||The specific rights given by
copyright law to authors of musical works
..........Other Music Resources
The specific rights
given by copyright law to authors of musical works are
- The right to mechanically reproduce a musical
work and make copies of it in the form of
records, tapes, CDs etc.(Mechanical or
- The right to publicly perform a musical work over
radio, TV, clubs, hotels, concerts
etc.(Non-dramatic performing right).
- The right to publicly perform a musical work in a
dramatic manner as is the case with musical
comedies, plays, operas, operettas, or ballets
- The right to use a musical composition on the
soundtrack of an audio-visual work for theatrical
exhibition or television (Synchronization).
- The right to print a musical composition in the
form of sheet music, folios, band parts and
instrumental arrangements (Print right).
What is copyright?
Sources of income for music makers
Collective administration of the
public performance right
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