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 ...

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Record vocal on Instrumental track. License required for non-commercial use? [closed]

I'm recording my voice on the instrumental version of a song, which I converted from a youtube video. I'll not be using this recording for any commercial use, but just for personal use. Do I require ...
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Is it fine to publish song covers on SoundCloud? [closed]

If someone – as musician (e.g. piano player) – wants to play a popular song (not the best, but for example: Für Elise) and publishes it on SoundCloud, is that fine from the legal side? I just saw ...
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Is there a gigantic dataset with songs and chords I can download? [closed]

I recently came across LinkeSOFT Songbook along with their ChordPro format and I like the way the lyric chords were formatted as a single varchar. This looks like something I could store in a SQL ...
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How do you accredit producers if you remix a remix?

If a producer remixes (b) a musical piece (a) by another producer, they are often (in my experience) accredited as follows: Original Producer - Original Title (a) (Remixing Producer's Remix (b)) ...
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Who can remix a song?

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 ...
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In jazz, can anyone play any song?

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 ...