Warner/Chappell Production Music is proud to announce the debut of its new Color TV and Elbroar catalogs. Color TV is comprised of German composer Curt Cress’ nearly 14,000 track collection from Curt Cress Publishing GmbH, and its sister company F.A.M.E. Recordings Publishing GmbH. Color TV and the Elbroar catalog, also from Germany, are available for licensing now.
Color TV is a comprehensive library that brings to life a wide range of TV production styles, with the initial release including nine albums:
Panoramic Landscapes Simply Happy Quirky & Eccentric Piano Moods Chase & Surveillance Secret Service Actionism Drama Cuts Crime Scene
Following the initial release, Warner/Chappell Production Music plans to release two new compilations from the catalog every two weeks. Color TV is available for licensing worldwide, excluding Italy and France.
“We are extremely proud to have gained access to the talented works of Curt Cress and to launch Color TV,” says Warner/Chappell Production Music President Randy Wachtler. "Curt’s unique talents have been featured in film and television broadcasts in Germany and we are excited share this catalog internationally.”
Elbroar, hailing from Hamburg, Germany, is a state-of-the-art collection ranging from epic to minimal, jazz to techno and drama to fun. The catalog serves creatives in the fields of television, film and advertising, with a strong focus on trailers and daytime TV. The catalog’s first release, “Epic Fairy Tales,” is an album of orchestral arrangements that set the scene for fantastic stories and epic emotions. Elbroar is available for licensing immediately, worldwide.
About Curt Cress German composer Curt Cress began his musical career in the 1960s, performing in acts such as Klaus Doldinger’s Passport and Snowball, as well as in Falco and Udo Lindenber’s bands. His solo projects involved work with local and international artists including Freddie Mercury, Tina Turner, Rick Springfield, SAGA, Meat Loaf and Scorpions, as well as releasing his own solo material. He made a name for himself as a composer for popular German films and hit TV series such as SK Kölsch, HeliCops and The Red Mile, with many of his works now featured as background music in an average of 25 leading German TV programs every year.
About Warner/Chappell Production Music Warner/Chappell Production Music is a worldwide leader within the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Gari Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmys®, Tellys, ADDYs and Promax honors.
Warner/Chappell Production Music is a proud part of Warner Music Group, home to a collection of the best-known labels in the music industry, including Atlantic, Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Rhino, and Roadrunner, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.