Direct Licensing and the Music Industry: How Technology, by Ivan L. Pitt

By Ivan L. Pitt

​This booklet discusses the economics of the track within the context of the altering panorama led to by way of innovation, technological swap, and swift digitization. the power of electronic know-how to minimize the transaction expenses of track copyright licensing has all yet destroyed the normal media company versions of incumbent functionality Rights agencies (PROs), song publishers, checklist labels, and radio and tv stations. In a weather the place streaming providers are swiftly proliferating and shoppers desire subscription types over direct possession, new company versions, akin to direct licensing, are constructing. This publication presents an summary of the economics of the conventional tune undefined, the technology-induced adjustments in company versions and copyright legislations, and the position of publishers, copyright holders and songwriters within the rising direct licensing version. partially One, the writer examines the commercial elements of direct licensing instead to the normal blanket license for copyrighted musical compositions, with an emphasis at the frequently monopolistic nature of professionals. partly , the writer specializes in the track writer and the function direct licensing and pageant may possibly play within the altering company versions within the song and the aptitude merits this can deliver to copyright holders, similar to songwriters. to go with this version, the writer proposes a greatest statutory fixed-rate for musical performances to additional streamline the royalty method, in particular the place vendors resembling Google and YouTube are involved. This booklet provides to the growing to be physique of literature at the economics of tune licensing within the electronic age. it will likely be necessary to these within the fields of economics and legislation, in addition to track executives, musicians, songwriters, composers, and different execs who're attracted to realizing how know-how, innovation and festival have reshaped the tune industry.​

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Tafsir Ibn Kathir (10 Volumes; Abridged) by Hafiz Ibn Kathir

By Hafiz Ibn Kathir

Tafsir Ibn Kathir is without doubt one of the so much finished and whole Explaination of The Noble Quran. Translated in to the English language for the 1st time within the heritage of Islam! Translated and abridged by way of a bunch of students less than the supervision of Sheikh Safiur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri. The Qur'an is the revelation of Allah's personal phrases for the information of His creatures. because the Qur'an is the first resource of Islamic teachings, the proper figuring out for the Qur'an is important for each Muslim. The Tafsir of Ibn Kathir is the main popular and accredited clarification of the Qur'an within the whole international. In it one unearths the simplest presentation of Hadiths, heritage, and scholarly remark.

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