How to Register Your Music

Are you a musician or music publisher looking to protect your work? Unsure about how to register your music? We've got you covered!

Registering your music is an essential step for musicians and music publishers. It ensures that your work is protected and allows you to receive royalties for your creations. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of registering your music with International Standard Music Numbers (ISMN) and provide tips for making the process as smooth as possible.

Understanding ISMN and its Importance

An International Standard Music Number (ISMN) is a unique identifier for notated music publications. It helps in the identification and cataloging of music publications and ensures that your work is protected from unauthorized use. Having an ISMN for your music is crucial because it:

  Facilitates the distribution and sales process

  Ensures proper royalty tracking and payment

  Protects your work from unauthorized use

  Helps in the cataloging and archiving of your music

How to Register Your Music with RETUNERECORD

RETUNERECORD is a publisher that specializes in the registration and participation of ISMN with the prefix 979-0-071. They offer services such as form registration for ISMN, musical notation, and audio file submission. Follow these steps to register your music with RETUNERECORD:

1. Prepare Your Music

Before registering your music, ensure that it is in the proper format. This includes having your musical notation in PDF format and audio files in MP3 or WAV format. Double-check your work for errors and make sure it is ready for submission.

2. Visit the RETUNERECORD Website

Go to and navigate to the registration page. Here, you will find all the necessary information and forms to begin the registration process.

3. Fill Out the Registration Form

The registration form will require information such as your name, contact details, and details about your music. Be sure to fill out the form accurately and completely to avoid any delays in the registration process. Remember, honesty is the best policy, especially when it comes to registering your magnum opus.

4. Submit Your Music

Upload your musical notation and audio files as required. Make sure the files are properly named and organized to ensure a smooth registration process. After all, you wouldn't want your masterpiece to be mistaken for someone else's one-hit-wonder, would you?

5. Pay the Registration Fee

Complete the payment process for the registration fee. Keep in mind that this fee is a small investment to protect your music and ensure you receive royalties for your work. Think of it as buying insurance for your musical baby.

6. Wait for Confirmation

After submitting your registration form and payment, wait for confirmation from RETUNERECORD. They will review your submission and assign an ISMN to your music. Patience is a virtue, and good things come to those who wait!

In conclusion, registering your music with an ISMN is a crucial step in protecting your work and ensuring you receive the proper royalties. With RETUNERECORD's easy-to-follow process, you can have peace of mind knowing that your music is secure. So, go ahead and create your next masterpiece, knowing that RETUNERECORD has your back!