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Composing & Songwriting

Advice on Composing & Songwriting

If you do any music and song writing, the MU is here for you. We can give advice on copyright issues and royalty payments, as well as providing standard contracts and advice on rates of pay.

If you have any questions on sync licensing or commissioning, or if you are an arranger or copyist, we can help with any issues you may have during your career.

Songwriting & Composing news

The MU is there to protect people's rights and to make sure they're compensated fairly.

David Arnold, award-winning composer