Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use&#160;(for details see Privacy Policy).</p><p>date: 18 June 2019</p>

Copyrightlocked

  • Peter Kleiner,
  • E.P. Skone James,
  • Gavin McFarlane
  •  and Melville B. Nimmer

Extract

The legal right in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic property.

Copyright law is at once domestic and international. In each country protection is governed by local law which affects everyone who seeks to publish, perform or broadcast a work in that country, wherever he or she is from. (Masculine pronouns alone are used from here on.) A composer whose work is used in different countries will find that the details of protection in them will not be the same. Yet his work is treated in almost every foreign country in exactly the same way as that of composers who are local citizens, or whose works were first published in the country concerned....

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.