MUSIC Library Company Research Project

Question 1: What are they known for?

The Omni music company is a music organization that focuses on creating and distributing world-class music for films, television, and the internet.

Question 2: Full catalogue or specific styles?

The company is known for its production of high-quality music tracks that are needed for modern media production. Therefore, their music ranges from pounding grunge to the soaring jazz to classical strings. Therefore, it is safe to state that the company deals with all types of songs (Doan, 2018).

Question 3: What are their typical placements?

To remain in the market for long and to gain a competitive edge over their competitors, the company focuses on producing music to thousands of films, televisions, corporate, the internet as well as mobile producers across the world. This is to say that the company has a diverse customer base.

Question 4: What is their financial arrangement with composers?

The composers in this company are compensated through publisher share. In this arrangement, the composer transfers their rights through publishing deal where the publisher of the music enjoys particular rights and then given the power to licenses and collects royalties of that song (Haworth, 2013).

Question 5: Who retains the copyright?

The copyrights of the composition remain with the artist considering that he is the owner of the composition and has exclusive rights regarding his or her work to reproduce or to perform it in public.

Question 6: Is it an exclusive agreement (can the composer license the music elsewhere)?

The company provides opportunities for the composers to grow to the next level by allowing them to license their music to other companies. Therefore, composers are given an opportunity to choose the company they feel that suits their interests better.

Question 7: How do composers get started there?

To become one of the celebrated composers in the company, a new composer is given a small assignment to test their suitability and creativity. Then after the assignment, they sign with the company (Haworth, 2013).

Question 8: Can I send material in for feedback?

Yes. Composers are allowed to send material in which are then evaluated by highly qualified producers, and the feedback is sent back to the composer.

References

Doan, J. M. (2018). Music for Silent Film: A Guide to North American Resources by Kendra Preston Leonard. Notes, 74(3), 455-457.

Haworth, C. (2013). Seeing through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores. By Peter Franklin. Music and Letters, 94(2), 365-367. doi:10.1093/ml/gct045

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