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UIC on the Move

The number of companies and systems that use the UIC to help categorise their instrumental parts continues to grow. To ensure we provide the most reliable and speedy access to the UIC data files, we have created a new destination … Continue reading

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Later this year a new service called Connect.inCopyright (CinC) will be launched to simplify the creation and management of global distribution rules for music on sale, rent or digital delivery. A little history… One of the great successes of the … Continue reading

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Stripe Choices

An update to both Zinfonia and in© over the weekend gives all our publisher partners that use Stripe to collect fees and charges a huge selection of funds for your payments beyond just the credit card. In Stripe, if you … Continue reading

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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 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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