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Hans Hoegh-Guldberg

Hans Hoegh-Guldberg

Hans founded his own consulting firm, Economic Strategies Pty Ltd, in 1984, following 25 years with larger organisations. He specialised from the outset in applied cultural economics — one of his first major projects was The Australian Music Industry for the Music Board of the Australia Council (published in 1987), which also marks his first connection with Richard Letts who was the Director of the Music Board in the mid-1980s. Hans first assisted the Music Council of Australia in 2000 and between 2006 and 2008 proposed and developed the Knowledge Base, returning in an active capacity as its editor in 2011. In November 2013 the Knowledge Base was transferred to The Music Trust, with MCA's full cooperation. Between 2000 and 2010 Hans also authored or co-authored several major domestic and international climate change projects, using scenario planning techniques to develop alternative long-term futures. He has for several years been exploring the similarities between the economics of cultural and ecological change, and their continued lack of political clout which is to a large extent due to conventional GDP data being unable to measure the true value of our cultural and environmental capital. This was announced as a major scenario-planning project for The Music Trust in March 2014 (articles of particular relevance to the project are marked *, below).

Other Uses of Music

These uses can be long-standing or recent. One example of a long-standing use is music piped into public spaces such as retail stores. It is associated with Muzak Holdings LCC, a company formed as long ago as 1934. It refers

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Advertising

The music content of advertising in Australia is the main topic. However, an overview of the structure of the advertising industry would be useful. Specific topics for the study of music content to be tackled alone or together include: TV

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Country Music

Contributions are being invited. Meanwhile, interested persons may wish to consult websites like the following: The Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) “was formed in 1992 to represent and promote all aspects of the Australian country music industry. As the

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Chamber Music

Topics to be covered include ballet, chamber, choral and early music (the list is not exclusive). While waiting for the actual articles, the following websites may be useful for initial reference: The Australian Dance Council, Ausdance, “is Australia’s professional dance

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Note on Indigenous Music

We currently plan to post two articles under this heading, on traditional and contemporary music, respectively. Meanwhile, the following links may be useful (this is currently anecdotal but we may expand it into a full article on Indigenous organisations later):

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Business and Other Training

Business training is regarded as important, especially for popular musicians. We have invited two persons to contribute to this page. Meanwhile, the following websites may be useful: Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) is one of ten Industries Skills Councils

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APRA and AMCOS

Who are APRA and AMCOS? APRA AMCOS Different Rights Granted by the Copyright Act When Does Copyright Begin? What Do APRA|AMCOS Do? Why an Assignment of Performing and Communication Rights is Important APRA and AMCOS offer Worldwide Coverage Who do

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Copyright

Overview of Copyright Law Australian Copyright Law The International Context International Copyright Treaties Guide To Copyright For Australian Musicians and Composers How Copyright Applies To Music What Is Not Protected by Copyright? How Do You Get Copyright Protection? Things That

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AMC, the Art Music Composers Organisation

The Australian Music Centre facilitates the performance, awareness and appreciation of music by Australian composers and sound artists. Established in 1974, the AMC is now the leading provider of information, publications and scores relating to Australian art music. Over 480

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Instrumental Music Education

Introduction National Review of Music Education Local Community Music Schools References Author Introduction This subject is treated separately from general music education to fit in with the section on school orchestras in the Orchestras section of the knowledge base. Two

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