Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

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Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

Berichtdoor Cis » 17 Sep 2013, 18:23

Sommigen hebben misschien nog nooit gehoord van Library music, hier een kleine introductie:

Production music (also known as stock music or library music) is the name given to recorded music produced and owned by production music libraries and licensed to customers for use in film, television, radio and other media.

Unlike popular and classical music publishers, who typically own less than 50 percent of the copyright in a composition, production music libraries own all of the copyrights of their music. Thus, it can be licensed without the composer's permission, as is necessary in licensing music from normal publishers. This is because virtually all music created for music libraries is done on a work for hire basis. Production music is a convenient solution for media producers—they can be assured that they will be able to license any piece of music in the library at a reasonable rate, whereas a specially-commissioned work could be prohibitively expensive. Similarly, licensing a well-known piece of popular music could cost anywhere from tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on the prominence of the performer(s).

Production music libraries typically offer a broad range of musical styles and genres, enabling producers and editors to find what they need in the same library. Music libraries vary in size from a few hundred tracks up to many thousands. The first production music library was set up by De Wolfe Music in 1927 with the advent of sound in film. The company originally scored music for use in silent film.

Library music is frequently used as theme and/or background music in radio, film and television. Well-known examples of British TV series whose themes were sourced from library catalogues include Ski Sunday ("Pop Looks Bach" by Sam Fonteyn), Dave Allen At Large ("Studio 69" by Alan Hawkshaw), Mastermind ("Approaching Menace" by Neil Richardson), the original theme for the BBC's Grandstand ("News Scoop" by Len Stevens), Crimewatch ("Rescue Helicopter" by John Cameron) and Grange Hill ("Chicken Man" by Alan Hawkshaw). Arthur Wood's "Barwick Green", written in 1924, still serves as the theme for long-running BBC Radio soap The Archers. TV comedy series such as The Benny Hill Show and Monty Python's Flying Circus also made extensive use of production library cues (many sourced from the De Wolfe catalogue) as background or incidental music.

American TV has also utilized British library music, most notably with the themes for Monday Night Football ("Heavy Action" by Johnny Pearson) and The People's Court ("The Big One" by Alan Tew). Another notable example is the Nickelodeon animated series The Ren and Stimpy Show, which used both well-known classical music excerpts and a wide range of pre-1960s production music cues—including many pieces familiar from their use in earlier cartoons—which were chosen for their ironic and humorous effect



Even wat voorbeelden van wat labels naar waar ik op zoek ben (de meeste covers hebben meestal dezelfde lay-out, zo kan je ze herkennen):

Amphonic (te herkennen aan de brede A)
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April Orchestra (ben ik sterk op zoek naar)
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Bruton Music
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KPM
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Media Music (The Professional)
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Montparnasse 2000
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Music De Wolfe
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Selected Sounds
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Themes (International Music)
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En zo zijn er nog heel wat, dit zijn zo de "bekende" :)

Als jullie iets hebben liggen, contacteer me dan zeker!
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Re: Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

Berichtdoor TKuppens25 » 17 Sep 2013, 18:27

Zal eens kijken en rondvragen, maar vrees ervoor...
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Re: Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

Berichtdoor georgtje » 17 Sep 2013, 18:52

Waar kan dit zoal opduiken? Is dit makkelijk online te vinden?
Had er nog nooit van gehoord...
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Re: Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

Berichtdoor Kilroy » 17 Sep 2013, 19:26

Is Eno niet een beetje pioneer in deze muziek?
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Re: Library music (stock music, production music, ...) LPs

Berichtdoor Cis » 17 Sep 2013, 20:17

Brian Eno? Die wordt niet echt als Library aanzien alleszins...

georgtje: springt overal wel eens boven (vooral in plekken waar er vroeger zo'n winkel of een tv-studio zat natuurlijk), op internet durven ze veel geld vragen
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