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HLMSW Invoice Due Date

In HLMSW, the Invoice Due date field is populated by a set of rules that can use EITHER the same day, week or month before or after the Date Sent, First Performance Date or Last Performance Date (the rules for … Continue reading

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Zinfonia 2021 Review

Most Requested works in 2021 Arturo Márquez Danzon No. 2 (Peermusic Classical)  Pyotr Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite, for Orchestra arr Ellington/Strayhorn/Tyzik (Tempo Music)  Florence Price Symphony No. 1 in e minor (G. Schirmer)  Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring. Suite [Chamber Version] (Boosey … Continue reading

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HLMSW Roadmap

As indicated last year, we are actively planning the future of HLMSW which will be depreciated within the next five years in favour of the soon-to-be launched music publishing platform Chordata. In 2022 HLMSW will be twenty years old – … Continue reading

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Introducing the MQR

One strange by-product of the global pandemic is that QR Codes are now ubiquitous – something I am very happy about because I love the way this technology is able to link printed material with all that the internet has … Continue reading

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External Programs Editor

In HLMSW Build 8.01.0.6 we have provided a new option to allow you to run external programs directly from HLMSW. The new Tools option is displayed on the very right side of the button bar. Note: if this is not … Continue reading

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EORI Assistance

HLMSW Build 8.01 resolves a problem that has been plaguing all companies exporting packages into the European Union (especially post-Brexit). To avoid delays in customs clearance, exporters must include an Economic Operators Registration and Identification number (EORI) with their shipments. … Continue reading

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Chordata is coming!

Later this year, BTMI will be offering an online platform that we believe will revolutionize music publishing. Chordata has been created by music publishers for music publishers to provide a complete framework to tackle almost every aspect of music publishing … Continue reading

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Zinfonia Changes

This week we published a major update to Zinfonia that contains a number of changes which are outlined below. Gender-based Composer Searches Composer records in Zinfonia now have a designation to identify composers by their gender (either male, female or … Continue reading

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Searching Zinfonia with JSON

A lot of work has gone into the Zinfonia search engine, and all Zinfonia publishers can now take advantage of a brand new toolkit for your public websites and internal systems that will allow you to search for 10,000 composers … Continue reading

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HLMSW Build 8.00 (Build 9.00)

The changes in the EU membership has created a number of challenges for our UK users, particularly with the movement of materials between the UK and the EU. While we are working with those affected directly on solutions related to … Continue reading

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