TITLE

Part II The Industry: 16. Recording: Record Company

AUTHOR(S)
Negus, Keith
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World;2003, Vol. 1, p629
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for recording companies. The origins of modern record companies can be traced back to the businesses that were formed during the 1890s to sell the first phonographs and the cylinders to play on them. These trends continued throughout the twentieth century and this shaped the formation of the modern record company including its business practises.
ACCESSION #
27360959

 

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