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    Music Publishing Agreement

    $17.99

    Obtain publishing rights for an original piece of music with this easy-to-use Music Publishing Agreement template for the USA and Canada.

    • Transfer of Rights. A composer sells and transfers all of its right and title to an original musical composition (including copyright) to the music publisher, in return for a percentage royalty on the sales of printed sheet music and recordings, licensing fees and performance royalties.
    • Changes and Derivations. The publisher has the right to edit, retitle, change and make derivative works of the composition.
    • Indemnification. The composer indemnifies the publisher against any copyright infringement claims.
    • The template includes a Short Form Copyright Assignment form.

    This Music Publishing Agreement template can be used in either the United States or Canada.

    Download Type: Microsoft Word
    Last Updated: 10-January-2021
    SKU: 4797
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    Recording Contract

    $17.99

    Record producers can write up Recording Contracts for musical artists with this downloadable template which can be used in the United States and Canada.

    • The contract sets out the terms agreed to by the parties for the production and distribution of a master to be recorded by the artist.
    • All expenses will be paid by the record company and reimbursed from gross income from sales of the record.
    • Both parties share artistic control for the recording.
    • The record company will provide session musicians as needed.
    • The artist assigns to the record company all of its right and title in the recording and the material recorded, with an option to purchase the rights back.
    • The artist agrees to actively promote the record through live appearances.

    Independent studios need the same kinds of contracts that major labels have. Don't pay huge legal fees - buy this Recording Contract template, download it and customize it for your unique needs.