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Sonor Music Editions Rediscovers The Obscure World of Italian Library Music

Sonar Music Editions

Some music is meant to be heard, but not necessarily listened to. Take library music, for example: essentially, it’s generic soundtrack music, usually recorded by work-for-hire musicians and distributed to TV and film studios to use in their productions. A studio making a documentary about deep-sea creatures might contact a library label for background music, or a TV network could commission a theme or jingle to go with its new sports show. And so while these scenes now have music, the people watching them are probably not paying too much attention to the score.

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