Faber's E-Partners Scheme

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The last decade has seen an increase in illegal websites offering unauthorised sheet music downloads of works which are protected by copyright. Faber Music has prioritised the development of a scheme which approaches this problem with creativity and imagination and provides an effective, commercially viable solution.

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What is the E-Partners Scheme?

The E-Partners scheme was developed in order to enable skilled music arrangers to create and sell digital sheet music via their websites with full authority from the rights holders. Our E-Partners also gain unrestricted access to an expanding hub of licensed digital content by Faber Music and our content-generating E-Partners. The result is a growing network of niche "boutique" e-tailers providing a high-quality, value-for-money, legal alternative to the unauthorised and typically inaccurate sheet music available from illegal sources.
 

Who is the scheme for?

The E-Partners scheme has been carefully designed to cater for any type of e-tailer.  Start-ups, established stores, individuals, large multi-national corporations, creators of music content, re-sellers of existing content - we have a model to suit every requirement. Click on the links below to see the wide range of sites already signed up to the scheme:
 
Arrangers The Language of Song

International Music Consulting

Partituras Digitalis Sheetwriter
Artists/Bands Radiohead Muse Queen

Lang Lang

Composers

 

Howard Goodall

 

Carl Davis

 

Nigel Hess

 

Lin Marsh

 

Exam Boards

 

Trinity College

 

Trinity Rock & Pop

 

   

Instrumental/

Vocal Specialists

PDF Brass Stringstop Choralstore Real Drum Charts
Musical Theatre Love Story Sister Act Creepy Crawlies

Josef Weinberger

Music Apps

 

Jamstar

 

Knowledge Rocks

 

Tonara

 

Guitar Tricks

 

Music Forums

 

Cleartabs

 

Just The Riffs

 

Musicradar

 

 

Music Shops

 

Yamaha Music London Pepperhorn Notendownload Great Scores

Music Services

 

Sing Up

 

The Sage Gateshead

 

   

Music Educators

 

Paul Harris

Mary Cohen Christopher Norton  

Radio Stations

 

Classic FM

 

     

Publishers

 

Edition Peters

 

Boosey & Hawkes

 

MPL Communications

 

Alfred

 

Wholesalers

 

FM Dealers

 

Music Exchange

 

   

 How does the scheme work?

If you already have a website:
If your site already has a shopping cart facility we will establish a data feed from our systems into your product database in order that you may re-sell the contents of the E-Partners hub via your own store. This is our Standard Integration model (see below for costs).
If your website does not use e-commerce we can build a fully customized digital sheet music store which matches your site but is hosted and maintained by Faber Music. This is our Premium Service model (see below for costs).
You will receive a commission of 25% of the price paid by the customer for all sales of digital sheet music via your Web store.

If you do not have a website:
We will build a fully customized digital sheet music store using style guides and logos provided by you. The store will be hosted and maintained by Faber Music. This is our Premium Services model (see below for costs). 
You will receive a commission of 25% of the price paid by the customer for all sales of digital sheet music via your Web store.
 

How much does the scheme cost?

Premium Service (one-off payment of £1,000 + VAT)
  • A fully customized digital sheet music store
  • All transactions & customer services handled by Faber
  • Access to the E-Partners catalogue management system
  • Access to the E-Partners hub of licensed digital content
  • Full royalty accounting services

 

Standard Integration (one-off payment of £250 + VAT)
  • Set up of product data feed into an existing e-commerce database
  • Access to E-Partners catalogue management system
  • Full royalty accounting service
 

Calling All Publishers!

You can help to combat copyright infringement by licensing your rights to legitimate websites via Faber Music's E-Partners scheme. Our non-exclusive, short-term contracts bring a range of benefits including:
 
  • Increased Revenues: 50% of net receipts on all sales generated by the scheme
  • Increased Catalogue Exposure: Your digital sheet music can be made available to customers through a wide range of fully licensed e-tailers on our network
  • Tight Copyright Controls: Our cutting edge technology prevents unlicensed works entering the scheme. Our take-down procedure allows us to remove any items within 24 hours of notification
  • Quality Control: Our music editors will ensure top publishing standards are adhered to in all new sheet music arrangements
  • Outsourced Administration: Our Copyright, Editorial, Royalties and Digital Operations specialists manage the E-Partners scheme so you don't have to!

 

The scheme is fully endorsed and licensed by the following publishers:

Contact Us

For more detailed information about the scheme and how to join please contact:
 
E-Partners Support Team
Faber Music Ltd
Bloomsbury House
74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7908 5340
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7908 5339

Email: epartners@fabermusic.com
 

Supporting Materials

Download E-Partners Overview
Download E-Partners Technical Spec