Copyright and Music Publishing


  • Find out who really makes the money in the music industry.
  • Understand how copyright really works, and why there are so many myths about it.
  • Uncover the secrets of music publishers and their contracts.
  • Find up-to-date information on copyright law and its effects on the music industry.
  • Make sure you earn money when your songs are used, and learn how to protect your songs.

Includes royalty calculators, templates, detailed examples and sample contracts. Copyright and Music Publishing takes a close look at the complexities of copyright for students of the music business. This guide will help students (and teachers) through the legal minefield that confronts the music industry in Australasia today. This book examines the royalties generated by copyright and gives particular advice on publishing companies, contracts, getting a publishing deal and even starting your own publishing company.