It should be clearly
understood that the CMA does not hold Itself
responsible for providing work to any member, but
It considers Itself duty-bound to ensure that no
Injustlce Is done to any member by either a
Producer, Muslc Director or by any other member
within the framework of the rules and regulations
of the CMA and Its constitution.
3. VIOLATION OF RULES :
After admlsslon, If a
member breaks I violates the rules and regulations
laid down by the Association, he/she will be subject to suitable punitive action by competent authorities
of the CMA and if need be, may even be struck off
the roles of the Assoclatlon
4. GRADES :
After completing all formalities,
grades will be awarded to each candidate by the
panel of judges depending on hls/her performance
and musical calibre at the time of the Audition.
The startlng grade ls 'B'. The next higher grade ls
'A', and then 'Speclal', 'Extra Speclal',
'Super Ex.SpeclaI" and 'Top Grade'. Any
upgradation sought by any member after joining
the association, shall be done according to the
constitution of the CMA as amended from time to
5. SONG SHIFTS :
The followlng will be shift
timings for song recordings.
10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. 1 Song (duration 4 hours)
4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. 1 Song (duration 4 hours)
6. BACKGROUND SHIFTS :
10.00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. (Ona and half Shift)
There wlll be no half or one shift background.
Note.: There will be one hour break for Lunch
from 1.00 pm. to 2.00 pm. during background shlft.
For all song and song dubbing recordings, a
grace period of 15 mlnutes shall be allowed at the
commencement and conclusion of the shifts. There
is no grace perlod for background shifts.
7. EXTENSION OF BACKGROUND SHIFTS :
If an extension of the background shift is desired
by the Producer / Music director, the following
ovartime charges wlll apply.
From 9.30 to 10.00 p.m. Normal Overtime.
Beyond 10.00 p.m. Overtime charges will
be double the normal In half hour unlts.
Note : For all musical work extending beyond
10.00 p.m, be it song or background, the ovartime
charges will be double the normal charges after
10.00 p.m. in half hour unlts.
8. SONG RECORDING :
Normally, only one song
should be recorded In a 4 hour song shift. However,
on the request of the Producer / Music Director,
muslcians are allowed to record / dub for two songs
and will be paid two songs payment.
Musicians are allowed to play only two song
reoordings in a day. Either two in the morning shift
or two in the afternoon shift, or one in the morning
and one in the aftemoon shifts.
In exceptional cases, musicians are allowed to
play more than two songs in a day, after obtaining
permission from the CMA Managing Committee
stating valid reasons.
If a musician/s is/are retained for dubbing extra
parts or extra instruments after the recording /
dubbing is over, he/she/they shall be paid one-song
money extra, provided such extension is only for
two hours. After, the expiry of two hours, over time
wlll be charged, for the period he/she/they has/
have been retained over and above two hours.
If a musician plays more than one Instrument
in a song, or musician/s dub more than one part
he/she/they shall be pald one song payment extra.
he/she/they wlll also be entitled for normal
overtime, if the shift extends beyond the stipulated
tlme i.e. 4 hours.
Song recording shifts always have to start at the
stipulated time. If however, a Musician is called at the
last moment and joins the song shift in-between, it
wlll be oonstrued that he is present from the beginning
of the shlft and the charges will be applicable as if he
has been in the shlft from the beglnnlng I.e. 9.30 am.
or 4.00 pm. as the case may be.