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Music Industry 101: A Guide for Making Sound Decisions
This guide was originally created by library interns Christina Davis and Joe Peterson and is maintained by the Music Division & Recorded Sound Reference Librarians. The images used in this guide are an assortment from the NYPL's Digital Collection and other sources. Each image is credited below.
Created by Mohamed Hassan, this photo was provided by the free image database Pexels.
"Oliver Smith and Rudolf Bing with Lucia Chase signing a contract with Metropolitan Opera, no. 31" is available as part of the New York Public Library Digital Collections.
"Actors (L-R) Keith Carradine and Gregory Peck at recording session for the Broadway musical "The Will Rogers Follies." (New York)" is available as part of the New York Public Library Digital Collections.
Created by Inga Seliverstona, this image is available from Pexels, a free online photo database.
Billie Holiday (right) with Louis Armstrong in publicity photograph for the 1947 film "New Orleans" is available as part of the New York Public Library Digital Collections.
"Koussevitzky" is sourced from the NYPL Digital Collections.
"Music Rhymes" is sourced from the NYPL Digital Collections.
"Gene Kelly, Leila Ernst and Vivienne Segal in the unique o'Hara Rodgers-Hart musical comedy, "Pal Joey" being offered at the Ethel Barrymore Theater by the resourceful George Ab[bott]" is sourced from the NYPL Digital Collections.