Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of enabling the creator of intellectual wealth to receive compensation for their work and be able to ...
If I were to make a cover of a song, and then upload it to YouTube for instance, but this song is copyrighted, would I be in any sort of trouble?
It is possible to see time to time a phrase that "Chord sequences cannot be copyrighted". I have nothing against (I do not own any chord sequences). However, could maybe somebody give the explanation ...
I have been composing chords for my girlfriend's melodies, and recorded two CDs for her. She continues to tell everyone that she wrote the songs even tho' I composed the music to her melodies. I never ...
You sure know the song 'Popcorn' (link to wikipedia). I couldn't find out under what license this song is. Has the copyright already lapsed or do I have to pay for using it?
I'm thinking of trying to learn how to remix songs with GarageBand and similar applications. So far I'm a total noob, and I'm just wondering who is allowed remix what songs? Is anyone allowed to remix ...
In Jazz a lot of people play and record songs from other jazz players/composers. For instance Mingus played a lot of songs by Duke. My question is this: Are those songs copyrighted? Can anyone play ...