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We can custom make a disc with your own original tune or a licensed/copyrighted tune to play in a disc player.
The discs will play a tune that is about 23 seconds long.
If you don't already own a DISC PLAYER music box, you can purchase one from us. There is a large library of discs available that can play on these players. Not only would you have your own song but the ability to own all the other discs as well.
We can make just one disc - there is no minimum.
We would need either sheet music, or a media file (midi, etc). We would need you to clearly indicate 22-23 seconds of music to be used for the disc.
The music on the disc will follow the music provided as closely as possible, and normally will not include any additional notes or embellishments.
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The notes that are available for use Bass to Treble are:
a. 30 tines, some neighboring tines are pitched to the same note.
b. This is relative pitch....combs may be pitched in a different key on any particular mechanism...combs are not all pitched the same.
A musical arrangement is needed.
For a custom disc with no supplied music score, the cost might run over the normal maximum of $110.00 (includes arrangement fee). There is only a one time (Per tune) minimum application fee of 27.00 additional if music and arrangement is supplied by client. This may escalate depending upon the amount of collaboration (if any) is needed.
If the music needs licensing (if it is a published tune), we could apply for licensing but there could be an additional charge of $30.00 or more depending on the publisher. We would send you a quote before proceeding.
We offer turnaround time of approximately 2-3 weeks. Place your order by clicking "add to cart" below.
You will receive the simulation (a sample sound) by email and will have to authorize for us to proceed.
Once You have okayed the simulation, we start work on your order and charge accordingly.
After approval, it will take 1-2 weeks for us to send you a completed, one of a kind, custom musical DISC.
If you are purchasing a player, you will not be charged for it until we ship.
Please email the tune to firstname.lastname@example.org
Obtaining Music Rights
If the song you wish to put in your custom music box is your own composition, you need only send us a simple fax or letter with a short statement saying you are the author of the work, that we have your permission, and your signature.
If the song you wish to use was written by someone else, such as a popular tune played on the air, we will need to obtain permission from the publisher to mechanically reproduce it as a music box disk. This permission is called a synchronization (aka merchandising or novelty) rights license. To obtain this license, We will contact the publisher (or author in some cases) to get that signed permission. We make a quick search of the three major performing rights organizations to see which one handles that song, do a song search for the contact info for that artist/publisher on their website, and contact the artist/publisher for permission. Depending on the tune, the publisher and time spent on legal issues, there would be an additional charge.
Occasionally there may be an additional licensing fee and we will notify you before we proceed.
If you have the permission, then just fax a signed copy to us.
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