Create by a Berklee student, the Music Business Journal provides in-depth analysis of industry trends, and follows their effects on both music and the world. It aims to inform, inspire, and provoke discussion on an intellectual level within the Berklee community and beyond.
IMBRA aims to facilitate and present the latest research concerning the structures and processes within the music business/industries. IMBRA defines the music business in its broadest sense to include not only the production, distribution and reception of music, but also music training and teaching as well as supporting industries such as musical instrument manufacturing, the media and advertising.
This database provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes over 1.3 million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of publication. Some complete journal runs are included, with indexing back to 1874. Covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.