More musical copyright craziness: Every melody has been copyrighted and stored on one hard drive.

Wait. What?

Damoen Riehl and Noah Rubin have set out to catalogue and copyright every single melody that’s musically and mathematically possible. And this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Watch.

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One thought on “More musical copyright craziness: Every melody has been copyrighted and stored on one hard drive.

  • February 19, 2020 at 6:47 pm
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    It gives a simpler answer to the question of copyrights to similar note patterns in music… they are, just numbers. Now imagine the courtroom battles, if an athletes number could be copyrighted?

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