Changes in European music licensing laws

Two interesting developments took place in music licensing laws in Europe recently. Until now, licensing tracks for online use has been a labyrinth that has negatively affected the growth of online music. Potential uses had o contact each individual authors rights society, which is a significant administrative task.

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee voted unanimously to allow online providers to obtain copyright licenses to stream music across E.U. borders. The proposed law would allow for a small number of authors’ collective management organizations to operate across E.U. borders. Continue reading Changes in European music licensing laws

Ennio Morricone concert tour 2013/2013

More news from the award-winning Italian soundtrack composer. Ennio Morricone is embarking on a major symphonic concert tour over the coming months, surely one of the last items that he will do that at this level. He will be presenting extracts from his extensive repertoire with the Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra, with whom he was been working for 12 years.

The Ennio Morricone concert tour will be appearing between December 2013 and July 2014 across Europe and the US.

For details about the Ennio Morricone concert tour and ticket information.

UPDATE: Ennio Morricone won an award as Best Composer 2013 at the European Film Awards in Berlin on December 7, 2013. The award went for his work on the Italian film “The Best Offer”.