Distribution

Subito Music Corporation offers a package of Distribution Services for independent or self-published composers. Under this arrangement, SMC will accept specific works for sale or rental distribution while the composer retains the individual copyright for each work. Performance materials for all works must be prepared by the composer according to Subito’s specified guidelines. (See below.)

Submitting works for distribution:

  • Works must be the composer’s original compositions
  • Arrangements of public domain works may be considered
  • All permissions for use of non-public domain text must be secured in writing by the composer and presented along with submitted materials

Making distributed works available:

  • Works for sale will be available through Subito’s on-line store
  • Works available for rental will be listed in both printed and on-line catalogs

Any additional advertising or promotion other than the above is the sole responsibility of the composer.

Services also included:

  • Production files will be stored on SMC’s server for duration of agreement
  • Secure credit card processing for sales and rental orders
  • Sales orders will be printed on-demand, invoiced, and shipped as orders are received
  • Rental orders — rental contracts will be issued, materials invoiced, shipped, and tracked, and returned materials received and stored

Composer obligations:

  • Composer is responsible for producing complete rental materials (scores and parts)
  • Submitted works must meet all requirements as stipulated in the Submission Guidelines PDF
  • Composers are required to purchase ten (10) copies (score only) of each distributed work for promotional purposes

Subito Music Corporation will consider submissions by mail only. Please do not send digital files electronically. Composers may submit up to four (4) works in a single package and include the following information:

  • Title, Instrumentation, Duration
  • Format: Finale, Sibelius, SCORE, etc.
  • Performance history — premiere date, number of performances to date
  • Recording: CD of live performance, Midi file, other
  • Biographical or career information

Address submissions to:

Subito Music Corporation
Attn: Distribution Services/Submissions
60 Depot Street
Verona, New Jersey 07044
USA

If you have questions or need more information, please email us in advance of sending a package and include the following descriptive information in the subject field: DISTRIBUTION INQUIRY