recording

Copyright, licensing and permissions - Part 5: Recording and distributing music

When your group decides to perform a piece of music there will be copyright laws, permissions and licenses to be aware of. Part 5 of our guidance looks at how that applies to making and using a recording of the music you perform. 

There are three different copyrights to be aware of for a piece of music.

Broadcast opportunity returns: BBC Radio 3 want to hear your recordings

Early this year, eleven member groups were featured on BBC Radio 3's Saturday Breakfast show.

Broadcast opportunity: BBC Radio 3 want to meet your group

Early in 2017, ten member groups will be featured on BBC Radio 3's Saturday Breakfast show. Performing groups of all kinds (vocal and instrumental) are invited to submit recordings - of any style, genre and instrumentation - to Making Music. We'll then whittle down the entries to the top 20 for the BBC to select the final 10 pieces from.

15% off recordings on location with 360 Music

Audio production company 360 Music are now offering Making Music members a 15% discount on all services plus a special Christmas concert offer. The 360 Music team can help with every stage of your recording project. All genres and size of ensemble are catered for, from Jazz trio to full-scale opera.

Services include;

Pre-Production

And the winners are... Member recordings coming up on BBC Radio

As part of the Get Playing initiative this summer we partnered with BBC Radio 3's In Tune and Breakfast shows t

Create your own CD with Making Music Mix

Making Music Mix is the CD creation service available exclusively to members, allowing you to create a record of your work without upfront costs.

Music recording

This guide contains vital information for making a recording onto CD or DVD that keeps groups within the law and recognises fee and rights agreements.