for uses for the song
what is considered fair use and not copyright infringement?
fair use of a copyright is cleared for the purpose of criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarly research
this kind of income is generated by a composition from a syndicated television broadcast.
audio visual or AV performance royalties
what is the definition of music publishing?
the creation, copyright ownership, management, exploitation, and licensing of musical compositions
this organization controls over 70% of the mechanical licenses?
(HFA) Harry Fox Agency
this department confirms all the song details, publisher and writer splits, data entry and double claims?
who is the largest major US music publisher?
SONY ATV bought out EMI
What is the acronym DPA
Digital Phono-record Delivery
What are some example of minor income royalties?
Novelty items like; greeting cards, singing toothbrush, elvis doll
When an artist records a song the record company demands a reduced rate in a provision called what?
CONTROLLED COMPOSITION CLAUSE asks for 75% of the 9.1 cents which is the prevailing statutory rate. They do this save some money, because artists collect multiple revenues. (unfair in my opinion)
Five Functions of a full service music publisher...
1. acquisition (signing songwriters, catalogs) 2. Song Development 3. Exploitation (pitching, marketing) 4. Admin (collection, accounting, licensing) 5. Protection (policing, securing)
History Q: why did music publishers get a bad reputation before the civil war?
They could charge anything they wanted before 1909's statutory rate was set with new law.
income charts in regards to mechanical royalties. flow chart for mechanical royalties...
write and give example of how copyright info should be laid out and read... foo fighters example.
song title... words and music by ... publishing by (PRO) with copyright symbol... recording info, where and when with a R...
another major full service music publisher?
warner chappel, BMI, UMPG (universal music publishing group)
what the difference between the licensee and the licensor?
the licensee is the one paying for the license (buyer), the licensor is the one granting the license (seller & or owner)
big investment music publisher
BMG rights management
these groups issue blanket licenses
SESAC BMI ASCAP (big three)
Hybrid music publishers
blue-water music group, kobalt (dave growl)
what kind of a royalty is an example used in a compulsory licensing
music pub trade groups
NMPA (blue water) national music publisher trade group and AIMP association of independent music publishers
AFM (american federation of musicians) and AFTRA (american federation of television and radio artist) what is something that they require if you are to use their musicians?
either (AFM AFTRA)the demo scale (used for a pitch)or a master scale (higher pay because it is a sold piece of music and commercially released)
Essay has two sections (a) explain the song music publisher advantage? (b) list different dept of a full service music publisher and what the duties include...
(a) because great songs rarely decrease in value and it is a wise investment because it can INCREASE in value over time, (b) different departments include;
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