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    Music licensing

    Specially Composed Music


    Made To Your Brief

    Commercial Music


    Music Made For Listening

    Production (Library) Music


    Music Made For Picture

    What is it?

    Commission music for your production by briefing a composer or write and record it yourself.

    This term covers all kinds of commercially available music.

    Composed with film and TV use in mind. It's often in the same styles as commercially available music.

    MUSIC LIBRARY

    With over 80,000 from 600+ composers - you can license our music by track or via blanket licences.

    Fees

    No fixed rates

    Agree a fee with the composer in writing. Fee should cover sync and dubbing rights - so no extra licence required.

    No set fees

    Rates are negotiable, but can get very expensive depending on the track.

    Rates vary

    For most libraries according to use, platform and territory.

    MUSIC LIBRARY

    One fixed licence covering both the sync and dubbing rights.

    Sync License

    Already covered

    This should be included with commissioning contract.

    Required

    You will need to get one from the publisher.

    Under current EU law, if the composer died more than 70 years ago, then the music is usually no longer in copyright and you won't need a sync licence. Always check to confirm, though.

    Required

    Once licence covers all ync and dubbing rights.

    MUSIC LIBRARY

    One fixed licence clears all of our music worldwide, multi-platform, forever.

    Dubbing License

    Already covered

    This should be included with commissioning contract.

    Required

    You will need one from the artist's record company.

    Under current EU law, sound recording copyright currently lasts for 70 years after first release, so if it is an old original recording you won't need a dubbing licence.

    Already covered

    The sync licence should include dubbing rights.

    MUSIC LIBRARY

    Already covered - our licences cover all sync and dubbing rights.