Re: Using Copywritten lyrics/music for musical.
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Posted by M Arthur Auslander on July 22, 2002 at 23:32:14:
In Reply to: Using Copywritten lyrics/music for musical. posted by Jessie Rano on July 22, 2002 at 19:21:39:
: I'm writing a musical for the university, but I wanted it to be somewhat like Mouline Rouge, in the music aspect, and use non-original lyrics and base music upon that used by the artists. I'm not sure what to do about copywrite laws or such. I know in the end, I too must have a copywrite, but till then, what do I do about the songs I wish to use? How do I get in contact with these big businesses about such things and is this a usual proposition in their field in which they would be willing to allow the use of the songs so freely (with minor costs and hopefully even less hassel)? Thank you.
Dear Mr. Rano,
M. Arthur Auslander
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