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MUSICAL COMPOSITION. The act of congress of February 3, 1831, authorizes the granting of a copyright for a musical composition. A question was formerly agitated whether a composition published on a single sheet of paper, was to be considered a book, and it was decided in the affirmative. 2 Campb. 28, n.; 11 East, 244. See Copyright.

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The Ruling of the Court was favorably treated by the Agency of Lithuanian Copyright Protection Association, which stressed that such an opinion by the Court will help avoid numerous disputes with users of musical works and, more importantly, will act as prevention to illegal actions and would promote behaviour within the law--it will motivate users of musical compositions to sign agreements with the Agency of Lithuanian Copyright Protection Association.
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Then they can use the elements as building blocks for their own musical compositions.
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write subject matter acquired as lyrics to musical compositions.
In breathtaking prose, Joan Ohanneson has crafted an unforgettable encounter with Hildegard, the astonishing visionary, prophet, artist and healer, whose musical compositions continue to be popular today.
Max Seiffert recognized that "Mary's Song of Praise" was one of a series of Flemish engravings of biblical scenes that contain complete musical compositions.
There are comparisons that the reader will find interesting between Bullins's theories of art and those of Alain Locke, as well as formulas for Bullins's brand of straight/comic theater that recall Du Bois's request that Bob Cole write protest musicals, and the discussion of the resemblance of structural elements of some of the plays to musical compositions is deft and sure.
A composer can then select, modify, and assemble these sound bites into musical compositions.
Then there's a CD-ROM drive, which is best described as a computer-controlled compact disc player used to store text and graphics instead of musical compositions.
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This thoroughly researched and richly presented biography of French-born Rudhyar--many excerpts from his published and unpublished poems, autobiographies, personal papers, and musical compositions are included in the text--fills a gap in the scholarship of 20th-century music and culture.