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Composer Contracts

Composer Contract

Music and Lyrics

A Producer may require a Composer for a Project. The composer-for-hire may be requested to write music and/or lyrics for a television jingle, radio music commercial, music for a play, movies, short films, etc.

This is a comprehensively drafted twelve page, twenty-eight legal clause music contract with Music clauses regarding but not limited to: confidentiality, duties of composer, services being hired, compensation or royalties, rights as to title, changes, modifications and additions, assignment, force majeure, failure to perform and dispute resolution.

The Independent Composer-for-hire is not employee, nor partner, nor agent of the Producer, nor of the Production Company nor any other company or person affiliated with the Producer in any manner whatsoever.

Signing this music contract the independent Composer-for-hire is assigning any and all Rights to their work performance over to the Producer.

This music contract Agreement between the independent Composer-for-hire and the Producer is drafted in plain English that is easy to read and comprehend. The Agreement may be filled in on your computer or printed out and filled in later.

We regularly receive feedback that we have successfully drafted our music contracts to be as complete as possible for all legal situations.  However, should you experience a unique personal situation requiring the drafting of a special clause, please contact us at your convenience.  Otherwise, you may be obliged to find a local entertainment lawyer experienced in the music industry who will draft any and all other clauses for your Project’s unique situation or  circumstance.

Our music contracts are based on the principles of contract law, are country neutral and may be used in Australia, Canada, England, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Sates or any country whose legal principles are based on the English or American Legal System.

Our music contracts provide legal protection for music writers and composers, music agents, music recorders, music producers, musicians and singers, music distributors and music marketers and are used by: Alternative bands, Ambient musicians, Blues Bands and Blues singers, Classic Rock Tribute Bands, Choral Ensembles, Country and Western Bands, Country Rock Bands, Country singers, Dance Bands, Electric and Electronic Bands, Folk singers, Hip Hop singers, Jazz singers, Jazz Bands, Jazz ensembles, Polka Bands, Rap singers, Rap groups, Reggae Bands and Reggae singers, Religious Groups and Religious Bands, Religious Singers, R&B Groups, R&B Bands, R&B Singers, Rock Bands, and International Bands and International singers.

There are two forms of this music contract Agreement. The first music contract the composer-for-hire is paid a one time compensation for services rendered. The second music contract the composer-for-hire receives royalties.

Price: $49.99

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Composer Contract – Royalties (Composer-for-Hire) Music and Lyrics

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Composer Contract One Time Compensation (Composer-for-Hire) Music and Lyrics
Music Composer(s) Name: __________________________________________ (Print Names) Lyrics Composer(s) Name: __________________________________________ Composition Name: _______________________________________________ Composition Genre: _______________________________________________ (for band, singer, group, film, music video, stage production, game show, commercial, etc) Producer Name: __________________________________________________ Production Company: _____________________________________________ Project Name: ____________________________________________________ Herein this Agreement is between the above named and below signed Producer and/or Production Company (herein called the “Producer”) and the above named and below signed Composer(s) (herein called the Composer individually and the “Composer(s)” collectively). HENCE, in consideration of the promises, and of the mutual undertakings herein contained, and for other good and valuable considerations, the above named and below signed Composer(s) and the above named and below signed Producer agree as follows: 1. The Producer hereby employs the Composer(s) to write, compose, orchestrate, arrange, adapt, and conduct the recording of the musical score (herein called the “Score”) to be used by the Producer as the soundtrack (herein called the “Soundtrack”) of the above named Project. 2. The Composer agrees to maintain the confidential nature of any and all matters relating to the Project and not at any time to take any unauthorized photographs, nor video, by any and all electronic or mechanical means, nor audio recording, by any and all electronic or mechanical means, nor to pass on nor to release to any person any information, photographs, videos, nor audio recordings nor things coming into her/his/their possession which relate to the Project. 8. The Composer shall comply promptly, diligently and faithfully with all requirements, directions and requests and with all rules and regulations made by the Producer in connection with the conduct of its business; to perform and render services conscientiously and to the full extent of the Composer’s ability and as instructed by the Producer in all matters, including . . . continued 16. The Composer fully understands that as Composer-for-hire, the Producer, as the Composer’s employer-for-hire, is and will be the Owner and Proprietor, exclusively and perpetually, of all Rights of ever kind and character whatsoever, whether or not such Rights are now known, in existence or contemplated, throughout the universe, in and to the Composer’s services . . . continued

Price: $49.99

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