TITLE

Art or Theft?

AUTHOR(S)
Myers, Paul
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Electronic Musician;Nov98, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the issue of copyright infringement and fair use in the American music industry. Instances when musicians' copyright of the composition are violated; Musicians whose copyright to their compositions have been violated; Legal language behind the concept of fair use; Implications of copyright violations for the music industry.
ACCESSION #
1183158

 

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