[Foundation-l] Werner Icking Music Archive may be closing

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 13:13:57 UTC 2010

On 1 March 2010 12:52, Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk> wrote:

> Judging from (an older version of?) the website, it's a general
> non-commercial license on all submissions:
> ::: The archive contains "free" sheet music, free for non-commercial usage. This
> ::: means that you may download the files and print paper copies, but neither
> ::: the files nor the paper copies may be sold. (...)
> http://www.daimi.au.dk/~reccmo/scores/Introduction.html#copyright
> I suspect the older (& definitionally public domain) material, could
> be rehosted, but we'd have to seperate that out from the rest, and
> then tackle the problem of whether any "editing" people have done to
> them gives rise to new copyrights...

So if we can help them find a new home that isn't us, we can at least
then pick out and curate the PD stuff.

Anyone got a contact at IA or ibiblio?

- d.

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