Klarinet Archive - Posting 000127.txt from 1998/04
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Copyright
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 1998 19:03:38 -0500
Oops.....my mistake, I misread the K number....there is not a facsimile of
the Clarinet Concerto anywhere!
On Fri, 3 Apr 1998, Roger Garrett wrote:
> There is a facsimile of the original that has been published however, and
> anyone can make an edition based on it.
> Roger Garrett
> On Fri, 3 Apr 1998, Kevin Fay wrote:
> > You all need to be very careful here. Mozart is dead--all of his works
> > are in the public domain. Feel free to copy them (by hand).
> > The copyright for the actual printed copy you are looking at, however,
> > can be very much alive. Every copy of K. 622 that I have ever seend has
> > been edited, usually by some famous name or other. The publishing
> > company holds the copyright to that edition--it is very unlikely to be
> > in the public domain.
> > kjf
> > ----Original Message Follows----
> > Date: Thu, 02 Apr 1998 17:05:26 -0500
> > From: Mark Charette <charette@-----.com>
> > To: klarinet@-----.us
> > Subject: Re: Copyright
> > Reply-To: klarinet@-----.us
> > bert.six@-----.edu wrote:
> > > There wouldn't be any problem here, because when you talk
> > intergalactic,
> > > you talk of long light years. And remember that when a copyright
> > holder
> > > is dead for over 50 years, the copyright expires.
> > Ah - but if the copyright holder is travelling at close
> > to the speed of light then the copyright holder will
> > be alive in our time-space for a _very_ long time.
> > Anyway, the 50 year term is only for works created after
> > January 1, 1978. The law:
> > Duration of Copyright
> > Works created after January 1, 1978 will be protected for
> > the life of the composer (author) plus 50 years. Copyrights
> > in effect on that date, if renewed, will continue for 75
> > years from the date copyright was originally secured.
> > Those works in their initial 28-year period of copyright on
> > January 1, 1978 can be renewed for an additional 47
> > years, while the copyright of works in their renewal term
> > on that date were automatically extended for an
> > additional 19 years.
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> > There is no physics involved in playing a clarinet well.
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