Re: //Copyright monopoly and creative sounds
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Kraig Grady <kraiggrady@a...> wrote:
>Actually Kraig this is one situation where you can copy in the UK,
> one can easily take someones elses
> work and reduce it to absurdity
> or take all content out
> of it so it is not the same.
for the purpose of satire or criticism. I'm assuming this is the same
in most of Europe and why the http://www.xenu.net/ site can pull
apart the Scientologists theories, where the COS can sue the ass off
anyone who does it in the USA and frequently do.
By the way, I am aware that broadly speaking most countries'
Copyright Laws do mirror your views on IP rights a lot more closely
than mine. I just happen to think the laws and especially the USA's
DMCA and DRM laws are morally wrong.
- Olivier wrote to wire:
OB> Forgot to mention Bach's quoting of Vivaldi in some of his concertos...
Or wholesale transcription, in the case of the Concerto for 4 Klavier
(based on a 4-violin concerto of Vivaldi's).
There's a piece by Stockhausen I'd be appalled if I had to actually cite
by name ;-). Mind you, Beethoven had fun with anthems in Wellington's
Victory 1.5 century earlier ... I'm sure there are other uses of
patriotic themes (oh wait, Ives, duh).
The most startling intrusion I can think of -- it works just a sample,
in fact most like a "cut-in" record -- is the quotation from a Beethoven
sonata (I think it's from the prelude to the 4th movement of the
Hammerklavier, but unfortunately Ch-Cr is still in storage so I can't
check) in George Crumb's Makrokosmos v.2, which floats in like the Ghost
There's a metric ton of quotation in George Rochberg's post-60s work as
Jim Flannery newgrange@...
"There are three things required for happiness: good health,
selfishness, and stupidity, and without stupidity the others
are useless." -- Gustave Flaubert
np: F/i, _Why Not Now? ... Alan!_
nr: Claude Lévi-Strauss, _Tristes Tropiques_