Course Code: MUSB 5005
Academic Year: 2020-2021
Working from standard contracts and music industry cases, students become familiar with both the contractual requirement and the legal issues encountered in the music business. Clauses examined include advances, subsidiary rights, delivery dates, options etc. Legal issues include copyright and libel. Students compare and contrast the features and characteristics of contracts used by music companies of different sizes. Music industry ethics are also examined and discussed.