Touch Music | Rights Usage
Over the years there have been many and various usages of Touch recorded works; from ballet to film, theatre to dance, the range of titles available in the Touch catalogue seems to suit many different media. Touch Music is wholly owned by Touch.
Lynn Ramsay · Gaspar Noé · Lars von Trier · The Royal Ballet (London) · Terrence Malik · Morgan Matthews · Rambert Dance Company · Gustav Deutsch · Shobana Jeyasingh Company · Justin Smith · EMI · Oxford Film and Television · JVC (Japan) · Lakeshore Entertainment (USA) · Tonic Music · BBC Radio & TV · BBC America · ITV · C4 · Carte Blanche (Norway's national contemporary dance company) · Theater Vorpommern (Germany) · The Dutch National Ballet · The Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia) · Atlantik Film (Turkey) · Chou/Shu-yi & Dancers (Taiwan) · Media Rights Capital (USA) · Bossanova Films (Brazil) · Furia Films (Slovakia) · Riot Cinema (Spain) · Alaska Dance Theatre · Prada · Tero Saarinen (Finland) · Richmond Ballet (USA) · Samsa Films (Luxembourg) · Jessica Ruano & Second Skin Theatre (UK) · MTV · Olafur Eliason · Mark Woollen & Associates (USA) · Grace Jones · National Film Board of Canada · Sydney Dance Company (Australia) · Singapore Dance Theatre · Isaac Julien · Otter Films (Poland) and many others have all enjoyed Touch Music usage.
Rights can be cleared either directly (contact details can be found lower down on the right hand side of this page) or through the blanket agreement with MCPS.
Lars von Trier | Gesamt
Lars von Trier has chosen music by Novi_sad for his new project 'Gesamt'.
What happens when a master challenges the people? When everyone is invited to reinterpret some of the greatest art pieces of our time? Is it within everyone to make art? And do we stand out the most when we stand together?
Lars von Trier has recently launched and conceptualized a project entitled ’’Gesamt’’. Gesamt’s explicit translation is a ’’whole’’ or ’’cummulaive’’ and ’’Gesamt Art’’ can be translated into an ‘’ideal work of art’’, a ’’universal work of art’’ or ’’synthesis for the arts’’. The term has been used by the German composer of classical music Richard Wagner. He used the word as a reference to an art piece that is put together by as many different art forms as possible, be it poetry, music, visual arts, dance or drama as well architecture and opera.
Trier has selected six artworks/challenges and artists have been asked to respond in these challenges with the contribution of a film or music piece. These artworks are from Paul Gauguin, Albert Speer, Cesar Franck, James Joyce, August Strindberg and Sammy Davis Jr.
Novi_sad’s (Thanasis Kaproulias) music has been selected by Lars von Trier and he is contributing in Gesamt with a musical piece associated to James Joyce's ’’Ulysses’’.
''Gesamt'' will premiere on October 12th 2012, at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen. The result will be between one or four films, but some rules apply: Gesamt must be shown in a dark room with four large screens in each corner. The screens will all be running at the same time - but they may not show the material simultaneously. In this sense the spirit of a gesamtkunstwerk is visible in the screening itself.
Gesamt is part of Copenhagen Art Festival.
Titloi Telous (Out of frame) | Novi_sad
''Titloi Telous'', the film for which Novi_sad made the music, was awarded yesterday the best short film at Venice Biennale International Film Festival.
The music for the film is by Novi_sad. You can see a trailer here.
Fennesz music usage on film trailer
Leslie Winer on Grace Jones Dub Album | September 2011
This album features the track "This Is" [GRACE JONES/IVOR GUEST/LESLIE WINER/ANTONY GENN]. Touch Music represents the publishing for Leslie Winer's composition share. The album is due out on Wall of Sound in September 2011.
Viktor Oszkar Nagy - "Caught Between Two Worlds"
Terence Malik - "The Tree of Life"
Terence Malik's new movie has caused a sensation at Cannes. You can read an in-depth review here (spoiler alert***)
Lynne Ramsay - "We Need To Talk About Kevin"
An extract of 'Aquaculture' from Energy Field by Jana Winderen has been used on the latest film directed by Lynne Ramsay. We Need to Talk About Kevin is a 2011 British film directed and adapted by Lynne Ramsay from American author Lionel Shriver's 2003 novel of the same name.
From The Observer 15th May 2011:
"Seamus McGarvey's camerawork is scintillating, and Lynne Ramsay's music choices, including Lonnie Donegan and Buddy Holly all linked by another impressive score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, are impeccable."
Gaspar Noe - "Enter the Void"
This film has received a 5 star review in The Guardian.
Music by BJNilsen & Stillupsteypa features on the soundtrack…
Casus Belli | Novi_sad
The short film CASUS BELLI (dir. Yorgos Zois) will have its world premiere in the Orrizzonti Competition of the 67th Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica (Venice International Film Festival), to be held in Venice from September 1st to 11th 2010.
The sound design of the film is by Novi_sad.