Firstcom Music Announces Partnership with Deutsche Grammophon

FirstCom Music partners with Universal Music Group’s world-renowned classical label Deutsche Grammophon.

Dallas, TX, March 07, 2015 --( FirstCom Music has today announced an exciting new partnership with Universal Music Group’s world-renowned classical label Deutsche Grammophon. Launching this week with 30 albums, Deutsche Grammophon Production Music will feature incredible classical works from the legendary Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Chopin and Debussy, compiled in a media friendly format and easy to license for content producers and editors around the world. Additional albums are scheduled for 2015 with other exciting projects on the horizon.

Recognized as the world’s leading classical music label, Deutsche Grammophon has been producing, marketing and distributing recorded music of the very highest quality for over a century, and now for the first time ever the label’s peerless catalogue, featuring legendary recordings by the greatest conductors and orchestras, will be easily available to music editors around the world. This collection of pre-cleared music, together with FirstCom Music’s unique business model, will see Deutsche Grammophon Production Music offering an unparalleled choice in classical music licensing, a genre that remains highly popular particularly within advertising, film, and television.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ken Nelson, SVP/Executive Producer, FirstCom Music said: “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to offer our clients the absolute best in recorded music from around the world. Our representation of Deutsche Grammophon Production Music is further confirmation of our commitment to the highest musical standards. This legendary classical music label will add even more depth and variety to our already extensive music libraries and allow us to deliver a source for music that is quite simply second to none.”

Anja Rittmoeller, VP Catalogue Development, Deutsche Grammophon added: “We’re delighted to be partnering with our publishing colleagues on this unique venture, and to push the joys, virtues and benefits of our rich classical catalogue in a convenient and easy-to-understand way.”

To check out the full Deutsche Grammophon Production Music offering, please visit

Notes to Editors

For more information on the above, including images, product demonstration and interview enquiries, please contact Cristy Hyatt Coffey – Director of Marketing | FirstCom Music | | 800.858.8880

About FirstCom Music:
FirstCom Music, a leading music services provider for over 35 years, offers the most comprehensive music solutions worldwide. With more than 190,000 tracks, FirstCom Music is dedicated to providing high-quality, easy to license music to the production community.

Founded in 1980, FirstCom Music was the first to release production music libraries on compact disc. Today, FirstCom Music produces and markets music services for film, television, radio, and multimedia uses in the U.S. and abroad. FirstCom Music is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with offices in Los Angeles.

About Deutsche Grammophon:
Deutsche Grammophon has been producing, marketing and distributing recorded music of the very highest quality since 1898. The label’s peerless catalogue features legendary recordings by the greatest conductors and orchestras – from Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein to Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim and the Berliner Philharmoniker. Innumerable acclaimed international classical musicians have seen their star rise on the “Yellow Label” – instrumentalists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maurizio Pollini and Martha Argerich, or opera singers including Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón. Together with many others, they are at home on the Deutsche Grammophon artists’ roster, alongside a new generation of emerging stars such as conductor Gustavo Dudamel, composer Max Richter, violinist Lisa Batiashvili, or pianist Alice Sara Ott. In the rapidly changing music and entertainment environment, the label remains committed to discovering and nurturing talent, and maintaining the very highest standards of creative excellence in classical music.
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Cristy Hyatt Coffey