The music composed for an audiovisual work, such as a film, television show, or video game. Scores are often needed to create a specific mood in a way that a licensing previously-existing musical works cannot. A score composer may be paid up-front and relinquish their copyright in a "work-for-hire" agreement, or they may receive a combination of fees and the ongoing royalties associated with their copyright ownership for the score compositions.
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