I received the following email from MuseScore:
"Your score has been taken down
We received a report that your score "Ecce quomodo moritur justus" is infringing on someone else's author rights. We have taken down this content from MuseScore for the time being.
Reportedly infringed copyright:
Song: Ecce quomodo moritur justus
Publisher: CEDRO (Centro Español de Derechos Reprográficos)
You can dispute this report, if you believe the copyright content has been mistakenly identified or if you have obtained all the necessary rights, licenses and/or permissions to upload and share this work on MuseScore.
In order to do that, please go to the link:
In response, I filed a dispute thread as proposed, arguing that this work written in the sixteenth century has long been in the public domain (CPDL), as can be seen here:
Besides, on the PDF downloaded from this site and from which I edited with Musescore, the following statement can be read in full:
"Copyright © 1999 by the Choral Public Domain Library (http://www.cpdl.org)
Edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, or recorded."
I don't have an answer yet, but I would like to understand how I could usurp anyone's rights.
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I edited my theme for The Office, per se adding the accordion and more DOOT, plus more stuff for the main melody. Need some feedback. If you're in multiple groups, you'll probably see this post a few times. Just need some feedback!
Here it is-
Please comment what you think, I need all the advice I can get!
We gotta grow this group pretty big. So, if y’all think of people to invite write their usernames down below and I’ll invite them. Preferably very chatty peeps.
Tomorrow, at 9:00 am, I audition to get into a high school. I have been homeschooled for so long and I need to go to this high school. I am enrolling in the piano program. To audition I have to play two stylistically different pieces, play two major scales other than C, and demo sight reading. I must get in. Homeschool isn’t for me. It’s boring, I’m falling behind on school, and I feel very lonely. If I don’t get in I will be crushed so I’m gonna try hard. The two pieces I’m playing are Ecossaise by Beethoven and Prelude No. 8 in C minor by Chrissy Ricker. The two scales I’m gonna play are F# major and C# major. Wish me luck tomorrow!
Okay, here we go.
I'm the oldest brother, and I have 3 other brothers, and NO sisters (can we get an f in the chat for my mom?)
I have an 11 yr old brother, 6 yr old brother, and 1.5 yr old brother
(the 6 yr old is a brat :/)
Write a four paged research argument essay with works cited in one day.........
Am doing whether vaccines should be government mandated.
16 is unlucky
I'm a lefty boi
Was this already a discussion?
Eh, who cares
It doesn't have to be with just music, it could be with writing, or bowling, or.. whatever
Chat with everyone
After it was brought to my attention that distributing sheet music without first consulting the copyright holder(s) is technically infringement, I contacted Christopher Larkin to learn what his policy is. After some back and forth, he told me the following:
We encourage fan remixes/arrangements provided they're free. So upon further thought, it's fine if you want to release your arrangement of Hornet for free on Musescore :)
This is a good thing for this community; as long as you're never making any money off an arrangement/remix/performance, he is okay with it.
However, the moment you make money off something, even if it's something as trivial as ad revenue from YouTube, then Christopher Larkin has every right to take it down. In fact, he still has every right to take even free stuff down, but I don't think that he will exercise that right.
So if you plan to make money off a work derived from Larkin's, you'd better consult with him first. If he doesn't get back to you, chances are that he's still figuring things out; a lack of response is NOT implicit approval. If your project will not generate money, then you're almost certainly good to go, and you shouldn't need to receive explicit permission.
I'm curious how active this group is... This seems like a relevant way to find out!
How many times have you saved the Kingdom of Hallownest?
Which ending(s) have you achieved on your playthrough(s)?
Or are you just here for the transcriptions of a beautiful soundtrack?