How does music licensing work?

A music work is divided into two categories:
The Composition: the song as written by authors and composers (including notes and lyrics).
The Recording, which consists of any artist or musician performance of a composition (Tency Music in this case) Both music Compositions and Recordings are protected by copyright laws and require that you obtain permission to use each of them respectively in your project.

A music recording is copyrighted by the producer or record company that owns it. The composition is controlled and administered by a music publisher who is also a member of a rights society for the collection of certain types of rights such as reproduction and performance. You must therefore contact your local music rights societies (ASCAP, BMI or SESAC for the USA, PRS for the UK, SACEM for France etc.) and / or the music publisher of any song (except for Public Domain songs) to obtain the necessary rights for your project.
In the US, please also refer to our partner program with Easy Song Licensing.

For the Recording part, please contact us to request a quote for licensing the use of our recorded performances.

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