Peermusic has entered into a sub-publishing agreement with First Music Publishing to represent their catalogue for the world outside of Russia.
The deal represents a reciprocal agreement: First Music has administered Peer’s catalogue in Russia since the turn of the Millennium.
First Music Publishing is the largest Russian company in the field of music publishing business.
The firm’s catalogue includes over 30 000 musical compositions, including works of leading Russian composers such as Isaak Dunayevsky, Mikhail Tanich, Oscar Feltsman, Leonid Derbenev, Maxim Dunaevsky, Manus Tabachnikov, Vyacheslav Dobrynin, Evgeniy Krilatov, Oleg Molchanov, Vladimir Kuzmin and others.
Nigel Elderton, PeerMusic
Nigel Elderton Peermusic’s European President commented: “We are delighted to be representing First Music’s fine Russian repertoire around the world.
“First Music have proved themselves to be excellent partners having administered the Peer catalogue for the past fifteen years.
“We are very pleased that they have now entrusted us with their repertoire.”
Dmitry Mayko CEO First Music Publishing said: “We are extremely proud to extend and deepen our long-term relationship with Peer international.
They have proven time and time again to be wise and reliable partners and we are excited to be able to bring through peer the best in current Russian music.”
In addition to its relationship with Peer, First Music is a partner of the biggest music publishers in Russia and represents over 500,000 Western musical compositions by such companies as BMG Rights, Budde Music, Curci, ROBA, Sugar, Spirit Music and Sony/ATV.
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