What is an OpenScore edition exactly?
- Interactive file with sheet music
- Released under CC attribution licence, allowing unlimited copying adapting and sharing.
- Editable file with MuseScore free notation software for Windows, Mac or Linux or any program that supports import in music xml.
- Readable on any device, phone tablet, tv or computer. Music adapts to display.
In which formats will OpenScore editions be available?
OpenScore will be available in a variety of image, audio, and video formats
Which works will be transcribed first?
We have a list of 100 iconic works that we want to transcribe first. If all of these are covered, any other work which is in the public domain, can be added.
What about the copyright on OpenScore editions?
OpenScore editions are released under a Creative Commons attribution license. This means that the score is available for free and that unlimited copying, adapting and sharing is allowed. You do must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. Read more about the Creative Commons attribution license here.
What is creative commons (CC) attribution license?
You can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format. You can adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
Read more about the CC attribution license here.