COVID-19 Update

Dear customers, we would like to inform you that due to the current situation concerning the novel corona virus, exit restrictions have been imposed in Austria. For this reason we kindly ask you to send all requests in written form to [email protected]. Of course, you are still welcome to use the various contact forms on our website and place orders online in our webshop. We ask for your patience in case we are not able to process your requests at the usual speed - due to legal regulations, companies in Austria are currently only able to operate at reduced capacity. However, we would like to assure you that Universal Edition will continue to look after its customers in times like these. Best regards, your Universal Edition team.

Our music for film / TV / advertising

Music on Request

Universal Edition (UE) was founded in 1901 in Vienna and is one of the most renowned music publishers worldwide. Located in the famous Vienna ‘Musikverein’, UE is inseparably linked with the great composers and musical developments of the 20th and 21st century. Our catalogue of contemporary classical music encompasses more than 30,000 works and has been licensed for more films than any other publisher of contemporary classical music. The publishing history of UE is a mirror of the musical history of the 20th century. Along with such outstanding classics as Gustav Mahler, Arnold Schönberg, Kurt Weill, Dmitri Shostakovich, Luciano Berio and Richard Strauss, we also publish contemporary composers like Arvo Pärt, Wolfgang Rihm, Georg Friedrich Haas, Pierre Boulez, Johannes Maria Staud and Friedrich Cerha.




We are happy to help you find the perfect film music for your current project. Our promotion team can provide you with CDs of music based on your brief, helping you to easily find the right music for your film.
Contact: [email protected] or call +43(1)33723-100