What is production music licencing?Production music licencing, sometimes referred to with the misnomer 'royalty-free' music, is essentially permission from the owner of a copyrighted music recording to use that recording within a media production (YouTube video, phone app, TV show, commercial, podcast etc.) in the form of a written agreement, the licence.
When do you need a licence?If you want to use our music in a production that you are making, even if it is a personal project or a wedding video, you will need to buy a licence. Music Vine offer tailored licences, so you won't pay for usage that you don't need. For more information about the different licensing options available see the Music Vine licence information page.
Aura Classica makes music that is in the public domain. Isn't public domain music free to use?Whilst the classical compositions themselves are out-of-copyright, the musical arrangements and the recordings are created by Aura Classica and are subject to copyright law. Their use without a licencing agreement is prohibited.
How does it work?Browse the Aura Classica site for the music that you would like to use in your production and click the □→ symbol for the track. This will then take you to the corresponding page on the Music Vine website. Once there, you can click the shopping cart icon which will bring up the licencing options box where you can choose the licence that you need for your production. Our music (as is all the music on the Music Vine platform) is also available with their monthly/annual subscription-based licencing options. Click Here for more information about them. Music Vine has a wide range of genres and styles and their quality is the best in the business.
Do you need a licence to play the music at an event?Yes. This licence option is available with Music Vine. Choose the 'Promotional, Branded, Advert' box when you add the music to the cart and you will find the options that you need.
Once you have bought a licence, can the music be used again in future videos?The Music Vine 'Pay-Per-Use' licences are applicable to one production only and you will need to buy another licence to use it again. If you plan to make a lot of videos with our music, you might find that a subscription option could be cost effective for you. Read more about them here.
What about reversions and cut-downs of the same project?You can select the number of edits you require when choosing your licence options. If you need to chat further about your usage, get in touch with the Music Vine Custom Licence team to discuss your needs.
YouTube Content ID
How to clear YouTube copyright claims
Content ID is a digital finger-printing system that helps identify copyrighted material used in YouTube videos. Music Vine uses this technology to protect the intellectual property of our recordings. We regret that this causes an inconvenience to our customers, having to clear the claim, but if we do not protect our music in this way, we leave ourselves open to fraudsters who might register our music for themselves in order to claim the advertising revenue.
If you have purchased a licence, it is easy to clear a copyright claim. It's important to know too, that this is not the same as a copyright 'strike' on your channel and clearing these claims is a common practice in the YouTube video upload process.
You can clear a claim directly in YouTube Studio by following these steps:
Hover your mouse over 'Copyright Claim' and click 'See Details'.
In the 'Actions' section, select 'Dispute'.
Check the box 'My dispute isn't based on any of the reasons above...' and continue.
Select the 'Licence' option and continue.
Check the box 'I have permission to use the content from the copyright owner.' and continue.
Fill the box with your Music Vine licence details with a note to say that you purchased a licence from the Music Vine website, check the mandatory boxes and hit 'Submit'.
Alternatively, contact Music Vine here to have them clear the claim on your behalf.
Cue Sheet P.R.O. Information
All music by Aura Classica and Fernweh Goldfish is registered with the Performing Rights Society (PRS) in the UK.
Please see the table below for information to include on your cue sheet.
We recommend using ctrl+f (the find function) on your keyboard to locate the track title to find the information that you need.
Click to highlight a row.
Composer / Writer / Arranger
Criskcracker Music Publishing
Steven Richard Openshaw
Pachelbel - Canon (Solo Piano)
Pachelbel - Canon (Piano & Strings)
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.21
Purcell - Abdelazer Suite: Rondeau
Purcell - Abdelazer Suite: Hornpipe
R Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra
Rossini - William Tell: Ranz des Vaches
Saint-Saëns - Aquarium
Satie - Gnossienne No. 1
Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Schumann - Traumerei
Skippy Mr. Sunshine
Tchaikovsky - Capriccioso
Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
He's Definitely Up To Something
Thinking Of You
J Strauss II - Vienna Blood Waltz
Vivaldi - Spring: I. Allegro
Vivaldi - Summer: III. Presto
Wagner - Bridal Chorus
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Beethoven - Pathetique Sonata
Beethoven - Fur Elise
Beethoven - Minuet in G
Bizet - Habanera
Boccherini - Minuet & Trio
Brahms - Intermezzo (Opus 118, No. 2)
Brahms - Romance (Opus 118, No. 5)
Chopin - 'Minute' Waltz
Chopin - Nocturne (Op. 9 No. 1)
Chopin - Funeral March
Crooked Old Shrew
Ponchielli - Dance of the Hours (Extended Arr.)
Ponchielli - Dance of the Hours
Debussy - Clair De Lune
Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Delibes - Pizzicato
Elgar - Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Faure - Pavane (Orchestral Arr.)
Faure - Pavane (Guitar & String Quartet)
Rimsky Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Getting To The Bottom Of It
Grieg - Arietta
Grieg - Morning Mood
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Bach - Toccata and Fugue
Leontovych - Carol of the Bells
Liszt - Liebestraum No. 3
Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 16
Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 11: Theme
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: II. Romanze
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: I. Allegro
Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 11: Turkish March