Alfred Music, a leading publisher in music education since 1922, announces the release of Copyright Handbook For Music Educators And Directors ($19.99), which provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States.

The new book was designed to provide answers to the most common questions raised by educators and directors. This resource makes it easy to find specific answers by utilizing a user-friendly question-and-answer format. For ease of use, a thorough Glossary of Terms and an extensive Index are included.

Not meant to replace legal counsel, the Copyright Handbook is a starting point for music educators and directors with questions concerning copyright.

Topics include:

How to determine if a work is protected by copyright


The use of print music and lyrics

The use of audio

The use of video

Digital products and the Internet

Performance rights

Composing and arranging

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