The Federation of Creative Industries is founded in Russia


On February 24, the first meeting of the founders of the new organization, the Federation of Creative Industries, took place. The Federation was created with the participation of the Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries. The federation includes more than twenty professional organizations, creative unions and…


Music hits have been compared to gold and oil


Canadian singer, songwriter and rock musician Neil Young, a member of the super band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, sold the rights to all of his 1,180 songs to the investment company Hipgnosis Songs Fund. The details of the agreement were not disclosed, but Music Business Worldwide suggests that the deal amounted to $150 million,…


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“Melodiya” paid tribute to the memory of Beethoven on the day of the composer’s anniversary


“Melodiya” record firm celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven – December 16, 2020 – with the release of three digital albums by the renowned composer. These included all the piano concertos as well as the “triple” concerto; all sonatas for cello and piano (recorded in 2020); fragments from symphonies, sonatas,…


Kulturomania compared the income of rappers and classical music performers during the pandemic

The Kulturomania journal has analyzed how the pandemic affected the musicians’ earnings. It turned out that digitalization has led to an ambiguous result: the highest earnings are among the promoted singers with the most unpretentious performance technique and lyrics. Performers of complex academic music cannot compete with them, which is very clearly demonstrated by the…


Spotify will search for anti-plagiarism with the help of artificial intelligence


Spotify has applied for a patent on a new technology that can detect plagiarism in music and inform authors about it. Thus, the authors of plagiarism will be able to protect themselves against lawsuits, points out Users of the service will be able to check the uniqueness of tracks created by them even before…


Albums of Melodiya recording company are included in the long-list of the ICMA award


Nine albums released by Melodiya recording company were included in the long list of the prestigious International Classical Music Awards (ICMA). The winners of the Award will be announced on January 20, 2021. Nine discs are the largest number of Melodiya nominated releases for the entire period of participation in the ICMA competition. Among the…


A Federation of Creative Industries will be founded in Russia to consolidate industry players


In Russia, the Federation of Creative Industries is being founded to form a full-fledged creative segment of the national economy and its integration into the global market. The initiative was discussed at the forum “Strong Ideas for the New Reality” simultaneously with the presentation of the study entitled “100 Most Creative Russians”, which named the…


Melodiya recording company released a disc of Muslim Magomayev songs on his memory day


Melodiya released a gramophone disc with recordings of the 1960s – 1980s to commemorate Muslim Magomayev. The famous singer Magomaev, as they called him the “voice of eras”, performs songs by Arno Babadzhanyan, Polad Bulbul Oglu, Mark Fradkin, Arkady Ostrovsky and other Soviet composers, as well as the most famous song of his own composition…


IPCHAIN: creative products will be able to move freely among various industries


Andrey Krichevsky, President of the IPChain Association, spoke at “Global Digital Content Market” international conference hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Authors’ perspectives in the independent management of rights and their receipt of royalties for the use of works, as well as the possibility of interaction of various digital information databases on rights…