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Further Update on Happy Birthday Copyright

A US judge (George King) has ruled that Warner/Chappell, which acquired the copyright to Happy Birthday in 1988, only bought rights to specific arrangements of the melody, not to the actual song. Warner/Chappell got the rights when it bought another … Continue reading

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Musopen

On August 15, 2010, Aaron Dunn of Musopen launched a Kickstarter project to raise money for a recording goal. His vision was to hire an internationally renowned orchestra to record some great classical music, and then release it into the … Continue reading

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Sita Sings the Blues

While I was writing Green Comet, I happened upon Sita Sings the Blues, an animated movie created by Nina Paley. I enjoyed Sita very much. The animation work and the storytelling are excellent. It’s based on the Indian legend about … Continue reading

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