THE SIX MUSIC COPYRIGHTS
When you record or write down the music created that music becomes tangible. Once the music becomes tangible the music automatically becomes copywritten.
Thus, by default, you are the songwriter, publisher, and publishing administrator. As the PA it is your job to license and collecting for the rights below. If you don't want to collect on your rights you can enter into a publishing administration deal.
Again, if you are self-published you are the publish admin and you are responsible to collect your money guaranteed to you established from the six rights below.
THE SIX RIGHTS OF COPYRIGHT
- The right to reproduce
- The right to prepare derivative
- The right to distribute
- The right to publicly performance
- The right to publicly display
- (sound recording only) The right to digitally transmit to publicly perform the copyrighted work