The Gift of Songs? (Napster)
The gift of a song can only be given by the person who made it, or by someone to whom the composer has explicitly “given” the song.
ASCAP Launches “Junior ASCAP Members (J.A.M.)” Program
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The American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has introduced the Junior ASCAP Members or J.A.M. Created to support and nurture the talents of high school music students, ASCAP …
FastTrack elects officers and establishes Paris headquarters
In July, 2000, the Chief Executive Officers of five leading copyright organizations agreed to a new partnership called FastTrack. Together, these five organizations represent approximately 38 percent of the global collections for musical works, …
Philadelphia Audience Picks Centennial Competition Winner
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At the intermission of the October 5th Philadelphia Orchestra concert, after hearing three recent compositions by young American men, audience members completed ballots to help choose the winning work …
Copland House Hosts New Series “The Composer’s Hour”
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The Copland House is inaugurating a new series called The Composer’s Hour. The series is presented for Copland Society members and is hosted by Artistic Director Michael Boriskin.
Each program features …
Schott Puts Entire Catalog on Net4Music
German publisher Schott Musik International has signed a deal to put its entire catalog online. The 230-year-old firm has joined hands with the online sheet music retailer Net4Music.
It is not Schott’s first flirtation with …