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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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Sir Paul McCartney and a British who's who of' composers have created nine musical pieces, titled "A Garland for Linda," to celebrate the ex-Beatle's late wife, Linda McCartney.
He has performed this musical piece numerous times all over world and will now share his passion with the community in Qatar.
As Valentine's Day approaches, singing lovebirds KZ Tandigan and TJ Monterde cheered up their fans with a musical piece about long-distance relationships.
The pupils of Kasserine distinguished themselves by their virtuosity, by playing a musical piece from the Arab heritage inspired from the song "my heart, my guide" (Ana Albi Dalili).
After receiving the gift for their academics, Higaonon scholar-composer Ruben Manhonyogan led in the singing of his own composition of "Salamat Kanimo, Mayor" - a musical piece that beats a felicitous tune for the local chief executive in this 24th Most Competitive Component City in the country with 79 barangays of which 23 of them are inhabited by Higaonon - city's only tribe.
The result is a musical piece in which, according to Crawford, "each instrument represents a specific part of the Northern Hemisphere"--the cello corresponds to annual average temperatures in the equatorial zone, the viola to the midlatitudes, and the violins to the high latitudes and the Arctic region.
Alexander Scriabin's "Valse in F Minor" (1885) is a mature musical piece that includes a creative ad libitum transition from the relative major to the tonic.
A MUSICAL piece premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival has won a top award.
The project saw composer John Kefala-Kerr work with 100 young people from across County Durham to develop a musical piece exploring sacred spaces, which combined live instrumental and choral music with digital sound.
Ruckus is a 10-minute short film based on the musical piece of the same name from his album.
The award is for playing an original experimental musical piece on a handmade mandolin or Chinese lute or moon guitar the size of only 2" in diamater.
The musical piece, which was again about togetherness, was composed by