This page provides information on international music markets and highlights European countries such as Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Switzerland and Slovenia, as well as providing publications and scene overviews are provided. If any specific questions remain unanswered, please feel to contact us – we look forward to helping you personally.
PUBLICATIONS ON CULTURAL LIFE IN EUROPE
Music Mobility Funding Guide – Focus on Europe
We’re pleased to present the Music Mobility Funding Guide, a publication put together by On the Move and Music Export Poland – a great new resource to help artists and music professionals finance cross-border travel in Europe and internationally. Whether you’re an artist heading out on tour or a professional looking to fund research and development projects, this guide is a useful reference document to identify funding to support the mobility of music in Europe.
Jazz in Europe
A study by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) on the jazz scene in Europe 2016 provides a good insight into the “state-of-the-art” of this music sector. Article offers information on income and expense, sorted by categories, number of visitors, staff numbers (employed / freelance), numbers on events and locations.
Rhythm Changes is an online jazz research portal for European jazz researchers.
Project publications and papers
Rhythm Changes (2013): Historical Overviews of Five Partner Countries (PDF)
Rhythm Changes (2013): Statistical Overviews of Five Partner Countries (PDF)
mica – music austria provided facts and figures on musicians, jazz orchestras, festivals, platforms, promotors, venues, labels and funding in Austria.
Music Scene Portraits
Music in New York City
Economic Impact, Trends and Opportunities
Music in New York City (PDF)
REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES
The website of the Music Information Center Flanders Music Centers offers detailed information on musical life, organizations and publications of all genres from the Flemish part of Belgium. The website of Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques offers information on the Walloon part of Belgium.
- Music in Belgium (PDF)
Croatia offers many festivals during summer. Especially when Croatia became member of the EU new perspectives for the local music scene opened up.
- Music in Croatia (PDF) *This pdf was created in 2014 when Croatia was a focus country of Austrian Music Export.
The website of the French Center for Contemporary Music Documentation Centre de Documentation de la Musique Contemporaine (CDMC) ) offers information on festivals, composers, ensembles, publishers, institutions – yet only in the fields of classical and contemporary music. With a login for professionals the Bureau Export offers access to more Information.
- Musik in Frankreich (PDF – German only)
- A few approaches to the French market as seen from French-speaking Belgium (Link)
- Music of France (Mixcloud Link)
- The French Music Market (Mixcloud Link)
- Enter the French Market (Mixcloud Link)
The German Music Information Center (MIZ) offers detailed contacts, publications, papers and statistics on all areas of German musical life.
Focus on Italy – everything you need to know about the Italian music business: facts & figures on discography, live music, media, trends and much more provided by Italia Music Export
OVERVIEW OF THE MEXICAN MUSIC MARKET, LIVE MUSIC IN MEXICO, AND NETWORKING, BOOKING & MARKETING MUSIC IN MEXICO presentation by Aussenwirtschaft Austria and Austrian Music Export for the occasion of the “Around the World” webinar series in spring 2021.
- The Mexican Music Market Presentation (PDF)
- Webinar – The Mexican Music Market (Video – Youtube)
Austrian Cultural Forum Mexico (Österreichisches Kulturforum Mexiko)
In recent years Dutch Dance Music achieved worldwide success and became an export hit. Each year, music schools like the Rockacademie in Tilburg, Codarts in Rotterdam, the Amsterdam Conservatory, ARTez in Enschede and the Minerva Academy for Pop Culture in Leeuwarden bring forth new talents.
- Music in The Netherlands (PDF)
- Focus on The Netherlands (PDF)
The Polish Music Information Centre (POLMIC) provides detailed information on composers, orchestras and ensembles, institutions, publishers, educational institutions, media, festivals, conferences and publications in the fields of classical music and new music.
- Austiran Cultural Forum (Warsaw)
- Adam Mickiewicz Institut
- Music in Poland (Mixcloud Link)
- The Polish Music Market (Mixcloud Link)
- Enter the Polish Music Market (Mixcloud Link)
Musik in Polen (PDF – German only)
On the website of the Slovenian Music Information Center SIGIC you will find detailed information on musical life and music organizations of all genres from Slovenia.
- Music in Slovenia (PDF – German only)
An overview of the South African music market, networking, booking & marketing, and the record field were the focus of the presentation by Aussenwirtschaft Austria and Austrian Music Export for the occasion of the “Around the World” webinar series in spring 2021.
Webinar – The South African Music Market (Youtube video)
The music information portal music.ch with its Swiss Music Directory offers detailed information on composers, orchestras and ensembles, institutions, publishers, educational institutions, media, festivals.
“Study of the Music Market of Ukraine and Its Prospects in the International Economy” by Soundbuzz with the support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation
English Version: https://soundbuzz.com.ua/en/musicmarketua-en
Download (PDF): https://soundbuzz.com.ua