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Music Industry lesson 1

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									                                 Year 10 Music


         TOPIC- MUSIC INDUSTRY
Musicians- Earning Living/ Money

1. How do you think musicians can earn money in this decade? List 5 ways:
CDs
Concerts
Commercial
Busking
Performing for functions
Sponsorship
Orchestra

2. Research how musicians made money/living before audio recording was
invented. Look into 2 composers - someone like Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart or others
you can think of. Summarise your findings here:




3. When was audio recording invented? How do you think it has changed the
ways music is used and the way musicians make money?



4. APRA is a group who look after musicians in Australia. Find their website and
list it here:


5. Who do APRA collect money from and how?


6. Who do APRA give money to and how?


7. Find out about 3 famous music copyright cases and summarise the case and
the outcome. What is your opinion of the outcome and the issues that arise from
this?


-Some examples:
Rolling Stones "Has anybody seen my baby" vs KD Lang "Constant Craving"
The Flaming Lips "Fight Test" vs Cat Stevens "Father and Son"
John Fogerty vs Creedence Clearwater Revival
Rolling stones vs The Verve "Bittersweet Symphony"
Ray Parker Jr "Ghostbusters" vs "I want a New Drug" Huey Lewis
George Harrison "My Sweet Lord" vs The Chiffons "He's So Fine"
Kookaburra vs Men at Work "Down Under"
Queen and David Bowie "Under Pressure" vs Vanilla Ice "Ice Ice Baby"

Possible references although a search on the internet will find multiple resources!

http://www.fairwagelawyers.com/most-famous-music-copyright-infringment.html

http://www.copyright.org.au/news/news_items/cases-news/2010-cases/larrikin-
music-publishing-v-emi-songs-australia/

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1702513/famous_acts_of_plagiarism_
within_the.html?cat=17

								
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