Most Music Publishing Gets it Wrong
Date: September 17, 2010
It has been a pretty long time since I last blogged about the music publishing industry. I have been frustrated with their paper-based economic business plan for sometime now and have blogged about it here, here, and here.
The music publishing is far too entrenched in the Gutenberg model and relies solely on the economics of paper, printing, and postage.
We choral directors are the ones paying the price for their entrenchment, whenever we:
I wonder about how much better it could be every time I:
I am reminded of how inefficient a system we have every time I:
Where is the music publisher of the twenty-first century?
Where is the publisher that provides bonus supplemental material to aid in my teaching?
Who will be the first music publisher that *really* gets it right?