Re: Google Accused of Copyright Infringement Fwd:


Subject: Re: Google Accused of Copyright Infringement Fwd:
From: Eliot Handelman (eliot@generation.net)
Date: Wed Sep 21 2005 - 20:11:06 EDT


James Brody wrote:

>James Brody wrote:
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>>With the population explosion, the number of active composers is more than
>>30,000
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>How did you get this number?
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>-- e
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>Not the original source but some reflections:
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>http://www.fiu.edu/~garciao/Boola_Boola_Revisited.html
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>second paragraph
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>

" 20,000-30,000 so-called composers of Art music in the US (figures
compiled by the American Music Center)"
 
That's in the US.

>and
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>http://media.bournemouth.ac.uk/smd/articles/article1.html
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>3/4 the way down the article in the paragraph beginning
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>How large a threat is the demise of copyright to composers?
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>
>

"At present (according to PRS) there are over 30,000 composers living in the UK,"

That's in the UK.

 
I still wouldn't trust these numbers.

-- eliot



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