Songwriters Unite – Help Protect Artists’ Rights by Signing the Petition

This week the most important trial most people have never heard of will begin in Washington, D.C, as songwriters fight against big tech. The Copyright Royalty Board will decide on a royalty rate for interactive music streams over the 2018-2022 period over the course of this year, hearing proposals from all sides of the music industry. Musicnotes is in full support of the mission to protect the rights of songwriters, composers and music publisher members to make sure they are paid fairly for the use of their work across all platforms. Royalties represent an important income stream for many music creators – did you know Musicnotes has payed out over
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Your Questions Answered: Why Free Sheet Music Costs More Than You Might Think

A question that comes up from well-meaning customers now and again is why all of the sheet music at Musicnotes.com isn’t free. The (very) short answer is, because we love music. Like, really, really love music. And we want to be able to ensure future generations are able to fall in love with music, too. We’re aware that there are websites that claim to offer ‘free sheet music.’ The problem is, not only are these sites illegal, the unlicensed, unprofessional arrangements they’re advertising come at a much higher hidden cost, the burden of which is put on music’s greatest supporters. Often these sites ‘sell’ advertising space, so they’re making a
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