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UK Music Publishers Take Down Canadian Sheet Music Site

The UK Music Publishers Association has succeeded in taking down the International Music Score Library Project, an enormously popular Canadian-based sheet music site that has posted thousands of public domain scores. The site has faced legal threats from European publishers in the past and worked hard to ensure that all […]

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April 21, 2011 18 comments News

IMSLP Faces Renewed Pressure From European Publishers

IMSLP, the International Music Score Library Project, is back in the news as the NY Times covers its popularity and pressure from some music score publishers. The site attracted significant attention in 2007 when it received takedown threats from some European publishers.  Note that contrary to the NY Times characterization […]

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February 22, 2011 1 comment News

DFAIT Posts Questionnaire on Canada – EU Economic Agreement

The Department of Foreign Affairs has posted a questionnaire that seeks Canadian perspectives on the doing business in Europe.  It seeks to identify potential impediments, which could include copyright issues (longer copyright term as arose in the IMSLP case, restrictive anti-circumvention rules) for some businesses.  The deadline for submission is […]

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May 25, 2009 1 comment News

IMSLP Back Online

The International Music Score Library Project, which attracted considerable attention last year over access to public domain works, is back up and online.  The site includes the founder's open letter and a look at the applicable public domain rules.

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July 1, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

IMSLP On the Way Back

CBC's Search Engine notes that the International Music Score Library Project, which I wrote about last year, is planning to relaunch this summer.

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May 21, 2008 1 comment News