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Fair Use Provisions

There are general provisions in copyright law, called Fair Use provisions, that allow the use of copyrighted scores in educational pursuits. However, Fair Use does not allow for use of copyrighted works in many public performance settings, whether or not there is a charge to attend the performance, without the permission of the copyright holder.  That said, scores you borrow from a library, or through Interlibrary Loan, do not come with automatic permission for use in a public performance. For more information, check out:

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