avoiding music plagiarism?

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avoiding music plagiarism?

Post by spartlan » 24 Aug 2014 22:43

Chuck Giffen suggested I post a topic here so here goes.

How do you avoid music plagiarism in composing a new piece?

I've found these sites helpful for checking melodies/tunes:

http://www.musipedia.org/
http://www.themefinder.org/
http://bestclassicaltunes.com/DictionaryPiano.aspx
http://www.multimedialibrary.com/barlow/
http://www.folktunefinder.com/

Does anyone know of other sites or have other ideas for avoiding music plagiarism?

Best regards, Susan

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Re: avoiding music plagiarism?

Post by choralia » 26 Aug 2014 09:50

I know about two tools that allow the identification of pieces where a certain sequence of notes is present:

- the Search by Melody tool at IMSLP;

- the Kooplet search engine by the Myriad Software team.

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Re: avoiding music plagiarism?

Post by spartlan » 26 Aug 2014 20:41

Thank for those new links. I didn't know about either of those sites. -Susan

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