Societies of composers, authors and publishers manage performing and reproduction rights of composers, lyricists, songwriters and music publishers (among others).
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is a performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members' music. Includes a database of music in the repertory and information about membership and licensing. Includes articles about the music business.
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting area composers.
Broadcast Music, Inc. collects license fees on behalf of its songwriters, composers and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed. [USA]
Copyright Agency Limited is the declared collecting society for the educational and government statutory licenses in Australia. They license the reproduction and communication rights for authors, journalists, photographers, visual artists and publishers.
The International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies was founded in Paris, France in 1926. It is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, which regroups some 200 author societies in 98 countries. The site is available in French, English and Spanish.
The Irish Music Rights Organisation is the national body administering performing rights in copyright music in Ireland on behalf of its members and on behalf of the members of 67 overseas societies affiliated with it.
The International Songwriters Association has been serving songwriters, lyric writers, music publishers and the songwriting business since 1967.
Performing Right Society is the United Kingdom association of composers, songwriters and music publishers. It administers the performing right in their music.
The Society of European Stage Authors and Composers is a performing rights organization, with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles and London. Designed to represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada is a copyright collective for musical works, protecting the performing rights of their members and members of their international affiliated societies. The site is available in both French and English.
Founded in 1985, it is a Canadian society for reproduction rights of authors, composers, publishers of musical works and visual artists. The site is available in both French and English.
Copyright collection agency set up in Australia. They currently have more than 28,500 composer, lyricist and music publisher members and provide local representation for more than 1,000,000 international composers.
The Norwegian Performing Right Society was established in 1928. They protect the performing rights of Norwegian and foreign composers, authors and publishers of music. The site is available in both Norwegian and English.
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