Internet Marketing Requires Knowledge Of The Internet…. Resulting In Desktop-Wealth!

Internet Marketing Resources for Offline and Online Marketing

Public Domain Christmas Songs Question

Laura asks…

Is this public domain?

I am doing a play where we would like to have christmas music sung during the intermission. The cast will be busy doing scene changes etc, so we thought about prerecording them singing carols. Do we have to get permission to do this from someone, or do we have to note it in the program for copyright purposes?
Not sure how to handle this properly. Are some songs public domain (like old carols) and others not (like White Christmas)?

scottparat answers:

If the music is copyrighted, you need permission. You don’t need permission for this recording (YOU own that copyright) but rather for the music.

Many carols are public domain. Congress recently extended US copyrights to 90 years. (Thanks to big liberal Media lobbying/bribing them) Anything older than that is public domain, and you’re free to use it.

Some songs less than 90 years old may be available as the copyright was not renewed, but that’s not likely for a popular song.

Steven asks…

what are some christmas songs/pieces that are public domain?

scottparat answers:

We wish you a merry Xmas, jingle bells.

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

Email Question

Richard asks… How to find if email received is fake and fraudulent? Sometimes I receive emails stating you are selected for big awards, sometimes it says if you read emails, Microsoft will pay USD 245 per email and so on. How do I know if these types of emails are fraud? scottparat answers: Here’s the […]

Website Graphics Creator Question

Sandra asks… How much would it cost to have someone create a video game? I love to write and draw, and I wanted to know how much it might cost to have someone make a personal video game out of one of my stories. Because my stories have borrowed characters from other shows (which is […]

Speak Your Mind