Copyright License Rates and Descriptions

 

 

Interested in reprinting music for congregational use?

Visit our licensing partners at ONE LICENSE.

 


PRINT

Custom Arrangement
Arrange or transcribe a song for non-commercial use by a custom ensemble. Email details to reprints@giamusic.com for a quote.

 

Out-of-Print Sheet Music Photocopies
Photocopy a song from an out-of-print publication. $1.00 per song, per copy. $25 minimum license fee.  

Request Permission Online

 

Single Song Sheet Music Photocopies
Photocopy a single song from a publication or collection. $1.00 per song, per copy. $25 minimum license fee.  

Request Permission Online

 

Bulletin or Program (One-time use) 
Reprint a song in a church bulletin or songsheet for a one-time church service or event. Contact ONE LICENSE

 

Overhead Lyric Display (Slides, PowerPoint Projection)
Display song lyrics on slides or PowerPoint presentations in church or other congregational settings. Contact ONE LICENSE

 

Reusable/Seasonal Insert/Pew Card

Reprint a song in a permanent worship aid for use by a church; valid for the life of the set number of copies. $40.00 fee per song, up to 500 copies. Please request a quote for 500+ copies. Email reprints@giamusic.com

 

Commercial Songbook

Reprint a song in a product available for purchase. Email publication details to reprints@giamusic.com.


MECHANICAL (RECORDING)

CD and/or Digital Audio Download (MP3, AAC, WAV)

Record a song for release on a physical product (CD), or record a song for release as a digital download. $0.091 (9.1-cents) per song per copy for songs up to 5:00 in duration; $0.0175 (1.75-cents) per song per copy, per minute, for songs 5:01 or longer in duration. $25 minimum license fee. 

Mechanical License Application - Online

 

Digital Audio Stream

Stream a recording online that is not downloadable. Use an original recording or a purchased recording of the song. $15.00 per song, per 6-month term. Email reprints@giamusic.com with details.

 

Practice Track

Create practice CDs/MP3s for choir members/ensemble. Contact ONE LICENSE

 

Video (DVD/Digital Download)

Make a video of the live performance of a song or use a song in the background of a video for release as a DVD or a digital download. $0.15 per song per copy. $25 minimum license fee. 

Mechanical (Synch) License Application - Online [Please specify “Video” in the Special Instructions field.]

 

Digital Video Stream

Stream a video online (not for permanent download) with a song playing in the background. Use an original recording or a purchased recording of the song. $15.00 per song, per 6-month term. Email reprints@giamusic.com with details.


PERFORMANCE

Live Performance (Drama or Musical)

Use a song in a public performance of a dramatico-musical work, either by live musicians or from an audio recording played in the background. $25 per song, per week, for amateur productions. For professional productions, please contact us for a quote. Email reprints@giamusic.com with production details.

 

Live Performance (Concert)

Use a song in a public performance outside of the context of public worship, either by live musicians or from an audio recording played in the background. $25 per song, per week, for amateur productions. For professional productions, please contact us for a quote. Email reprints@giamusic.com with performance details.

 

Streaming/Podcast of Live Worship Services

Live-stream to members of congregation who may be homebound, traveling or serving in active duty, and archive services for the duration of the license. Contact ONE LICENSE


From Annual, Event, and Single-Use Reprint Licenses to Practice-Track and Podcast/Streaming Licenses, they have a license that will meet your congregational music reprint needs. Visit http://www.onelicense.net to learn more.


In the United Kingdom, congregational reprint permission (melody line and words) is available from Decani Musichttp://www.decanimusic.co.uk/calamus-licence/

Elsewhere in Europe, our sub-publisher is Small Stone Media, http://www.smallstonemedia.com.

If you do not see what you need on this list or on the ONE LICENSE website, please email your request to reprints@giamusic.com or contact GIA directly at 1-800-GIA-1358 or 708-496-3800.