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The sale of CD under 17% in 2009 and the vinyl almost tripled, according to SGAE.
The crisis and the spread of illegal Internet downloads have dented the figures of cultural and leisure sector, with the exception of the cinema in 2009 recorded a decrease in both sales as viewers, according to the SGAE Yearbook of the Arts Dramatic, Musical and Audiovisual (pdf).
"The data paint a picture drawn by: concern in recorded music and videos, but hopeful, aika gold, in the performing arts and film, as each sector has its unique analysis," said conference Monday in turn the general director SGAE, Francisco Galindo, who notes a "good" relationship with the Spanish culture.
In the performing arts section of the number of features down to 4.8% from 74 723 in 2008 to 71 104 of last year, while the spectators are reduced by 5.6%, from 19.3 to 19,200,000 , breaking the upward trend of previous years, while box office revenues increased by 3.9%, from 251 to 261 million euros.
Galindo recalled that the theater provides between 70 and 80 per cent of all performing, darkfall gold, arts audiences in both the dance and the lyrics are "elite consumption" with a much higher rate of fidelity shielding them before the crisis.
Until 2007 Spain was a country star in the field of video concerts of classical music (symphonic and chamber) were reduced by 4.7%, from 17859-17017, with just over 5 ? million viewers.
The, tera gold, popular live music also has accused the crisis and whether the 2001-2008 most successful, in 2009 received 8.4 percent fewer viewers (30.2 million), while the number of concerts decreased by 6% ( 130 346) and the collection, 5.5% (173.5 million euros).
A situation "delicate"
The location of recorded music, according to the report, SGAE, remains "delicate" with a "crash" In Spain 17% in turnover, a fall far greater than the world market, which was at 9.3%.
Thus, in 2009, sold 27.5 million albums, most on CD, and revenue was 226.9 million euros. A curious fact is "fire" sale of vinyl records, with 114 000 units versus 43 000 2008.
In turn, the digital market continues to grow, with a turnover of 34.3 million euros last year and a market share of 15.3%, almost 4 points more than in 2008.
The number of music downloads on the Internet continues to increase, with 3.047 million files in 2009, of which 2.736 million were "downloaded" without paying for them.
The film improves
The film ended the year with better data than in previous years, for the first time in five years increase their audiences "probably due to the release of blockbuster movies like Avatar, Up or Agora and the attractions of 3D technology: 110.6 million compared to 107.9 in 2008, 2.5% more.
The Spanish are big consumers of culture when they have opportunity also increased by 8.6%, the box office, with 678.3 million euros, but decreased the number of sessions both as cinema screens, and Spanish films were on average 2.37.
Illegal downloads also affected this sector, with 473 million downloads of movies, 460.7 million of these without paying.
Another significant decreases billinghas taken place in the home video market with a 37% drop in revenue from sales and rentals, which were 125 million euros.
"Until 2007 Spain was a country star in this sector," recalled the responsibility of SGAE.
Video games, also played
Also the games industry reduced its earnings by 16%, with a turnover of EUR 1200.4 million games Nintendo Wii, PlayStation3 and Nintendo DS leading the market.
"The Spanish are big consumers of culture when given the opportunity, but we must encourage this trend in all markets and not only through subsidies," concluded Galindo