FAQ

How do I get those sweet, sweet downloads?


To license music from H&W, you need to login.

If this is your first visit, you can register for an account

Once you are registered you will be able to create playlists that you can share with your colleagues, unlimited downloads of low-res mp3 files so you can test them out in the editing suite .

Registering and unlock the full potential of the website.

How can I find the perfect song?


There are a few different ways you can find music in our library:

  • BROWSE:

COLLECTIONS  - Browse our collections and their albums designed for audiovisual uses.

  • SEARCH:

KEYWORD SEARCH – Type a word (ie: sad, country, blue) to find related results.

ADVANCED SEARCH – Search by category such as genre or specific instruments by clicking on 'MORE OPTIONS'.

Here you can search by region of origin, language, era, artist, composer or musical key.

If you want to preview only pre-cleared works only, and to fast-track to get your licence, click here.

COMPOSERS and ARTISTS - Find out about our music creators and seek out their tracks.

PLAYLISTS - Check out themed playlists and featured tracks created by our staff.

To listen to tracks simply click on a song and press play or click on the track number. The musical player at the bottom of the screen permits you to continue to listen to a particular track all the while browsing other areas of the site.

Need help ?


On a deadline?  Prefer the good, old fashioned phone? Contact our musical matchmaker by email or phone at 514-507-8341 and let us help you find exactly what you need.

Need the audio equivalent of a chai pumpkin latte with half soy milk, half skim, and cinnamon on the side? Let one of the H&W composers mix up your special order and create something just for you.

What exactly am I purchasing when I “buy” a song?


When you buy a license on our site, you are purchasing the rights to use the track for your audiovisual project for one specific usage.

Need some more information on how music licensing works? Click here.

Do I really need to fill in a cue sheet?


Yes! You do want the talented artists who make the music in our library to get paid their dues, don’t you?

If there is broadcast or live theatre usage, you need to file a cue sheet so artists will get their public performance royalties.

Click here to download our cue sheet template and instructions.