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#919923 - 10/22/07 04:45 PM World largest online public sheet music library is shut down!
Etude21 Offline
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Registered: 10/21/07
Posts: 2
Possibly the largest free music score website in the world imslp.org has had to be taken offline after legal threats from classical music publisher Universal Edition.

Threats of court action come after the legal grey area of international cropywrite dispute. Scores legal in canada, U.s, Austrailia and other countries are not legal to distribute in the E.U.

Read the full story from the owner of imslp at http://imslp.org/ or join the on going discussion on the fourms

http://digg.com/videos/music/Internation...ly_Closes_Doors

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#919924 - 10/22/07 05:23 PM Re: World largest online public sheet music library is shut down!
Reaper978 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/05
Posts: 1326
Yes, well, they have to get their money now don't they.

For obscure scores (which are important, believe it or not), look here:

http://ca.geocities.com/cm_index/

Enjoy,

-Colin

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