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Composer Data Submission Guidelines

Last Updated: Jun 07, 2017 09:48AM PDT
Please reference the scenarios below for guidance on how to prepare and submit composer data for various possibilities of public domain and non-society composers.
Public domain work, out of copyright, known composer:
COMPOSER1 FIRST NAME Frederic
COMPOSER1 MIDDLE NAME Francois
COMPOSER1 LAST NAME Chopin
COMPOSER1 CAE# 6098201
COMPOSER1 CAPACITY Composer
COMPOSER1 SOCIETY DP
COMPOSER1 SHARE 100
COMPOSER1 PUBLISHER NAME Orig Pub Ltd*

Public domain work, out of copyright, unknown composer (ie Traditional):

COMPOSER1 FIRST NAME  
COMPOSER1 MIDDLE NAME  
COMPOSER1 LAST NAME Unknown
COMPOSER1 CAE# 506142981
COMPOSER1 CAPACITY Composer
COMPOSER1 SOCIETY NS
COMPOSER1 SHARE 100
COMPOSER1 PUBLISHER NAME Orig Pub Ltd*

Public domain work, new arrangement in copyright:

COMPOSER1 FIRST NAME Frederic
COMPOSER1 MIDDLE NAME Francois
COMPOSER1 LAST NAME Chopin
COMPOSER1 CAE# 6098201
COMPOSER1 CAPACITY Composer
COMPOSER1 SOCIETY DP
COMPOSER1 SHARE 0
COMPOSER1 PUBLISHER NAME Orig Pub Ltd*
COMPOSER2 FIRST NAME John
COMPOSER2 MIDDLE NAME Jacob
COMPOSER2 LAST NAME Smith
COMPOSER2 CAE# 215453289
COMPOSER2 CAPACITY Arranger
COMPOSER2 SOCIETY ASCAP
COMPOSER2 SHARE 100
COMPOSER2 PUBLISHER NAME Orig Pub Ltd*

Published work with non-society composer:

COMPOSER1 FIRST NAME Neil
COMPOSER1 MIDDLE NAME Alden
COMPOSER1 LAST NAME Armstrong
COMPOSER1 CAE# 1
COMPOSER1 CAPACITY Composer
COMPOSER1 SOCIETY NS
COMPOSER1 SHARE 100
COMPOSER1 PUBLISHER NAME Orig Pub Ltd*

*Orig Pub Ltd = Your original publisher name that matches the IPI database
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