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DG COPYRIGHT COMMITTEE: “Someone Wrote That Song”

DG COPYRIGHT COMMITTEE: “Someone Wrote That Song”

In honor of the delegation from the DG Copyright Committee’s trip to DC today, we encourage you to re-watch these puppets as they learn important lessons about artists and copyright:

“If a puppet tells you not to steal sheet music, we think you should listen. Especially if those puppets are voiced by Benj Pasek, Nick Blaemire, Kait Kerrigan and the inimitable Stephen Schwartz.” – Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk

As destructive and unfair to composers, lyricists and publishers as the illegal photocopying of sheet music has been over the years, the spread of free sheet music sites on the internet is threatening the very existence of professional publishing. In response to this threat, the Dramatists Guild formed the Anti-Piracy committee to combat the piracy of sheet music on the internet. The committee consists of Craig Carnelia, Andrew Lippa, Georgia Stitt, Stephen Flaherty, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk.