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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In 1938, Garayev composed his first musical piece, a cantata "The Song of the Heart" to the poem by Rasul Rza.
with musical pieces of the joint military music in a regular motion passing before the Royal
Originally published in English in 1916 and now brought back into print for the benefit of a new generation of appreciative readers, Hull's erudite translation gives an informative insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces composed by Handel including his operas, oratorios and chamber music.
His most acclaimed musical pieces include Allah Hoo, Yeh Jo Halka Halka Suroor Hai, Afreen Afreen and Piya Re Piya Re.
Perolene has grabbed the attention of prominent musicians after she played the most notable musical pieces in the world, which prompted a university professor to ask that she be admitted to university given her unequalled talent among her peers.
The band consists of four ladies: *Amira Ali -- primary violin *Caroline Amgad -- secondary violin *Nourhan Osama -- viola *Amany Ghouneim -- cello The ladies will perform numerous musical compositions of the golden era, such as "Zorooni Kol Sana Mara" (Visit me once a year) for late legendary musician Sayed Darwish, "Hanna al-Sakran" (Hanna, the Drunk) for Lebanese veteran singer Fayrouz, "Feha Haga Helwa" (There is something beautiful about it) for veteran Egyptian composer Omar Khairat, among other musical pieces. The four ladies are graduates of the Cairo Conservatoire, which is the primary music conservatory in Egypt; they perform in the Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
The club presented a programme that included a number of musical pieces, as well as different competitions.
El-Masry presented more than 100 musical pieces, and most of them were accredited and gained wide popularity in the region.
Musical pieces performed included Memory from the musical Cats, Save the Last Dance for Me and Hymn to the Fallen, with solo performances from George Mullin, Allen McGranaghan and Chris Lovat.
The artist presents 14 abstracts, each inspired by his own experimental musical pieces.
The full program of the Spring Gagok Concert includes 10 gagok pieces along with foreign repertoires including opera arias, popera songs and musical pieces. Gagok refers to a genre of vocal music using lyrics from a poem.
The magical world of musical pieces by Debussy, Satie, Ravel and other composers will take us away on Friday when Cypriot soprano Mariza Anastasiadou and the piano duo Elina Linchevskaya and Zbynek Maruska will share the Technopolis 20 Cultural Centre stage in Paphos.