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Information for lesson "Musics Future (hnr. Nancy Ford Shapter)"
Description: This course is recommended for Musicians interested in learning how to best develop a Career in Music. The future of Music Business is evolving at a rapid rate. This module will look at the past and the new emerging Business of Music. "Before the Music Dies" a documentary explores the reason why so few companies currently control the music played on the radio and for sale at retail stores, and whether corporations really have the power to silence musical innovation. Utilizing the Documentary "Before the Music Dies (B4MD)" is a 2006 documentary film that criticizes the American music industry and the increasing commercialization of the art of music over the past thirty years. The film features interviews and performances from such musicians and groups as Doyle Bramhall II, Erykah Badu, Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews, Branford Marsalis, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt and My Morning Jacket. The film looks at the evolution of American popular music and discusses the marketing of contemporary pop stars. "The reality is that superficiality is in," says Marsalis. "And depth and quality is kind of out."
Resources: Roadwings Entertainment, Realm Pictures, Opencourseware from Berklee, MIT, UC Berkeley,Stanford, Yale, U of Mich along with many of the World's finest University's and other educators.
Professors: Default Professor
Units: 52, Tests: 13
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